Analysis of Contract Structures: Dodgers, Blue Jays, Diamondbacks, Hoskins, and Gallo


The free-agent market has slowly but surely heated up, as numerous deals have been completed in recent days. But there are still no indications that top free agents such as Cody Bellinger, Matt Chapman, Jordan Montgomery or Blake Snell are anywhere closer to signing.

Here are breakdowns of the most recent deals in baseball, via major-league sources.

Despite reports of James Paxton signing a one-year, $11 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the terms are actually one-year, $7 million, according to a source. The reasoning is due to an unspecified health concern, per a report from The Athletic.

Here’s a breakdown of the contract, per source:

Free-agent third baseman/designated hitter Justin Turner has agreed to a one-year, $13 million contract with the Toronto Blue Jays. Here’s a breakdown of the deal, per source.

Free-agent first baseman Rhys Hoskins and the Milwaukee Brewers are in agreement on a two-year, $34 million contract, per source. Here’s a breakdown of the deal.

Free-agent outfielder Joc Pederson and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a one-year, $12.5 million contract. Here’s a breakdown of the deal, per source.

Free-agent outfielder Joey Gallo has agreed to a one-year, $5 million contract with the Washington Nationals. Here’s a breakdown of the deal, per source.

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