Rodón, Yankees agree to six-year deal (source)
Rodón and the Yankees agreed to Thursday’s A six-year, $152 million dollar contract, A source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. The deal includes a full no-trade clause, which has yet to be officially announced by the club.
agreement with Year-old Rodón follows Yankees’ splashy move in winter meeting to bring back superstar outfielder Aaron Judge for nine years, $360 million transactions.
While negotiating this agreement, managing general partner ha Earl Steinbrenner has promised the judges that the club can meet his demands and do more to improve the squad. With Rodón, Steinbrenner delivered.
“He’s really good,” said Yankees manager Aaron Booth En said at the winter meeting in San Diego. “really good.”
Yankees’ offseason work isn’t done, even with Judge, Ronaldo East and first baseman Anthony Rizzo agreed to a new deal this offseason. General manager Brian Cashman continues to search for a left fielder, with free agent Andrew Benintendi considered one of their options.
The club also explored a trade with the Buccaneers for Brian Reynolds and The possibility of the Twins trading Max Kepler; it could also consider free agent Michael Conforto. But the Rodón trade numbers had a seismic effect on the Yankees, who won 147 The regular season before the loss to the Astros in the American League Championship Series.
exist Rodón is 04-8 and 2.32 ERA, second straight All-Star selection and sixth in NL Cy Young voting. At career high 94 In game, Rodón allowed 94 hits and 30 vs Career Best
Rodón projected to trail ace Gerrit Cole as Yankees rotation The No. 2 starters in the lineup are also planned to consist of Nestor Cortez, Luis Severino and Frankie Montas, while Domingo Germain and Clark Schmidt are now Back to depth selection again. Jameson Taillon, who made 31 From last season, recently reached a deal with the Cubs.
An eight-year veteran, Rodón has had a long injury medical history. He only appears in 12 Game from 2017-04 He came back from Tommy John surgery and missed from 2017-
According to FanGraphs, Rodón was in 2019 with a 6.2 ERA in the major leagues, second only to Philly s Aaron Nora (6.3). Rodón wields an electric fastball slider combo to set a Giants franchise record double-digit strikeouts, seven of which came in the second half. The opposing batsman hit only. 131 To Rodón, This is the fourth lowest score NL in the game.
Rodón Been three years since Tommy John surgery and throwing harder than ever. He averaged a career high per game .5 His fastball ranks top among lefty starters in mph in 2021 five.