Published On: Sun, Jul 18th, 2021

White Sox, RHP Lance Lynn Agree to $38 Million Deal for 2022, 2023

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CHICAGO—For Lance Lynn, it was pretty simple. “There’s no point in going into free agency if you know where you want to be,” he said. Lynn is enjoying his first season on the South Side of Chicago, and the White Sox feel the same way. So they solidified their relationship on Saturday, announcing a $38 million, two-year contract for the All-Star right-hander covering 2022–23. The 34-year-old is earning $8 million in 2021, the final season of a $30 million, three-year contract he signed with Texas in 2018. Lynn is 9–3 with an AL-best 1.99 ERA in 16 starts. He was acquired in a December trade with the Rangers for right-hander Dane Dunning and lefty Avery Weems. With Lynn helping anchor the rotation, the White Sox had an eight-game lead in the AL Central heading into Saturday’s game against Houston. “They’ve put together a winner here,” Lynn said. “That’s what I …

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