Free agent closer Liam Hendrix The Chicago White Sox has agreed a multi-year deal, pending materiel, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan.
Sources said that the agreement is for a period of three years and includes a fourth option and guarantees Hendrix $ 54 million.
Sources said that Hendrix, 31, will get $ 39 million in the first three years, and that the salary for the purchase option and the fourth year will be $ 15 million. If the White Sox rejects the option, it will be able to push the acquisition over several years.
Yahoo Sports has reported the agreement between Hendriks and White Sox.
Hendriks, who became a free agent last month when the Oakland Athletics team failed to make a qualifying bid, has been one of the most effective baseball players over the past two seasons, finishing second in ERA (1.60), fourth in WHIP (0.87) and third in The average for the first half is (7.2) and tied for eighth in the tackle (39).
He finished the regular 2020 season with 1.78 ERA and MLB – the second best of 14 saves in 15 chances, then recorded a win, save and 3.18 ERA post-season.
The Australian Savior had his best career rate of 12.3 walking strikes and 13.1 strokes in all nine runs last season and was this year’s best rest in the MLS.
Hendriks became a staple for A’s manager Bob Melvin late in matches during the 2019 season. The right-handed man, who earned $ 2.15 million in 2019, is the former opening player who has become the closest reliable. He went 4-4 with 1.80 eras and 25 assists during 75 appearances in his career spanning 85 rounds and made an all-star team for the first time. Turns 32 on Feb 10th.
Hendrix was assigned to the assignment on June 25, 2018 – he’s gone through that nearly six times so far – and then began Oakland’s 7-2 wildcard loss at Yankee Stadium just over three months later.
Oakland Closer received a nice raise when it signed a $ 5.3 million one-year contract ahead of the 2020 season to avoid salary arbitrage.
In 10 major league seasons with the Twins, The Royals, Blue Jays and a Thousand, he has a record of 19-27 with 40 saved and 4.10 eras.
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