Yankees release Rougned Odor for good

The Yankees from New York finally released the Venezuelan Rougned Odor and becomes a free agent for the season 2022 of the Major League Baseball – MLB.

According to a report from the Bronx organization this Tuesday, Rougned Odor received his release from the New York Yankees and therefore goes to the free agency of the Big leagues, so he will seek a new contract for the 2022 season, which could be his ninth as a professional in the best baseball in the world.

Last Friday, the Yankees made movements on their roster and among them he highlighted that Odor was placed on assignment with Clint Frazier, Days later, both players, who are available to any other team in MLB 2022, finally become free agents.

Now, both players are available in the Major League market.

Odor contractual status

Odor was acquired by the Yankees from the Rangers for the 2021 season, being under a 6-year, $ 49,500,000 contract with the Texas team that includes a 2,000,000 signing bonus and an average annual salary of 8,250,000.

According to the Sportrac portal, the Venezuelan’s contract is divided as follows:

  • 2017 – 1.000.000$
  • 2018 – 3.000.000$
  • 2019 – 7.500.000
  • 2020 – 9.000.000$
  • 2021 – 12.000.000$
  • 2022 – 12.000.000$
  • 2023- 13 MILLION (Team Option)

Something that will have to be resolved by the organization that decides to sign “El Tipo”.

Numbers with the Yankees

The marabino played with the Yankees a total of 102 games, giving 65 hits, 15 home runs, 39 RBIs, 42 runs, an AVG of .202, OBP of .286, OPS of .665 and SLG of .379.