When Atkins called again this winter, Gausman couldn’t say no any longer.
Gausman and the Blue Jays finalized a five-year, $ 110 million contract Wednesday.
“I had a feeling Ross was going to call again,” Gausman said at a virtual introductory press conference. “We almost reached a deal two years ago and even last year, too.”
“The closer it got to decision time it was like, ’All right, this is the team that I think I’m going to win the most with,'” 他说.
Gausman, 谁转身 31 下个月, 原为 14-6 与 2.81 ERA and 227 strikeouts in 192 innings for San Francisco last season. He made the All-Star team for the first time and helped the Giants lead the majors with 107 胜.
The right-hander has a 64-72 record and 4.02 ERA in his nine-year career with Baltimore, Atlanta and the Giants.
Toronto went 91-71 but missed the playoffs. Since the end of the season, AL Cy Young Award winner Robbie Ray and fellow left-hander Steven Matz have become free agents and left the Blue Jays.
The Blue Jays on Wednesday confirmed the signing of right-hander Yimi Garcia to a two-year, $ 11 million contract. A seven-year veteran, Garcia went 4-9 与 4.21 ERA and 15 saves in 18 opportunities with Miami and Houston last season.