The 35-year-old Chirinos gets a $5.5 million salary this season, and his deal includes a $6.5 million club option for 2021 that includes a $1 million buyout. Frazier will make $3.5 million, and the Rangers have a $5.75 million option on the two-time All-Star for 2021 with a $1.5 million buyout. After Chirinos played 442 games with the Rangers from 2013-18, the team declined a $4.5 million option and he became a free agent.
Posted: January 15, 2020, 10:45 pm
The Boston Red Sox announced their second trade of the offseason Tuesday, a few hours after a press conference where ownership discussed the departure of manager Alex Cora. The Red Sox have acquired left-handed pitcher Jeffrey Springs from the Texas Rangers in exchange for first baseman/outfielder Sam Travis. Boston also announced it has designated right-handed pitcher Bobby Poyner for assignment in order to make room for Springs on the 40-man roster.
Posted: January 15, 2020, 10:36 pm