Dodgers sign Blake Treinen to a two-year deal

MLB: World Series-Los Angeles Dodgers at Tampa Bay Rays
FILE PHOTO: Oct 25, 2020; Arlington, Texas, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Blake Treinen (49) reacts after striking out Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Willy Adames (not pictured) to end the ninth inning of game five of the 2020 World Series at Globe Life Field. The Los Angeles Dodgers won 4-2. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

January 8, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Tuesday that they re-signed right-handed reliever Blake Treinen to a two-year deal plus a team option for 2023.

The contract is worth $17.5 million over the first two seasons, according to reports. The option is reportedly worth $8 million.

The 32-year-old Treinen went 3-3 with a 3.86 ERA in 27 appearances in 2020 for the world champion Dodgers. He pitched in 11 postseason games and went 1-1 with a 4.76 ERA and recorded the save in Game 5 of the World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Prior to joining the Dodgers, Treinen pitched for the Washington Nationals (2014-17) and Oakland Athletics (2017-19). He was an American League All-Star in 2018 for the Athletics when he went 9-2 with a microscopic 0.78 ERA and 38 saves.

Overall, Treinen is 29-25 with a 3.02 ERA and 72 saves in 372 appearances (seven starts).

–Field Level Media