|Free agent OF/1B Chad Huffman: New recruit |
by Brian Walton of TheCardinalNation.com, February 11, 2013 at 11:46 am ET
Chad Huffman Profile
The St. Louis Cardinals have signed outfielder/first baseman Chad Huffman to a minor league contract, reports MLB.com. The 27-year-old did not receive an invitation to major league camp.
Originally drafted by the San Diego Padres in the second round of the 2006 draft, the right-handed hitter appeared in nine games for the 2010 New York Yankees. Huffman spent the last two seasons at the Triple-A level with the Cleveland Indians.
The former Texas Christian player has hit 20 home runs twice in the minors (2007 and 2009) and has a career line of .279/.372/.454/.826. On April 21, 2011, Huffman had a career day, launching three home runs and driving in a Columbus-team record 10.