Ehire Enrique Adrianza Palma was born on August 21, 1989, he is a Venezuelan-American professional baseball shortstop for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the San Francisco Giants, Minnesota Twins, and Atlanta Braves.
Adrianza began his professional career in 2006, playing for the DSL Giants and hitting .156 in 122 at-bats. In 2007, he played again for the DSL Giants, improving his batting average to .241 in 249 at-bats, stealing 23 bases in 29 attempts.
Adrianza played in the United States for the first time in 2008, splitting the season between three teams – the AZL Giants (15 games), Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (one game) and the Fresno Grizzlies (two games). Overall, he hit a combined .288 in 66 at-bats.
On February 6, Adrianza was claimed by the Minnesota Twins. He played in 70 games for the Twins in 2017, compiling a batting average of .265 with 2 homers and 24 RBI. Before the 2018 season began, Adrianza agreed to a one-year contract worth $1 million.
On January 26, 2021, Adrianza signed a minor league contract with the Atlanta Braves organization. He also received an invitation to attend Major League spring training.
On March 27, Adrianza was selected to the 40-man roster. In 2021, he batted .247/.327/.401 with 5 home runs and 28 RBIs. The Braves finished with an 88-73 record, clinching the NL East, and eventually won the 2021 World Series, giving the Braves their first title since 1995.
On March 14, 2022, Adrianza signed a one-year contract with the Washington Nationals.