Andrew Benintendi


Offishial news, 6/9/21: Backing out on Andrew Benintendi

Vote your favorite Marlins position players to the 2021 MLB All-Star Game. Last offseason, the Miami Herald reported the Marlins’ involvement in Andrew Benintendi trade talks. The main reason why they didn’t get him? Miami refused to include Jon Berti. The money that would’ve been used to pay Benintendi’s salary ultimately went to free agent Adam Duvall.

Royals' Andrew Benintendi: Launches seventh homer

Benintendi went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and an additional run scored in Thursday's 6-1 win over Oakland. In the seventh inning, Benintendi got on with a single and came around to score on Hunter Dozier's RBI double. Benintendi added a solo shot in the eighth to pad Kansas City's lead. The outfielder's resurgent season continues, as he's posted a .288/.345/.428 slash line with seven home runs, 30 RBI, 29 runs scored and seven stolen bases across 229 plate appearances. He's trimmed his strikeout rate from 32.7 percent last year to 19.2 this season, which has likely played a role in his return to his usual level of production after an injury-plagued 2020.

Andrew Benintendi starting for Royals Wednesday

Kansas City Royals outfielder Andrew Benintendi is in the lineup Wednesday in the team's game against the Los Angeles Angels. Benintendi is getting the nod in left field while batting third in the order against Angels starter Griffin Canning. Our models project Benintendi for 1.0 hits, 0.5 runs, 0.3 RBI...

Andrew Benintendi sitting for Royals on Tuesday

Kansas City Royals outfielder Andrew Benintendi is not in the lineup Tuesday in the team's game against the Los Angeles Angels. Benintendi is being replaced in left field by Edward Olivares against Angels starter Andrew Heaney. In 221 plate appearances this season, Benintendi has a .289 batting average with a...

Royals' Andrew Benintendi: Day off Tuesday

Benintendi will sit Tuesday against the Angels. Benintendi finds himself on the bench for just the fifth time this season. He's bounced back nicely from a poor and injury-shortened 2020 season, hitting .289/.344/.418. Edward Olivares starts in left field in his absence.
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Kansas City Royals completes Andrew Benintendi trade

News surging the media confirmed that the Kansas City Royals have officially completed their trade for outfielder Andrew Benintendi, bringing joy to the fans. The Boston Red Sox, on Friday night, confirmed to the world that they had picked minor-league right-handed pitchers Luis De La Rosa and Grant Gambrell from the Kansas City Royals as the two players - whose name were revealed later - in the deal was first announced back in February, which was also reported by online casinos in the united states at the time.

Red Sox News: Mystery players from Andrew Benintendi deal finally revealed

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - JUNE 01: Andrew Benintendi #16 of the Kansas City Royals hits a grand slam in the the fifth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Kauffman Stadium on June 01, 2021 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images) The Red Sox finally completed the Andrew...

Red Sox get 3 prospects to complete Andrew Benintendi trade

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Red Sox acquired outfielder Freddy Valdez from the New York Mets, and left-handers Luis De La Rosa and Grant Gambrell from Kansas City on Friday to complete the three-team trade that sent outfielder outfielder Andrew Benintendi to the Royals on Feb. 10. Valdez and...

Royals' Andrew Benintendi: Homers, triples Saturday

Benintendi went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and a triple in Saturday's loss to the Twins. Benintendi recorded his first triple of the season in the bottom of the first inning and later blasted his sixth long ball off Jose Berrios, but his strong performance wasn't enough to lift the Royals to a win here. That said, the outfielder extended his hitting streak to six games and has recorded three multi-hit contests during that stretch.
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Red Sox receive Freddy Valdez, Grant Gambrell, and Luis De La Rosa to complete Andrew Benintendi trade

We learned recently that Friday was the deadline for the Red Sox to receive the player to be named later they were to get from the Mets as part of the Andrew Benintendi trade. Ever since the deal originally went down over the offseason, we’ve been hearing vague whispers about these prospects being better than the typical players to be named later in trades. Now, we finally get a name to put to at least one of them. That name would be Freddy Valdez, a 19-year-old outfielder who comes over from the Mets system. Chad Jennings of The Athletic had the news first.