The Los Angeles Dodgers officially signed first baseman Freddie Freeman to a six-year, $162 million contract.
The deal was first reported on Wednesday, and has now been made official by the team.
Freeman, now 32-years-old, slashed .300/.393/.503 in 2021 with 31 home runs and 83 RBI.
The 2020 NL MVP was previously on an eight-year, $135,000,000 contract signed with the Braves in 2014 before declining an $18.4 million qualifying offer with them last November.
The Dodgers at this point should be the heavy betting favorite to be next season’s World Series winner, who feature a lineup of Mookie Betts, Justin Turner, Max Muncy (when healthy), Cody Belliinger, Chris Taylor, and now Freeman.
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