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Anthony Rendon Agrees to Seven-Year, $245 Million Deal with Angels

Free agent Anthony Rendon has agreed to a seven-year, $245 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels, MLB Network's Jon Heyman reports

The contract includes no opt outs, and there is no money deferred in the deal, per the New York Post's Joel Sherman.'s Mark Feinsand reports that Rendon's contract includes a full no-trade clause.

Rendon's $35 million annual average value will be second in the league for a position player behind new teammate Mike Trout, who stands at roughly $36 million AAV. 

The two-time Silver Slugger joins the Angels after winning the World Series with the Washington Nationals in October. On the way to his first championship, Rendon finished third in the NL MVP race and led MLB in doubles (44) and RBI (126), while also making his first All-Star appearance.

The Angels are still reportedly planning to add a "significant" starting pitcher prior to the 2020 season and are pursing Madison Bumgarner, Hyun-jin Ryu, Dallas Keuchel or a trade for Jon Gray, according to MLB Network's Jon Morosi

Trout tweeted his reaction to the deal Wednesday night. 

Meanwhile, Rendon's ex-teammate Trea Turner was not so happy about the news. 

Rendon finished the 2019 season with a .319 batting average, 34 home runs and 1.010 OPS.