Atlanta also designated infielder Robinson Canó for assignment. In nine games for the Braves this season, Canó batted .154 (4-for-26) with a double and a run scored.
Adrianza, 32, batted .179 (15-for-84) with two doubles and seven RBIs in 31 games for the Nationals this season. The 6-foot-1, 198-pound native of Guarenas, Venezuela, signed a one-year contract with the Nationals in the offseason after winning the World Series with Atlanta last season.
Braves get: INF Ehire Adrianza
Nationals get: Minor League OF Trey Harris (Braves’ No. 29 prospect)
In the 2021 regular season, Adrianza played 109 games for Atlanta, hitting .247 (45-for-182) with nine doubles, five home runs and 28 RBIs.
Adrianza’s 16 hits as a pinch-hitter last season tied for the most in Major League Baseball. In total, he hit .250 (16-for-64) in pinch-hit situations with five doubles, three home runs and 12 RBIs.
Harris, 26, hit .238 (45-for-169) with two home runs in 59 games with Double-A Mississippi. The outfielder was originally drafted by the Braves in the 32nd round of the 2018 MLB Draft.