Dodgers fans won’t love this reality, but the idea of trading Arenado in the NL West is not one the Rockies wanted to entertain.Los Angeles Angels
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According to reports, Bauer's deal is for three seasons, but with opt-out clauses after each of the first two years. On an annual basis, however, he will be the highest paid player in MLB history in both 2021 and again in 2022, if he stays both years.
The Dodgers had been quiet this winter before the move. Several role players, including Joc Pederson, Kiké Hernández, Alex Wood and Pedro Báez, signed elsewhere and third baseman Justin Turner remains available in free agency. And other than tweaks to the bullpen — including the acquisitions of Corey Knebel and Tommy Kahnle, plus the re-signing of Blake Treinen — the roster remained largely unchanged.Kansas City Royals
This is a win-win situation for both parties. The Orioles get to bring in a big-name starter on the cheap, while Hernandez has the opportunity to earn significant starts in 2021.Seattle Mariners
If the Mets were to sign Bauer, the average annual value of his contract would likely take them over the $210 million luxury tax threshold for the 2021 season.