Los Angeles Dodgers Re-Sign Free Agent Pitcher

Bringing him back.

The Los Angeles Dodgers are re-signing free agent pitcher Jimmy Nelson to a one-year, $1.2 million contract.

Nelson has the ability to earn up to $4 million.

The Dodgers originally declined his $1.1 million option in November, but appear to have had a change of heart since then.

Nelson has yet to pitch in a game since he underwent Tommy John surgery in August of 2021.

Nelson was fantastic when he pitched for the Dodgers in 2021, posting a 1.86 ERA, 0.93 WHIP, and 44 strikeouts over 29 innings.

Over seven career seasons, the thirty-three-year-old holds a 4.12 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, and 622 strikeouts over 662 innings of work. He's spent six seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers and one with the Dodgers.

He'll likely be utilized out of the bullpen.
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