Got Their Guy: Blue Jays Sign Free Agent Kevin Gausman For 5 Years

The Blue Jays offered the righty a multi-year deal early last offseason before he accepted San Francisco’s qualifying offer.

After pitching for the Orioles, Braves, and Reds, Gausman joined the Giants in 2020 and found a new level.

He entered the free agent market as one of the best arms available and earned a deal that will keep him as a Blue Jay through his age 35 season, paying him an AAV of $22 million per year.

Gausman joins a Blue Jays rotation of José Berríos, Alek Manoah, and Hyun Jin Ryu, with one more unclaimed spot.

and Bo Bichette in pre-arb or arbitration years, and a 91-win season to build off of, Toronto’s management claimed their top goal was improvement this winter.

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