Dec. 11 (Bulletinstandard) — The Toronto Blue Jays have launched shortstop Troy Tulowitzki regardless of nonetheless owing him $38 million.
Toronto introduced the transfer on Tuesday, making Tulowitzki a free agent. Tulowitzki, 34, is a profession .290 hitter with two Gold Glove awards and 5 All-Star appearances. He has performed in simply 66 video games during the last two seasons as a result of accidents.
He’s owed $20 million in 2019, $14 million in 2020 and has a $four million buyout in 2021.
“2Lo is my dawg man,” Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman tweeted Tuesday. “Tremendous sad to see my brother go. He is a winner. Unreal clubhouse presence. All the time prepared to assist and mildew younger gamers. Top-of-the-line baseball minds I’ve ever been round. His profession is way from over. See you quickly my bro!”
Tulowitzki missed the whole 2018 season. He hit .249 with seven dwelling runs and 26 RBIs through the 2017 marketing campaign. His final All-Star season got here in 2015, when he hit .280 with 17 dwelling runs and 70 RBIs in 128 video games for the Colorado Rockies and Blue Jays.
Tulowitzki performed for the Rockies from 2006 till being traded through the 2015 season to the Blue Jays. He was the No. 7 general decide within the 2005 MLB Beginner Draft.