Dodgers News: Dodgers Have Agreed To A Deal With Chris Taylor To Avoid Arbitration

Update: Mark Feinsand of MLB.com is reporting that  Chris Taylor’s 2-year deal is worth $13.4 million. Taylor will earn $5.6 million in 2020 and $7.8 million in 2021.

The Dodgers have announced that they have avoided arbitration with infielder/outfielder Chris Taylor by agreeing to a 2-year contract extension. The financial terms of the extension have not yet been released.

Taylor had been seeking $5.8 million in arbitration while the Dodgers countered at $5.25 million

This deal buys out Taylor’s arbitration years for 2020 and 2021. He will be free agent eligible in 2022.

Taylor, 29, hit .262/.333/.462 with 29 doubles, 4 triples, 12 home runs, 52 RBIs, 8 stolen bases, and 52 runs scored in 124 games while splitting time at second base, shortstop, third base, left field, center field, and right field.  He’s in line to operate in a super-utility role again in 2020.