Jacob deGrom’s new rotation simply received one other enhance.
The Texas Rangers are signing right-hander Nathan Eovaldi to a two-year, $34 million contract, ESPN reported Tuesday evening, lower than 4 weeks after deGrom left the Mets to hitch the Rangers on a five-year, $185 million deal. Eovaldi’s deal reportedly carries a third-year vesting participant possibility.
Texas will lose its third-round decide as a result of Eovaldi rejected the qualifying supply from the Red Sox, per ESPN. They already misplaced a second-rounder by signing deGrom.
Eovaldi, 32, spent the final four-plus seasons with the Red Sox. He had a 3.87 ERA and 103 strikeouts in 109 ⅓ innings (20 begins) final season. He earned his first profession All-Star nod in 2021, when he had a 3.75 ERA with 195 strikeouts in 182 ⅓ innings.
Eovaldi debuted with the Dodgers in 2011 earlier than he was traded to the Marlins in 2012. The Yankees then acquired him from the Marlins after the 2014 season and he spent two years in The Bronx. He was launched by the Yankees after the 2016 season as he was set to overlook all of 2017 because of elbow surgical procedure.
The Rays signed him in early 2017 with an possibility for 2018, when he returned from surgical procedure and made 10 begins for Tampa Bay earlier than he was traded to the Red Sox.