San Francisco Giants send Joey Bart, a struggling catcher, to Triple-A. They also acquire Austin Wynns, from the Philadelphia Phillies

The San Francisco Giants Options for struggling catcher Joey Bart Triple-A Sacramento, acquired catcher Austin Wynns From the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday

Bart is the No. Bart, the No. 2 pick in 2008 draft is hitting just.156 with an OPS of.596 and 49 strikeouts in 108 plate- appearances. This is his first chance at taking over for former MVP and seven-time All-Star. Buster PoseyAfter last season, he retired. Bart has had seven RBIs and hit four home runs.

According to the San Francisco Chronicle: “We still believe Joey is an everyday catcher,” Giants president Farhan Zaidi stated to reporters. We thought it was sensible to give him a bit of a reset in the larger scheme of things. We are open to the idea that Triple-A at-bats can help a guy get on track.

Bart, 25 years old, spent the majority of his season at Triple-A. In 279 plate appearances, he hit.294 with an OPS.831 for Sacramento in 2021. He has a.201 OPS and a.605 OPS in just 225 plate appearances at the major league level.

Wynns, 31 years old, was hitting.365 in 134 plate appearances for Lehigh Valley, Phillies' Triple A affiliate. He has played 115 games in the major leagues for the Phillies. Baltimore OriolesHe hit.216 and had an OPS of 0.580. He has nine homers in his major-league career.

For Wynns, the Giants sent Michael Plassmeyer, a left-hander from the Giants, and cash considerations for the Phillies.

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