Dodgers re-sign Blake Treinen to 2-year, $17.5M deal
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers re-signed pitcher Blake Treinen to a two-year, $17.5 million deal.
The team says the deal that runs through the 2022 season includes a team option for the 2023 season.
Treinen receives a $4 million signing bonus, of which $1 million is payable this Jan. 31 and $3 million on Dec. 15, 2022. He will earn $6 million in both 2021 and 2022. The team option in 2023 is worth $8 million and includes a $1.5 million buyout, meaning the deal could be worth $24 million over three years.
The 32-year-old right-hander earned $3,703,704 during the abbreviated 60-game season last year prorated from a $10 million, one-year contract.
Treinen was 3-3 with a 3.86 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 27 games last year. He tied for the team lead in wins and appearances during the regular season. He appeared in a team-high 11 postseason games, going 1-1 with a 4.76 ERA, including a save in Game 5 of the World Series against Tampa Bay. He had five strikeouts in 2 2/3 innings while helping the Dodgers win their first championship since 1988.
A 2018 All-Star, Treinen had previous stints with Oakland and Washington.