Orioles agree to terms with infielder/outfielder Adam Frazier

The Orioles today announced that they have agreed to terms with infielder/outfielder ADAM FRAZIER on a one-year contract for the 2023 season. 

Frazier, 31, appeared in a career-high 156 games for the Seattle Mariners in 2022, pacing the team. He slashed .238/.301/.311 (129-for-541) with 22 doubles, four triples, three home runs, 61 runs scored, 42 RBI, 46 walks, and a career-high 11 stolen bases. His four triples led the team and ranked tied for ninth in the American League. According to Statcast, he ranked in the top five percent of MLB in strikeout rate (12.1%) and whiff rate (14.4%). Defensively, he made appearances at five different positions, playing 124 games at second base, 21 in right field, 16 in left field, four at shortstop, and two in center field. He ranked eighth among MLB second basemen with six outs above average, per Statcast. Frazier made his Postseason debut in 2022, appearing in five games for Seattle and tallying five hits with one double, three runs scored, one RBI, and one walk.

In 2021, Frazier was named to his first career All-Star team as a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates after slashing .330/.397/.463 (115-for-348) with 26 doubles, four triples, four home runs, 53 runs scored, 29 RBI, 33 walks, and five stolen bases in 89 games prior to the All-Star Break. He finished the year with career highs in hits (176), batting average (.305), doubles (36), runs scored (83), walks (48), and on-base percentage (.368) in 155 combined games between the Pirates (98 G) and San Diego Padres (57 G). He ranked among Major League leaders in hits (8th) and average (10th).

A native of Athens, Ga., Frazier was selected by the Pirates in the sixth round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft out of Mississippi State University. He made his Major League debut with Pittsburgh on June 24, 2016. The left-handed batter is a career .273/.336/.392 (751-for-2,751) hitter with 149 doubles, 25 triples, 43 home runs, 374 runs scored, 257 RBI, 228 walks, 41 stolen bases, and a .728 OPS in 821 combined games with the Mariners (2022), Padres (2021), and Pirates (2016-21). He is a two-time Gold Glove Award finalist at second base (2019-20) and was the Pirates’ recipient of the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Heart and Hustle Award in 2017 and 2021.

The Orioles’ 40-man roster currently has 40 players.

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