Jimmy Garoppolo has agreed to a restructured 1-year contract and will stay with the San Francisco 49ers. The new deal is reportedly worth $6.5 million in base salary and does carry performance incentives that could possibly increase his earnings for 2022 to almost $16 million. The deal also a carries both a no-trade and no-tag claus, guaranteeing that the QB can hit free agency in 2023.
Jimmy Garoppolo and the 49ers agreed to a restructured one-year contract that will keep the QB in San Francisco this season, per sources. The contract contains no-trade and no-tag clauses, assuring Garoppolo will remain in SF this season and have the freedom to leave in 2023. pic.twitter.com/2tj0dDGgN9 — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 29, 2022
Veteran running back Sony Michel has been released by the Miami Dolphins. The 27-year-old just signed a 1-year deal with Miami in May that was worth $1.75 million.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have traded wide receiver Laviska Shenault to the Carolina Panthers. The Jaguars in return will get a 2023 7th-round draft pick as well as a 2024 6th-round selection. Shenault was a 2nd round pick in the 2020 draft and spent his 1st 2 seasons with Jacksonville.
St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols sent one over the wall on his major league record 450th different pitcher, smashing one off of Cincinnati Reds left-hander Ross Detwiler. St Louis rolled over the Reds 13-4 on Monday night. Pujols hit his 694th home run overall.
Shohei Ohtani broke a 2-all tie in the 5th inning with his 29th homerun, a 2 run shot over the wall in right-center. Aaron Judge hit his 50th homerun despite New Yorks loss, a 434-foot shot off reliever Ryan Tepera. The Los Angeles Angels handed the New York Yankees their 17th loss in August beating them 4-3 on Monday.
Corbin Carroll made his major league debut with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night and certainly did not disappoint. Carroll hit a go-ahead, 2-run double to break open a 5th-inning tie. The Diamondbacks fought back out of a 7-run hole to rout the Philadelphia Phillies 13-7, this was the biggest comeback win in franchise history for Arizona.
Los Angeles Dodger Mookie Betts and Texas Ranger Nathaniel Lowe were named Players of the Week on Monday. Betts put together yet another fantastic week for the MLB-leading Dodgers, hitting .346, contributing 4 home runs and 7 RBIs over six games. 7 of Mookie’s 9 hits last week were for extra bases. Lowe put together a pretty impressive week as well, he batted .385 with 4 home runs and 11 RBIs last week.
Nathaniel Lowe has been selected American League Player of the Week for Aug. 22-28, it was announced today by Major League Baseball. Lowe hit .385/.407/.923/1.331 (10-26) with 4 HR and 11 RBI in 6 games last week, leading all MLB players in RBI, HR (tied), and TB (tied-24). — Texas Rangers PR (@TXRangersPR) August 29, 2022