As free-agency has ramped up, especially in the AL West, the Mariners made a push and acquired Robbie Ray at the tune of $115 million for five years, with an opt out after three, per Jeff Passan at ESPN.
Reigning AL Cy Young winner Robbie Ray and the Seattle Mariners are finalizing a five-year, $115 million contract with an opt-out after the third season, sources familiar with the deal tell ESPN.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) November 29, 2021
Ray, 30, is the reigning Cy Young winner who is coming off a 13-7, 2.84 ERA season. He also struck out 248 in his 2021 campaign.
Mariners are doing things. Looking at several other big pieces including Javier Baez and Kris Bryant (and others).
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) November 29, 2021
We expect to see more of these signings transpire in the next few days.