Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tim Beckham traded to Orioles

Tim Beckham was traded by the Tampa Bay Rays to the Baltimore Orioles on July 31, 2017. The Rays in exchange received Tobias Myers. 

Beckham is a utility player at SS\2B\3B who hit 82 for 317, .259/.314/.407 with 12 HR, 36 RBI, 31 R, 5 SB in 87 games with the Rays in 2017. Over four MLB seasons with the Rays he hit .247/.299/.421 with 26 HR, 90 RBI, 81 R, 10 SB in 238 games. He was originally drafted by the Rays with the first overall pick in 2008. Beckham turned 27 on January 27.

RHP Myers was 2-2, 3.94 ERA, 35 K, 1.15 WHIP, .235 BAA in 29.2 IP over 7 GS at Short Season A Aberdeen in 2017. He was originally drafted by the Orioles in the sixth round in 2016. Myers will be 19 on August 5th.



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