DENVER — A day after the MLB season concluded with the Houston Astros' World Series win, the Colorado Rockies announced a trade looking ahead to 2023.
Outfielder Sam Hilliard was dealt to the Atlanta Braves on Sunday in exchange for Minor League right-handed pitcher Dylan Spain.
Hilliard, 28, struggled at the plate in 2022, hitting only .184 (32-for-174) in 70 games played for the Rockies.
Spain is a 24-year-old who was selected by Atlanta in the 10th round in 2021.
Colorado finished the 2022 season with a 68-94 overall record, finishing last in the NL West.
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