Cody Bellinger and Dodgers reach $ 17 million deal

Cody Bellinger stays with the Dodgers.

Lyou Dodgers will have Cody Bellinger again at least one more year. The Los Angeles team and the slugger reached an agreement to avoid arbitration before the lockout that occurred in December.

According to information from Jeff Passan, Bellinger would have agreed to have a contract for one more year and $ 17 million dollars. The deal could not be announced because the teams are unable to speak or make deals due to the work stoppage that has already started for more than three weeks. because they couldn’t agree to a new CBA.

Bellinger didn’t have his best season with the Dodgers hitting a 165 / .240 / .302 batting average with 10 home runs in 95 games, but they wanted to stick with him in the ninth before he came in as a free agent.

With this agreement, Bellinger will win $ 900,000 more than in 2020, But he will reach free agency in 2023.

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