The Giants have signed the left hand. Alex Wood Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area has a one-year contract. It’s a $ 3MM guarantee, which includes performance bonuses for ACES customers up to $ 3MM, according to Maria Guardado of MLB.com.
Wood, the former Dodger, will be reunited with Giants, president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi, who was Los Angeles general manager.Earlier in Southpaw’s career, Wood had his best season when Zaidi was in the LA front office and he was old. Most of the 30 years have been on his own since he broke into majors with Braves in 2013.Overall, Wood entered a strong 3.45 ERA / 3.72 SIERA system in 851 2/3 combined innings despite his retirement. Over the past few years, he had little opportunity to buy.
LA sent Wood to Cincinnati as part of a blockbuster deal ahead of the 2019 campaign, and the Reds are expecting him to provide them with a quality opportunity that year. However, a nagging back issue kept him out for most of the season and limited him to 35 2/3 frames from a 5.80 ERA pitch.
The Dodgers brought Wood back in an independent agency almost a year ago (January 12, 2020) with a $ 4MM warranty, but the incorporation did not go as planned. Wood struggled with a shoulder issue in the regular season where he threw 12 2/3 innings and made nine hits. But Wood managed to rebound during the Dodgers’ World Series-winning playoff round with 6 2/3 innings of a single run ball and eight hits each. Three walks Four goals scored, all of which came during a fall classic against Tampa Bay.
In a world suitable for the Giants, Wood will do much more like he did in last year’s playoffs than the regular season. Either way, it’s not surprising that they brought him into the paddock.Not only did Wood connect with Zaidi and manager Gabe Kapler, another former member of the Dodgers front desk, but Giants GM Scott Harris has informed. Knowing earlier this week that getting a handful of beginners is important for the team.
Giants disappear to the south Drew Smyly To the Braves, previously in free agency after he served as an inexpensive stealer for the 2020 club, causing them to temporarily leave them with a properly anticipated turnover. Wood should balance out the giants relying on two of Wood’s former Reds teammates – Kevin Gaussman and Anthony DeSclafani – same as Johnny cueto and Logan Webb.
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