3:04 p.m. For Anderson, it’s a three-year, $39MM deal, according to MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. Tweets.

3:02 p.m. The Angels are under contract with free agent Grady. Tyler AndersonAs John Heyman of the New York Post reports (Twitter link). Andersen received a one-year qualifying offer of $19.65mm, but his deal with the Halos means he’s swapping for a more lucrative contract. Anderson’s deal is a three-year deal worth roughly $40 million, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. It increases. Anderson is represented by the Beverly Hills Sports Council.

Tyler Anderson

Anderson, 33 in December, turned in a career-best season with the Dodgers in 2022, pitching to a career-high 2.57 ERA in 178 2/3 innings. He also struck out 19.5% of his opponents with a 4.8% walk rate and a 40.1% ground ball rate.

A former Rockies first-round pick (No. 20 overall in 2011), Anderson showed promise as a starter in 2016 (3.54 ERA in 114 1/3 innings) before struggling at Coors Field and eventually suffering a major knee injury in some of his prime. He was diagnosed with a chondral defect in the cartilage, which sidelined him for the better part of a year and ended his tenure with the Rockies.

After leaving Colorado, Anderson’s return to big league relevance is impressive to say the least. He was signed to a one-year deal by the Giants in 2020, and Anderson did so during a season shortened by Covid. His 4.37 ERA in 11 starts/13 total appearances wasn’t exactly eye-popping, but it earned him another big league deal with the Pirates the following season. Both the Phillies and Mariners went hard after Anderson at the 21st trade deadline, with the lefty eventually landing in Seattle. His 31 starts for league-average pitching earned him a one-year contract with the Dodgers.

As they often do, the Dodgers found a way to coax a new level of performance out of Anderson in 2022. Andersen didn’t improve his pitch repertoire, but he relied more heavily on his changeup than he did in the shortened 2020 season. . RJ Anderson of CBS Sports It suggests Anderson has ditched the changeup grip he’s used in recent years and gone back to the old grip to create more drop and limit hard contact more effectively than ever before. Anderson ranks in the 98th percentile of MLB pitchers in average exit velocity and opponent hard hit rate, and is in the 95th percentile in terms of strikeout rate on pitches outside the plate.

Anderson Now in his mid-30s, it’s up to Angel to help him continue to be the 2022 version of himself. This is the first multi-year contract of Anderson’s career, and surprisingly, the first multi-year contract the Angels have given to a free agent starter since he was signed. Joe Blanton Ten years and three principals ago. Owner Arte Moreno seems to be opposed to multi-year deals except for a few exceptions – the Halos followed suit Gerrit CollFor example – and it’s Andersen who bucks that trend in a season where Moreno could be selling the franchise. It’s also the second straight summer that Moreno and general manager Perry Minassian have jumped the market to sign a pitcher who received a qualifying offer. Prior to the QO decision, the Angels signed Noah Syndergaard to a one-year, $21MM contract last year.

Anderson goes to the rotation facing the two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani, manager Phil Nevin left fourth to follow his ace in the rotation. The three angels Patrick Sandoval, Reid Detmers And Jose Suarez I enjoyed it, inside Under the radar fashiona very productive 2022 season.

Adding Anderson gives the Angels a solid quintet to lean on, and the Halos have a few in-house options to run a six-man rotation if Ohtani chooses to get an extra day off. correct Chase Silseth, Griffin Canning, Chris Rodriguez, Johnson Junk, Tukey Toussaint. And David Davis All are on the 40-man roster, according to South Paws Tucker Davidson, Jonathan Diaz And Kenny Rosenberg. That certainly doesn’t rule out more additions, and some depth options may not even last the entire season on the 40-man roster.

The annual breakdown of Andersen’s deal has not yet been determined, although it is believed to be a split for the time being, which would push the Halos to a projected $173MM for the 2023 season. By Roster Resource Jason Martinez. For luxury-tax purposes, Anderson’s deal pushes the Angels to $187.5MM.

The Angels open the 2022 season with a franchise-record $188.6MM payroll, so by signing Anderson, they’re netting themselves up to $15MM from their high-water mark. Several holes to fill around the roster — the infield, perhaps the corner outfield, the bullpen — could give them the ticket to push for a new franchise record third straight season.

Since the Dodgers paid the luxury tax through 2022, their compensation for losing Anderson would be a pick between the fourth and fifth rounds of next year’s draft. Meanwhile, the Angels surrendered their second-highest draft pick as a team that did not receive revenue sharing or pay the luxury tax, and their league-allocated international bonus pool was reduced by $500,000.



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