LOS ANGELES — 4-time All-Star Cole Hamels signed a one-year contract Wednesday with the Los Angeles Dodgers via the tip of the season, including extra depth to a pitching workers that has been racked with accidents.
Hamels held a tryout for groups final month. The left-hander will report back to the Dodgers’ spring coaching complicated in Arizona to get additional stretched out earlier than becoming a member of the large league membership.
The 37-year-old Hamels was restricted to 1 begin final season with the Atlanta Braves as a result of shoulder irritation and arm fatigue. He went 3 1/3 innings on Sept. 16 at Baltimore and allowed three earned runs.
Hamels, the 2008 World Sequence and NLCS MVP with Philadelphia, shall be going into his sixteenth season. He has a profession file of 163-122 with a 3.43 ERA and a pair of,560 strikeouts in 423 video games. In his final full season in 2019 with the Chicago Cubs, he went 7-7 with a 3.81 ERA.
The defending World Sequence champions have three starters on the injured listing — Clayton Kershaw (left elbow irritation), Tony Gonsolin (proper shoulder irritation) and Danny Duffy (flexor pressure), who was acquired final week in a commerce with the Kansas Metropolis Royals. Reigning NL Cy Younger Award winner Trevor Bauer stays on administrative depart whereas police and MLB are investigating allegations of sexual misconduct towards the pitcher.
To make room for Hamels on the 40-man roster, the Dodgers designated right-hander Yefry Ramírez for project.