Welcome to Miami? Raisel Iglesias confessed signing with Marlins “for 10 million less”

By Daniel de Malas / danieldemalas@swingcompleto.com

The Cuban closer Raisel Iglesias spoke with Swing Completo in our “Noticiero con Swing” and among other topics, he confessed his real interest in playing with the Miami Marlins, to the extent that he would accept a contract considerably less than what the market offers this season. come down.

With live fans (Reynier Méndez and Sergio Segón), Raisel Iglesias commented that “I want to win, but I already want to play in my city (The Cuban lives in Miami)”

“I’ll tell you more,” the pinero reliever continued, “I’m capable of leaving up to 10 million on a table if I get a tempting offer from the Marlins.”

Raisel, who is undoubtedly the best reliever in the free agency market, is coming off a dream season in 2021 with the Los Angeles Angels.

Cuban law achieved in the campaign his first hundred strikeouts (103) exclusively as a reliever, as he had struck out 104 in his 2015 MLB debut with the Cincinnati Reds, but started 16 of 18 games pitched, according to the Full swing statistics department.

In addition, Iglesias equaled his record for games saved with 34 (as in 2019), while he was the leader in games finished with 59, a new personal best.

However, the most impressive of his statistics this 2021 were those based on his control, as Raisel only gave away 12 tickets in 70 innings worked, to achieve his best frequencies for life in the Major Leagues in: BB9 (1.5), SO / BB (8.58) and SO9 (13.2).

Returning to the interview with the Isla de la Juventud pitcher, Iglesias agreed that the Marlins “should have three or four Cubans on the roster, this city belongs to Cubans.”

The stage for Raisel in free agency should be hovering around 4 years and 50 million, as well as reportedly SpotRac, the Cuban closer’s income exceeds $ 35 million in salary and bonus, since he signed with Cincinnati in June 2014.

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Welcome to Miami? Raisel Iglesias confessed signing with Marlins “for 10 million less”