The Angels did not lose time and began making business after trading their designated hitter C.J. Cron to the Tampa Bay Rays, as they made a deal with the free agent Chris Carter to fill that role.
According to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register, Carter signed to a minor league for 1 year. Also, Jon Heyman of FanRagSports reports that Carter will earn $1.75 this year, with a bonus of $600 K if he manages to make it to the Majors.
With this move, it is uncertain if the Japanese star Shoei Ohtani will fulfill the role of designated hitter along with his pitching duties, as the Angels add depth to their squad.
Fletcher played for the New York Yankees last season, and in 62 games he notched an average of .201 with 8 HR's and 26 RBI's. However, during the 2016 season, he led the National League in Home Runs, slamming 41 in that year. He also led the NL in strikeouts with 206.