White Sox sign Grandal to 4-year, $73M deal
The Chicago White Sox and catcher Yasmani Grandal have agreed to a four-year, $73-million contract, the team announced on Thursday. OFFICIAL: The #WhiteSox have agreed to terms on a four-year, $73-million contract with free agent All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal (@YazmanianDVL08). Under terms of the agreement, Grandal will receive $18.25 million per year from 2020-2023. pic.twitter.com/dczzZo8UTE — Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) November 21, 2019 Grandal, 31, is coming off a one-year deal with the Milwaukee Brewers, which he signed after rejecting the one-year qualifying offer the Los Angeles Dodgers tendered to him.
If you thought the free - agent market was already packed with talent, it became a little more crowded Friday. The deadline to tender contracts to A year ago, players such as Matt Adams, Mike Fiers and Jared Hughes were non - tendered , each of them going on to solid seasons that helped their new clubs.
Players who are tendered a contract remain under team control and will agree on contract numbers at a later date. A team's decision to tender a While these players can still be dealt ahead of Monday's deadline, here are some of the biggest names who could be non - tendered and hit the free agent
With Monday’s 8 PM ET contract tendering deadline past, it’s official: 56 players were not tendered contracts and are now free agents,. There were over 200 players, so roughly 75 percent of eligible players were tendered contracts.
We mentioned that shortstopis . Other notable players not tendered contracts include outfielder ( ), shortstop , second baseman César Hernández, third baseman , starter , starter , reliever , infielder José Peraza, and catcher .
Teams consider a player’s health, age, and production when deciding whether or not to tender them contracts, as well their projected salaries in arbitration and the teams’ own payroll flexibility. Non-tendered players also open up a spot on the 40-man roster, which can be important for some teams with the Rule 5 draft that will take place next week during the Winter Meetings.
Boras: 2 new 'mystery teams' in pursuit of Cole .
It wouldn't be the winter meetings without a mystery team entering the mix for one of the biggest free agents. © Dylan Buell / Getty Images Sport / GettyGerrit Cole's agent, Scott Boras, met with the media Tuesday and said there are two mystery clubs interested in the ace, according to MLB.com's Bryan Hoch. Cole has met with the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Los Angeles Angels, and is expected to exceed a $300-million payday in free agency, which would supplant the Washington Nationals' and Stephen Strasburg's reported record-breaking deal for a pitcher.