Reporter Yoon-Jun Ko = Jack Britton, who once climbed to the top of the save list, but was at the crossroads of retirement due to a sharp fall, successfully completed the showcase.
‘New York Post’ columnist John Heyman reported on the 16th (Korean time), “Britten has started pitching in the bullpen for six major league teams.”
It is known that the clubs that participated in the showcase were the Los Angeles Angels, San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers, and New York Mets. The Detroit Tigers are also interested in Britten, but he did not participate in the showcase.
Britton is a veteran reliever with a career record of 35 wins, 26 losses, 3.13 ERA, 61 holds, 154 saves and 532 strikeouts. In particular, in 2016 when he was with the Baltimore Orioles, he showed a great performance with 2 wins, 1 loss, 0.54 ERA, 47 saves and 74 strikeouts, and he also ranked 4th on the Cy Young Video at the time. 메이저놀이터
After moving to the New York Yankees, he went out with Aroldis Chapman as a bullpen one-two punch, and was reborn as the best setup man in the league. However, his injuries and sluggishness came together, and his performance began to decline sharply from the 2021 season.
Last year, he only played in 3 games, and left the team lonely with an ERA of 13.50. His average velocity dropped significantly, and he was in poor shape.
Fortunately, his current physical condition is known to be fine, and the restraint that fell seems to have returned to some extent. However, the problem is his price. Britton are asking for a rather large amount right now, so it’s unclear if any team will be able to meet it.