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.