CAMDEN, NJ -- Former Rivershark Drew Macias has signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Angels. Macias, 28, will report to spring training to compete for a spot on the Major League roster.
Macias spent most of the 2011 season with the Camden Riversharks before signing a contract in August with the San Diego Padres to play for their AAA affiliate, the Tucson Padres. With the Riversharks, he batted .267 and had 63 hits in 74 games. When Macias left the team, his .366 on-base percentage led the ‘Sharks and his eight home runs was the fifth highest total.
“We are always very pleased when one of our former players is signed by a major league organization,” states Adam Lorber, General Manager of the Camden Riversharks. “We wish him great luck in the future.”
Macias made his major league debut in 2007 with the San Diego Padres and has previously been a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks organization, as well. He has played in 69 career Major League games.
Macias was originally drafted in the 35th round by the San Diego Padres in the 2002 Major League Draft.