Dodgers Agree to One-Year Deal with Tony Cingrani

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PHOENIX, AZ – MAY 02: Tony Cingrani #54 of the Los Angeles Dodgers delivers a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on May 2, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

The stove isn’t quite hot yet for the Los Angeles Dodgers but they aren’t standing pat completely.

Ken Rosenthal reports that the team avoided arbitration and agreed to a one-year, $2.65M deal with Tony Cingrani.

The left-hander had a tough season, dealing with injuries that limited him to just 30 games. He finished with a 4.76 ERA, 2.32 FIP, and 36 strikeouts in 22.2 innings pitched. Cingrani came into the season as a candidate to be a setup man for Kenley Jansen but was derailed by a ‘dead arm’, left shoulder inflammation and a rotator cuff strain.

Despite the rough year, the 29-year-old gets a slight raise from the $2.3M he made in 2018. Cingrani figures to be counted on a key piece to the bullpen once again, assuming he’s healthy.

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Author: Vince Samperio

Vince Samperio is the creator of Chavez Ravine Fiends. He is currently the senior social media manager at Officialize and resides in San Diego. Vince was formerly a social media programmer at Bleacher Report, and the social media manager and associate editor of Dodgers Nation.

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