The Dodgers added more minor league depth on Wednesday. LA has signed 24-year-old catcher Chris Betts to a minor league deal. Note, Betts is of no relation to the Dodgers superstar outfielder Mookie Betts.
Betts the catcher announced the signing on his Twitter account complete with an incredible meme from The Office.
Beyond excited for my new home to be with the @Dodgers!!!
…no we’re not related pic.twitter.com/Rim0yw1NVj
— Chris Betts (@ChrisBetts26) February 9, 2022
Betts was originally drafted by Dodgers team president Andrew Friedman’s former team, the Tampa Bay Rays.
The Rays selected Betts in the second round of 2015 draft.
Betts, a Long Beach native, has spent the majority of the last five seasons in the minors. He finished the 2021 season in Double-A. Betts also played for the Perth Heat of the Australian Baseball league in 2018.
He owns a career slash line of .213/.330/.380.
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