los angeles angelsagreed to a three-year contract with the starting pitcher needing to slot near the top of their rotation once again Tyler Andersonsources told ESPN’s Jeff Passon.
The deal, valued at around $39 million, was finalized hours before Tuesday’s deadline for players to decide whether or not to accept the qualifying offer. Anderson was made a one-year, $19.65 million qualifying offer by Crosstown los angeles dodgers but instead opted for a multi-year deal.
The Angels would now lose their second-round pick and the Dodgers would receive a pick after the fourth round in next year’s draft.
Anderson, 32, enjoyed a breakout season with the Dodgers in 2022, going 15–5 with a 2.57 ERA in 178⅔ innings and making his first All-Star team. His changeup was one of the best in the game, trailing only Sandy AlcantaraRegarding the pitch value.
Angels general manager Perry Minasian now has five starters locked up: Shohei OhtaniAnderson, Patrick Sandoval, jose suarez And reed daters, the last four of which are thrown with the left hand. But the team will likely continue with a six-man rotation next season, giving them at least one more starting pitcher to play for.
The Angels are under a cloud of uncertainty, given the possibility that longtime owner Arte Moreno will sell the team. But Minassian has insisted that he has still been given the ability to add players who can help the team bounce back after the season. He recently crushed There is speculation throughout the industry that he will explore the trade of free agent Ohtani after the 2023 season.
Anderson – whose signing comes nearly a year after Minassian’s signing noah syndergaardAnother starting pitcher is tied to a qualifying offer – if he can maintain his success from last season it will be a done deal.
they were considered a category below the likes of jacob degrom, justin verlander, Carlos Rodan and Kodai Senga on the free agent market but proved to be one of the most durable and effective starters in the game last season. And he signed for about $5 million more than what he made Houston Astros paid to maintain rafael monteroA 32-year-old setup reliever who also navigated a tumultuous career before 2022.
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