Craig Kimbrel is back in the division where he spent the best years of his Major League Baseball career. The Close agreed to a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies for the upcoming 2023 season.
The veteran will have an opportunity to establish himself as one of the best closers of all time in the majors and One year, $10 million turned down signingAccording to Ken Rosenthal.
The right-hander is coming into the regular season with the Los Angeles Dodgers after starting as the team’s closer, but failed to establish himself on the job and was pulled in the ninth inning by manager Dave Roberts.
2022 in normal rows, right hand left A record of six wins and seven losses, 72 strikeouts, 22 saves, 60.0 innings worked and a 3.75 ERA in 65 appearances on the mound.
The reliever has not been consistent in the Big Top in recent seasons. With Chicago White Sox in 2021, Kimbrel was wobbling in his head after posting stat numbers Two wins and two losses to record a career high ERA of 5.09 in 23.0 innings of work.
The veteran would look to dominate 2023 with a winning team, which comes from winning the National League and reaching the World Series where they faced the Houston Astros.
On top of that, the Alabama native finds himself Just six saves from becoming seventh reliever in MLB to reach 400 career locks, “Dirty Craig” returns to the East Division of the old circuit, where it spent its first five seasons atlanta braves
This will be the seventh outfit in MLB for the pitcher after passing through the Georgia franchise. San Diego Padres, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers.
In his list of winners, Kimbrel was chosen. Rookie of the Year in 2011 season, Selected to eight All-Star Games and one World Series with the Red Sox in 2018, The pitcher accumulated career numbers of 41 wins and 36 losses, 394 saves, 1,098 strikeouts, a 0.98 WHIP, and a great 2.31 ERA.