The Washington Nationals acquired outfielder Trey Harris from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for infielder/outfielder Ehire Adrianza on Monday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.
Harris, 26, was Atlanta’s No. 29 prospect according to MLBPipeline.com. He hit .238 with eight doubles, one triple, two home runs, 16 RBI, 18 walks, four stolen bases and 25 runs scored in 59 games for Double-A Mississippi in 2022.
The right-handed hitting Harris was the winner of Atlanta’s 2019 Hank Aaron Award presented annually to the top offensive player in Atlanta’s Minor League system. He hit .323 with 26 doubles, seven triples, 14 home runs, 73 RBI, 36 walks, eight stolen bases and 73 runs scored in 131 games between three levels of Atlanta’s system.
Harris has hit .283 with a .362 on-base percentage and a .417 slugging percentage in 339 games across four Minor League seasons. He was originally selected in the 32nd round of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Missouri.
Adrianza, 32, hit .179 with two doubles, seven RBI, one stolen base and five runs scored in 31 games for the Nationals this season.