The Los Angeles Dodgers signed 2020 National League Cy Young Award winner Trevor Bauer to a $102 million, three-year contract on Friday afternoon, making him the highest paid MLB player in 2021.
Per USA TODAY Sports, the contract has an opt-out clause after the first two seasons and pays Bauer $40 million in 2021 and $45 million in 2022. As far as pitching talent goes, Bauer had a standout pandemic-curtailed 2020 season, topping the National League with a 1.73 ERA in 11 starts.
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