ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves today signed OF Jordan Luplow to a one-year contract worth $1.4 million. The club’s 40-man roster stands at 38.
Luplow, 29, spent last season with Arizona, hitting 11 home runs and compiling a .634 OPS in 83 games. The 6-foot-1, 195-pound native of Visalia, Calif., hit eight of his home runs against left-handed pitching, and owns a career .842 OPS against lefties.
Luplow made starts at all three outfield spots last season, with the majority coming in right field, where he played 41 games (25 starts). He also started four games in center field (five total games) and 18 games (21 games) in left field.
Originally drafted in the third-round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft by Pittsburgh out of Cal State Fresno, Luplow made his major league debut in 2017 with the Pirates. He moved to Cleveland in 2019, and hit a career-best 15 home runs that season. He also played with Tampa Bay and Arizona during his six-year career. He owns a .745 career OPS in 322 games.