He reliever Dominican Pedro Baez signed a two-season agreement with the Houston Astros, leaving behind his time in the MLB with the Dodgers.
According to rumors, the Los Angeles Dodgers were also not keen to re-sign Baez, who had a hard time in the playoffs last season and injuries have come in unexpected ways.
However, the Houston Astros If they trust his talent and that he can do better than he has been, awarding a contract of two seasons for more than 5 million, the precise amount has not been revealed by the sources of the MLB.
During the past season, Pedro Baez He pitched in 18 games and reached 17 innings with 13 strikeouts and 3.18 ERA, while in these playoffs, he threw 7.2 innings and allowed three runs with 2.52 ERA with the Angeles Dodgers.
Here the report:
Pedro Báez and the Astros have agreed on a two-year contract, per source. The deal is pending a physical. Báez, a converted third baseman, had a 3.03 ERA in seven seasons with the Dodgers.
– Jorge Castillo (@jorgecastillo) January 13, 2021
Baez He is a native of Bani, Dominican Republic, he is 32 years old and measures 6’0 in height, in addition, he plays for the Tigres del Licey in the Dominican League.
Pedro Baez was the only Dominican to be part of the Los Angeles Dodgers championship in the MLB 2020.