dodgers and right arm Tony Gonsolin The team announced it had signed a two-year, $6.65 million contract to avoid arbitration. The deal will not affect the club’s team control window as he is still controllable until the 2026 season.
Athletic’s Fabian Ardaya reports financial breakdowns for Beverly Hills Sports Council clients (on Twitter). Gonsolin is set to make his $3.25 million during the next season, which sits a little north of the halfway point between his $3.4 million filing and the team’s $3 million offer. . The deal includes his rather modest $3.4 million base salary for 2024, but the right-hander could tackle a decent amount if he stays healthy this year. Gonsolin’s 2024 salary will increase by $500,000 if he plays 14, 16, 18, 20, 24 and 28 games this season, adding his $3 million to his 2024 salary. may be The deal also includes bonuses based on Cy Young voting results.
of Associated Press Gonsolin’s 2024 salary could increase by $1.125 million if he wins next season’s Cy Young, $625,000 for a top-three finisher and $500,000 for a fourth-of-five finisher. reporting. According to AP, a relief appearance of at least 3 1/3 is equivalent to an opening for escalator purposes. Presumably a means of protecting the path to unlock the escalator should Gonsolin be positioned behind the opener.
It’s a relatively insignificant deal in the big picture, but it definitely locks in club and player costs over the next few years. Having qualified for arbitration as a Super 2 player earlier this winter, Gonsolin has two more seasons of arbitration eligibility to cover 2025-26. The Dodgers’ arbitration work ended this offseason, as the Dodgers had agreed to contracts with nine other Erb-eligible players before the January 14 deadline.
Gonsolin debuted in 2019 and was a depth starter over the first two seasons. The St. His Mary product has been consistently effective, but didn’t take a permanent spot in the Dodgers’ strong rotation until last year. During the 2022 campaign, Gonsolin solidified himself as one of the sport’s preeminent pitchers. He posted an impressive 2.14 ERA in 130 1/3 innings covering 24 starts. 207 on the ball makes him unlikely to maintain an ace-level run defense, but the 28-year-old hits 23.9% of his opponents above average with a strong walk percentage of 7%. I was. Even if his ERA is a step down, he still has plenty of power as a mid-rotation pitcher.
Dodgers’ salary is just under $222 million. Roster resourceThe team’s competitive balance tax amount is several million dollars above the base threshold of $233 million. They are about $238 million in estimated CBT debt.