Dodger starter Brett Anderson had a decision to make. Will he stay or will he go.
Now we have an answer. According to a tweet by Buster Olney, he has decided to stay a Dodger:
What this means is that Brett Anderson will continue pitching for the club in 2016 for a salary of $15,800,000.00. Via Jon Weisman at Dodger Insider:Brett Anderson accepted the Dodgers' qualifying offer.— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) November 13, 2015
Anderson, who turns 28 just before Spring Training, set a career high in innings (180 1/3) this year and had his best season since 2009, with a 3.69 ERA, a career-high 18 quality starts and an MLB-leading 66.3 percent groundball rate.I gotta say that I'm happy to have him back. He had a good season, and figures on being an important cog in the Dodger rotation next year.
BTW, Anderson commented just a moment ago on twitter about his decision:
And teammate Justin Turner welcomed him back:Here's to being back in Dodger Blue for at least another year.— Brett Anderson (@BrettAnderson35) November 13, 2015
In celebration of his decision to stay with the club I made the above fantasy card of him. The photograph was taken by Dodger photographer Jon SooHoo/LA Dodgers 2015 and I used both the 1972 Topps Baseball card designs.@BrettAnderson35 And to playing 10 feet in front of the baseline all year #NoMoreSwingingBunts Glad to have you back buddy! #LA— Justin Turner (@redturn2) November 13, 2015
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