Madison Bumgarner reportedly agrees to $85 million deal with Diamondbacks

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Updated: December 16, 2019
There were plenty of rumors as to where Madison Bumgarner would land via free agency, but the Arizona Diamondbacks were not generally named among the perspective destinations. So of course that’s where he landed, surprisingly signing a 5-year, $85 million contract (and one that included deferred money). Regardless of where he ended up there were going to be questions about his long-term potential, as he’s already started to look like a shell of his former self, but Arizona may be among the worst locale’s. Just look at last year’s home/road split as a reason for significant concern: Home – 2.93 ERA (122.2 IP) Road – 5. Read More...
 
http://omgili.com/ri/.wHSUbtEfZTjSGJch93OeJRqApz4vqBiZT4zmUgkm1NwnsGBZG_RuI_hEYFMz.mN2VPOLGAn_JgPBn6kdTlF9XBvb9009Ypw The D-backs have landed themselves an ace. The team has reached agreement with free agent left-hander Madison Bumgarner on a five-year contract, a baseball source confirmed, and the deal is worth $85 million, with $15 million deferred, according to another source. ESPN's Jeff Passan was first to break PHOENIX -- The D-backs have landed themselves an ace. The team has reached agreement with free agent left-hander Madison Bumgarner on a five-year contract, a baseball source confirmed, and the deal is worth $85 million, with $15 million deferred, according to another source. ESPN's Jeff Passan was first to break the news. Arizona has not formally announced a deal. Read More...
 
http://omgili.com/ri/.wHSUbtEfZTL_G07GdDBhCKt.LTHgw8W5P_R9ol0yShUBkBaQsOojjsI2JuGuyUU0PhiKZTIj2xHL350.YrfPPEt5X7rNMLfzyrnZgqD9qptyMOm0enRT.pv_hvikdcImFfHCOjSsWLgXtOXQGNz_IYDaIWZ4zow Madison Bumgarner has never been a Cy Young Award winner. Never won an ERA title. Never led his league in wins. Or innings. Or strikeouts. He’s simply been the best pitcher on the field most nights, particularly when those nights turned cool. Read More...
 

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