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Otters re-sign outfielder Baez


EVANSVILLE, Ind. - The Evansville Otters announced Friday morning the re-signing of Jeffrey Baez.


Baez was a solid bat for the Otters in 2022, batting .243 and playing in 82 of the Otters' 96 games. He had 10 doubles, 2 triples and eight home runs in the 2022 campaign.


Baez was a 2021 midseason acquisition for the Otters, being acquired in a trade with the Kane County Cougars of the American Association. For the Otters, Baez batted .319 with 14 runs, five doubles, two triples, seven home runs, 24 RBIs, and 10 stolen bases in 22 games played.


Earlier in 2021 with Kane County, Baez hit .296 with 41 runs, 12 doubles, four triples, 14 home runs, 49 RBIs, and eight stolen bases in 65 games played.


Originally from Venezuela, Baez spent eight years in the Chicago Cubs organization from 2011-18, reaching as high as Double-A with the Tennessee Smokies. Baez spent 2019 with Jackson, the Double-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks organization. Overall, in the minors, Baez batted .258 with 416 runs, 661 hits, 125 doubles, 26 triples, 71 home runs, 320 RBIs, and 212 stolen bases.


Season ticket packages are on sale now for the 2023 season. Individuals who pay in full by March 1 are eligible for exclusive season ticket holder benefits. Find more information here or call us at (812) 435-8686.


Group and single-game tickets will go on sale in the Spring.


The Evansville Otters are the 2006 and 2016 Frontier League champions.


The Otters play all home games at historic Bosse Field, located at 23 Don Mattingly Way in Evansville, Ind. Stay up-to-date with the Evansville Otters by visiting, or follow the Otters on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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