Houston Astros sign infielder Niko Goodrum

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - MAY 26: Niko Goodrum #28 of the Detroit Tigers looks on against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on May 26, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images) (Nic Antaya, 2021 Nic Antaya)

The Houston Astros have signed utility infielder Niko Goodrum.

Goodrum spent the past four seasons as a utility infielder for the Detroit Tigers. In 2021, Goodrum hit .214 with 9 home runs, while playing 66 of his 90 games at shortstop.

Goodrum has played 7 different positions at the major league level, everything but pitcher and catcher.

He’s a career .230 hitter with 42 home runs in 1,332 career at bats.


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