Anthony DeSclafani and Giants agree to three seasons and $ 36 million


0
Anthony DeSclafani and Giants agree to three seasons and $ 36 million

Right-handed pitcher Anthony DeSclafani and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a three-year, $ 36 million deal, securing the 31-year-old long-term after a year in which he gave a great display with the team, sources familiar with the matter told ESPN. the deal.

The Giants, who led baseball with 107 wins last season, are moving aggressively to rebuild their rotation. Another pitcher the team is chasing is right-hander Alex Cobb, a source told ESPN’s Alden Gonzalez.

DeSclafani had the best season of his career in 2021 after signing with the Giants for $ 6 million, going 13-7 with a 3.17 ERA in 167.2 innings. Primarily a fastball sliding pitcher, DeSclafani’s premium control and the Giants’ excellent defense combined well as he tied a career-high with 31 starts.

San Francisco’s desire to jump into the pitching market comes as a potential lockout on Dec. 2 approaches and a finite number of rotation-worthy pitchers continue to leave the board. Those who have already signed include Justin Verlander, Noah Syndergaard, Eduardo Rodríguez and Andrew Heaney. Next week you could see Cobb, left-hander Steven Matz, right-hander Jon Gray and right-hander Corey Kluber find deals.

The best pitchers in the class, Max Scherzer, Robbie Ray, Kevin Gausman and Marcus Stroman, could wait until after the lockout to sign.

After the DeSclafani signing, the Giants’ projected payroll is around $ 100 million, giving them significant flexibility to seek out big and small dollar free agents alike, as they try to strengthen their lineup and put together a rotation behind. Logan Webb, 25, his rising star from 2021.


What's Your Reaction?

hate hate
0
hate
confused confused
0
confused
fail fail
0
fail
fun fun
0
fun
geeky geeky
0
geeky
love love
0
love
lol lol
0
lol
omg omg
0
omg
win win
0
win