Rizzo and the Yankees agree to a 2-year, $40 million contract

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    Rizzo hit 2-year deal in $40 million. .224 with 75 RBIs and had 32 home runs for the fourth time in his career. While the Yankees led the major leagues with 254 home runs, only 77 came from left-handed hitters.

Anthony Rizzo stays with the New York Yankees, and has agreed to stay with the New York Yankees. He signed a two-year, $40 million contract on Tuesday.

Rizzo receives $17 million in each of the next two seasons, and the deal for the The first baseman option includes a $17 million team option for 2025 with a $6 million buyout. Rizzo had opted out of his previous contract with New York, forgoing a $16 million salary. for 2023.

Rizzo gets a limited no-trade provision, allowing him to list six teams a year that he can't be traded to without approval ;n.

Since he joined Joining the Yankees at the 2021 trade deadline, Rizzo has provided needed left-handed power for New York and has taken advantage of the short right-field porch at Yankee Stadium.

Now 33 years old, Rizzo hit six times. .224 with 75 RBIs and had 32 home runs for the fourth time in his career. While the Yankees led the major leagues with 254 home runs, only 77 came from left-handed hitters.

His deal is the first major move of the offseason for the Yankees, who are attempting to re-sign star right fielder Aaron Judge.

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