The Most Important Baseball Movement in 2021
Undoubtedly one of the most important moves ending the year 2021 has been the signing of three-time Cy Young winner Max Scherzer, by the New York Mets, who have signed the stellar pitcher to a juicy 3-year contract for the incredible sum of $130 million, Scherzer maintains a record of 190 games won, 97 lost, and an effectiveness of 3. 16 in his major league baseball history, where he has pitched for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Detroit Tigers, Washington Nationals, Los Angeles Dodgers, and will now pitch for the New York Mets.
Robbie Ray, another athlete in baseball’s 2021 moves
Stellar left-handed pitcher and Brentwood native Robbie Ray won the 2021 Cy Young Award in the American League, where he posted great numbers in the campaign that ended in October, with 248 strikeouts, 193 innings pitched in 32 starts, a 2.48 ERA and 13 wins and 7 losses.
Ray was declared a free agent at the end of the season, with which several teams went crazy looking for the possibility of acquiring the services of the left-hander, but finally it has been the Seattle Mariners who have managed to sign him with a contract for 5 years and the sum of $115 million.
2011 American Cy Young sign with the Astros
Right-handed pitcher Justin Verlander has signed a contract for the sum of $50 million to play two years with the Houston Astros, the negotiation has been carried out before the lockout, receiving the approval of the MLB authorities.
Other moves in MLB baseball
Among the movements that have stood out in Major League Baseball is the signing of shortstop Corel Seager, who has signed a 10-year, $325 million contract with the Texas Rangers.
Another athlete who has figured in the movements of the Major League Baseball, is one of the most coveted infielders, Marcus Semien with whom the Texas Rangers have reached a 7-year agreement for the amount of 175 million dollars. Semien had declared himself a Free Agent and was being tempted by several teams, he has also achieved a great season with Toronto Blue Jays, setting a record of 45 home runs for a player of his position, 102 runs batted in and 115 runs scored.