After tallying their third 95-loss season in as many 162-game campaigns, the Marlins made a splash on Sunday by including a key piece to their outfield in one other sign they’re prepared to take the subsequent step of their rebuild.
Miami has reportedly agreed to a four-year, $53 million deal with proper fielder Avisaíl García, according to Craig Mish of the Miami Herald. It is the most important contract given out by the group below its new possession group, and comes on the heels of a five-year extension to beginning pitcher Sandy Alcantara.
García, who turns 31 in June, has spent the previous two seasons with the Brewers after beforehand taking part in for the Rays, White Sox and Tigers. In 135 video games final yr, García hit .262/.330/.490, setting profession highs with 29 residence runs and 86 RBIs.
García is one thing of a Statcast darling, rating within the eightieth percentile or higher in barrel price, anticipated batting common, anticipated wOBA and common dash pace. The Marlins scored the second-fewest runs (623) within the majors final season.
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