MLB Rumors: Tyler Anderson Linked To Two AL Teams

The Los Angeles Dodgers got a career year out of 32-year-old left-hander Tyler Anderson in 2022, so much so that they extended him the $19.65M qualifying offer. That would be a $12M raise for him if he accepts it. But it's apparent that the breakthrough pitcher might have a market for him for a mutli-year deal.

According to MLB Insider Jon Morosi, the Los Angeles Angels and the Boston Red Sox are two teams that are showing interest in adding the first-time All-Star. 

The Angels, of course, have struggled to put together a decent pitching staff for years now, and are always looking in the mid-rotation free agent market. 

The Red Sox' starting staff needs a bit of a lift, with Nate Eovaldi hitting free agency, and Chris Sale unreliable due to continued injury problems. 

Anderson broke out this year with a 2.57 ERA, two runs better than his previous lifetime mark, along with a 1.00 WHIP, also miles better than his career of 1.25. He started showing vast improvement in his K/BB ratio in 2021, convincing the Dodgers to sign him last season, and he continued that with a 138:34 mark this season.

He should be able to beat the $19.65M QO on a two-year deal if he heads out into the market. The Dodgers would like to have him back as well. 

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