Cardinals, Steven Matz Agree To Four-Year, $44M Deal

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    Starting pitcher Steven Matz, a key component to a turnaround season for the Toronto Blue Jays in 2021, has agreed to a four-year, $44 million deal with the St. Louis Cardinals, pending a physical, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN's Jeff Passan on Tuesday night.

    Matz could earn up to $48 million in the deal and will receive a signing bonus, sources said.

    Matz, a 6-foot-2 left-hander, who found his stride in the American League East and on a team with a deep starting rotation, often stole the headlines in Toronto last summer. In just one season with the Blue Jays, he posted a 14-7 record, with a 3.82 ERA in 29 starts.

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