Braves acquire OF Sam Hilliard from Rockies

Braves acquire OF Sam Hilliard from Rockies

The Colorado Rockies traded outfielder Sam Hilliard to the Atlanta Braves on Sunday in exchange for minor league right-hander Dylan Spain.

Hilliard, 28, batted .184 with a .544 OPS in 70 games for the Rockies in 2022, while also spending 37 games at Triple-A Albuquerque. In four big league seasons, Hilliard is batting .212 with a .717 OPS, 29 home runs and 71 RBIs.

Spain, 24, has never advanced past the Single-A level in his two seasons in the Braves organization after he was drafted in the 10th round in 2021. The Hawaii native has a 4.03 ERA in 47 minor league appearances.

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