The Milwaukee Brewers starting pitching rotation is starting to take shape for 2020.
Brett Anderson, who turns 32 in February, has passed his physical and signed a contract with Milwaukee, the team announced.
He pitched for the Oakland Athletics last season, posting a 13-9 win-loss record with a 3.89 earned run average.
Free agent LHP Brett Anderson has officially been signed to a 1-year contract. Anderson went 13-9 with a 3.89 ERA in 31 starts with Oakland in 2019. His 13 wins marked a career high. pic.twitter.com/A8dBDLQt60
— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) December 13, 2019
ESPN’s Buster Olney was first with the contract number. Throughout his career, Anderson has collected $58.4 million in 11 seasons.
Brett Anderson gets $5m in his deal w the Brewers, plus potential for $2 million in performance bonuses.
— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) December 13, 2019
Milwaukee’s rotation now features returnees Brandon Woodruff and Adrian Houser plus new additions Eric Lauer, Josh Lindblom and Anderson.
Anderson is predominantly a ground-ball pitcher but has 682 strikeouts since making his major league debut in 2009.