League sources said on Monday that the Chicago White Sox had agreed to the terms with Liam Hendrix, the closest to a three-year contract with a fourth-year option. Hendriks guarantees $ 54 million whether or not the option is picked.
Deal, and it is the largest so far in a Slow moving non-seasonal marketPending physical examination.
Hendrix, 31, made 14 saves for Auckland A team in the short 2020 season. Has 39 saves and 1.79 eps in the past two seasons – best era of any pitcher with at least 75 rounds. He hit 161 hits in 110 runs at that time. On his recent Friends appearance, Hendriks made three endgame stops at Game 3 of the MLS series to win.
Hendrix, born in Perth, Australia and represented by Matt Hanaford of ALIGND Sports Agency, was an all-star debut in 2019, his ninth season in the major league, and in 2020 he was ninth voted by AL Cy Young.
Seeking to build on the dock of last season, the first since 2008, White Sox added Hendrix after six weeks of trading to start pitcher Lance Lane, 22-14 with 3.57 ERs for the Texas Rangers in the past two seasons. White Sox also signed midfielder Adam Eaton.
Hendrix replaces Alex Colome, who became a Free Agent after two successful seasons with the White Sox. Hendriks was the best dealer available on the free agent market.
The Toronto Blue Jays, the Houston Astros, the New York Mets and the Los Angeles Dodgers share an interest in Hendrix.
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