• Mets sign Jose Martinez to $1 million split contract

    8 days ago - By New York Post

    The Mets' search for low-risk, potential high-upside depth brought them to completing a deal with Jose Martinez on Thursday. Martinez, a veteran 1B/OF who spent last season with the Cubs and Rays, agreed to a one-year split contract with the Mets that will pay him $1 million if he makes the club. A right-handed bat,...
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  • Dodgers, Corey Knebel Avoid Arbitration

    Dodgers, Corey Knebel Avoid Arbitration

    8 days ago - By MLB Trade Rumors

    The Dodgers have avoided arbitration with right-hander Corey Knebel , agreeing to a one-year deal worth $5.25MM, reports USA Today's Bob Nightengale. It's a slight bump from last year's $5.125MM salary for the Excel Sports client. This is Knebel's final year of arbitration eligibility, as he'll be a free agent following the 2021 campaign.
    [Related: MLBTR's 2021 Arbitration Tracker ]
    Los Angeles acquired Knebel, 29, from the Brewers in a buzzer-beating trade before MLB's tender deadline earlier in the offseason. Milwaukee had been set to non-tender Knebel before finding a last-minute taker...
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  • Mets To Sign Jose Martinez

    8 days ago - By MLB Trade Rumors

    The Mets have agreed to a one-year, split contract with free agent outfielder/first baseman Jose Martinez , reports USA Today's Bob Nightengale. If he makes the Major League roster, he'll receive a $1MM salary with up to $500K available in additional incentives. In the minors, he'll earn at a $225K clip, per MLB.com's Mark Feinsand. Martinez is represented by Octagon.
    The 2020 season was a forgettable one for Martinez, who posted an awful .182/.265/.295 slash in 98 plate appearances between the Rays and the Cubs. That line included a particularly woeful stretch following a trade from Tampa...
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  • Report: Mets agree to deal with Jose Martinez

    8 days ago - By TheScore

    The New York Mets are signing outfielder Jose Martinez to a split contract, according to Bob Nightengale of The USA Today. Martinez will earn $1 million with the chance of an additional $500,000 in incentives if the slugger makes the MLB roster. The 32-year-old spent the 2020 season with the Tampa Bay Rays and Chicago Cubs, hitting .182/.265/.295 with two homers over 34 games. More to come. Copyright © 2021 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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