The deal is reportedly worth $32 million and will be finalized after a physical, according to Rosenthal. The veteran right-hander pitched last season on a veteran’s minimum contract of $507,000.
Lackey, who turned 37 in October, is coming off a 13–10 season for the St. Louis Cardinals with a 2.77 ERA after starting a career high 33 games. His 218.0 innings were the second most of his career since pitching 224.0 in 2007.
- Christopher Chavez