Sources: Astros acquire Mancini from Orioles
The Houston Astros have acquired first baseman/outfielder Trey Mancini from the Baltimore Orioles, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Mancini, 30, is hitting .268 with 10 home runs and 41 RBIs this season, his sixth with the Orioles (51-51), who have surprised this season and are just three games out of the American League’s final wild-card spot entering Monday’s games.
Mancini has been a bright spot as the Orioles have gone through a difficult rebuild. He earned Comeback Player of the Year honors in the American League last year after missing the 2020 season to be treated for Stage 3 colon cancer.
He joins an already formidable lineup for the Astros (67-36), who are atop the AL West standings.
Mancini has a .270 average, 117 home runs and 350 RBIs in 701 career games.
The news was first reported by The Athletic.
ESPN’s Jeff Passan and The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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