The Chicago White Sox announced on Saturday that they’ve signed starting pitcher Lance Lynn to a two-year, $38 million contract extension. Lynn was scheduled to be a free agent at the end of this season. His two-year extension also includes a club option for the 2024 season.
The All-Star pitcher has been a tremendous addition for the White Sox, who was acquired in the offseason from the Texas Rangers. This season, the 34-year-old Lynn is one of the best pitchers in the game and is in contention for AL Cy Young award. Lynn has a 9-3 record and 1.99 ERA through 16 starts. The veteran pitcher also has 105 strikeouts in 90.2 IP. Lynn is a part of a dynamic starting rotation in Chicago that features Carlos Rodon, Dallas Keuchel, Lucas Giolito, and Dylan Cease.
With the veteran Lynn now re-signed for the next couple of seasons, the White Sox will turn their attention to Carlos Rodon, who is a free agent as well after this year.