Free agent closer Liam Hendrix The Chicago White Sox agreed to a multi-year, pending, physical deal, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan.
Sources said that the agreement is for a period of three years and includes a fourth option and guarantees Hendrix $ 54 million.
Sources said that Hendrix, 31, will get $ 39 million in the first three years, and that the salary for the call option and the fourth year will be $ 15 million. If the White Sox rejects the option, it will be able to push the acquisition over several years.
Yahoo Sports has reported the agreement between Hendriks and White Sox.
Hendriks, who became a free agent last month when the Oakland Athletics team failed to make a qualifying bid, has been one of the most effective baseball players over the past two seasons, finishing second in ERA (1.6), fourth in WHIP (0.87) and third in The average of the first half is (7.2) and tied for eighth in tackling the ball (39).
He finished the 2020 regular season with 1.78 ERAs and the second best 14 saves for MLB in 15 Chances, then recorded a 1-win, Confident and 3.18 PM in the post-season period.
The Australian Savior had his best career rate of 12.3 walking strikes and 13.1 strokes in all nine runs last season and was this year’s best rest in the MLS.
Hendriks became a staple for A’s manager Bob Melvin late in matches during the 2019 season. The right-handed man, who earned $ 2.15 million in 2019, is the former opening player who has become the closest reliable. He went 4-4 with 1.80 eras and 25 saves during 75 appearances in his career spanning 85 rounds and made the All-Star Team for the first time. Turns 32 on Feb 10th.
Hendrix was assigned to the mission on June 25, 2018 – he’s gone through that nearly six times so far – and then began Oakland’s 7-2 wildcard loss at Yankee Stadium just over three months later.
Auckland Closer got a nice raise when he signed a $ 5.3 million one-year contract ahead of the 2020 season to avoid salary arbitrage.
In 10 major league seasons with the Twins, The Royals, Blue Jays, and Alf, he has a record of 19-27 with 40 saved and 4.10 epochs.