2021 Cy Young winner Robbie Ray has signed a contract with the Seattle Mariners. The new contract is worth $115 million over five years. His deal, which he signed as a free agent, also has an opt-out clause after the third year.
ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported the news via Twitter on Monday afternoon.
Reigning AL Cy Young winner Robbie Ray and the Seattle Mariners are finalizing a five-year, $115 million contract with an opt-out after the third season, sources familiar with the deal tell ESPN.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) November 29, 2021
Ray, a lefty, was All MLB First team in 2021, along with winning the Cy Young and being the American League ERA and strike out leader in the same year. He accomplished this in his second season with the Toronto Blue Jays. He was traded to the Blue Jays from the Diamondbacks in August of 2020.
He capitalized on his contract year to the tune of a huge contract with the Mariners, who have added other pieces in winter. Stay tuned to TGH for more news from MLB free agency.
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