Ken Rosenthal reports that the San Diego Padres have signed free agent lefty Drew Pomeranz. There is no word yet on the terms of the deal. [Update, Bill Baer: It’s expected to be for four years at $34 million, per Robert Murray.]
Pomeranz struggled in the Giants rotation last season but he was outstanding down the stretch out of the pen after being traded to Milwaukee, posting a 2.39 ERA and 45/8 K/BB ratio across 26.1 innings. He’ll likely continue as a lefty bullpen arm for the Padres — again, that 5.68 ERA with the Giants was pretty ugly — though he could also be a rotation option in a pinch.
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.