Juris Familia, who was once the best closer in the league, has found a new team.

Reporter Bob Nightingale of ‘USA Today’ reported on the 26th (Korean time), “The Arizona Diamondbacks, who are trying to strengthen their bullpen, signed a minor league contract with veteran reliever Familia and invited them to spring camp.”토토사이트

“If he joins the major league roster, he will receive $1.5 million and a chance to receive a $500,000 incentive,” added Joel Sherman of the New York Post.

A native of the Dominican Republic, Familia started her professional career as an international free agent in 2007 and made her big league debut in 2012. He made a name for himself as a full-time closer in 2015, and in 2016, he recorded 51 saves and was named an All-Star for the first and last time in his career with his save king.

However, from the following year, he fell sharply, and since recording 18 saves in 2018, he has not recorded double-digit saves. He recorded 34 wins, 28 losses, 3.51 ERA, 125 saves, 71 holds, and 568 strikeouts in 11 major league seasons.

Last year, he went through the Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Red Sox, but his performance was below expectations with a 2-3 record, 6.09 ERA, 7 holds and 41 strikeouts.

Arizona showed a poor performance last year, ranking 25th in the major leagues with a 4.58 ERA in the bullpen. Accordingly, Cole Seolser was acquired from the Miami Marlins as a waiver claim, and Carlos Vargas was traded.

In addition, Miguel Castro and Scott McGoff signed free agency contracts, and Familia was added as a minor contract that day. ‘MLB Trade Rumors’ said, “It seems very unlikely that Familia will be on the major league roster right away. But he will greatly enhance the depth, and it will be a good lottery.”

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