Phillies make JT Realmuto a 5-year, 9-figure offer – athletic


There are signs that the free-agent market is finally waking up from its two-month hibernation, with Phyllis introducing a new nine-figure in free-agent catcher JT Realmuto.

According to an industry source familiar with the negotiations, the offer was for five years and was a bit north of $ 100 million, which is believed to be somewhere in the club’s March range, when due to MLB’s COVID Negotiations were halted – 19 transactions freeze.

The new president of baseball operations, Dave Dombrovsky, declined to comment for The Athletic on Friday, saying: “We continue to be interested in JT but from a conversational standpoint, these are things that should be private. “

However, Dombrovsky confirmed an NBC Sports Philadelphia report that he met with Realmuto and his wife in Oklahoma late last month. Sources say that the club has final week with its latest offer…

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