The Mariners announced this evening that they have signed lefty Wade LeBlanc to a one-year contract extension. The deal will covering the 2019 season with a club options for 2020, 2021 and 2022. He will make a base salary of $2.75M in 2019 with performance bonuses that could earn him $4.75M. The option years can make the deal max out at $32 million if all incentives are achieved.
LeBlanc has pitched for seven teams in his 10-year career, but he’s enjoying his best so far this year in Seattle. He has a 3-0 record a 3.38 ERA and a 56/15 K/BB ratio in 11 starts and five relief appearances covering 72 innings.
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with infielder Miguel Rojas on a one-year, $6 million deal that takes him through the 2024 season.
The contract includes a salary of $5 million in 2024 and a club option salary of $5 million in 2025 with a $1 million buyout and charitable contributions.
The 33-year-old Rojas was acquired last month from the Miami Marlins for minor league infielder Jacob Amaya. He returns to the Dodgers for the second time, having made 85 appearances with the club in 2014 as a rookie.
Rojas hit .236 with six home runs and 36 RBIs in 140 games last season. He’s been in the majors for parts of nine seasons while playing five different defensive positions.