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A.J. Pierzynski | Catcher

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (38) / 12/30/1976
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 235
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Braves signed C A.J. Pierzynski to a one-year, $2 million contract.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reported the contract details. Pierzynski will serve as as a backup to young Christian Bethancourt in 2015 after batting .251/.288/.337 over 362 plate appearances last season for the Red Sox and Cardinals. Jan 7 - 3:30 PM

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Career Stats
YearTMGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1998MIN7103000111200.300.364.300.664
1999MIN9226200331400.273.304.364.668
2000MIN338827512111251410.307.344.455.799
2001MIN11438111033275551165717.289.317.441.758
2002MIN13044013231664954136112.300.334.439.773
2003MIN137487152353117463245531.312.360.464.824
2004SF131471128282117745192701.272.319.410.729
2005CWS128460118210185661236802.257.308.420.728
2006CWS140509150240166465227210.295.333.436.769
2007CWS136472124240145054256611.263.309.403.712
2008CWS134534150311136066197110.281.312.416.728
2009CWS138504151221134957245211.300.331.425.755
2010CWS12847412829095643153934.270.300.388.688
2011CWS12946413329184838233300.287.323.405.728
2012CWS135479133184277768287800.278.326.501.827
2013TEX134503137241177048117611.272.297.425.722
2014STL1023388512153725145401.251.288.337.625
Career Totals:186566361867368231778377542838291421.281.319.424.743

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Christian Bethancourt
2A.J. Pierzynski
3John Buck
4Jesus Flores
1B1Freddie Freeman
2Joey Terdoslavich
2B1Alberto Callaspo
2Phil Gosselin
3Jose Peraza
SS1Andrelton Simmons
2Pedro Ciriaco
3B1Chris Johnson
2Kelly Johnson
LF1Zoilo Almonte
2Jonny Gomes
3Eury Perez
CF1B.J. Upton
2Joe Benson
RF1Nick Markakis
2Dian Toscano
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Julio Teheran
2Mike Minor
3Shelby Miller
4Alex Wood
5Michael Foltynewicz
6Wandy Rodriguez
7Manny Banuelos
8Eric Stults
9Tyrell Jenkins
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Craig Kimbrel
2Jason Grilli
3Shae Simmons
4James Russell
5Luis Avilan
6Jim Johnson
7Juan Jaime
8Arodys Vizcaino
9Michael Kohn
10Josh Outman
11Ian Thomas
12Mauricio Cabrera
13Donnie Veal
14Brandon Cunniff