Rangers pull offseason stunner (again) with five-year, $185 million deal for Jacob deGrom
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Jacob deGrom is a two-time Cy Young winner, routinely throws his fastball at 100 mph (or greater), and is considered by many as the best pitcher in baseball.
Based on the past two seasons, he also rates as one of the game’s most injury-prone pitchers.
He has made 26 starts the past two seasons, 38 over the past three when including the COVID season. He’ll turn 35 in June.
As of Friday night, deGrom will be paid an average $37 million a season through 2027 by the Texas Rangers, who once again set the free-agent market.