Apparently Steven Matz is going to make a decision on where he’s signing on Wednesday

The Decision: Steven Matz edition.

According to MLB dot com insider Mark Feinsand, Steven Matz will be making a decision about where he’s signing on Wednesday, right before American Thanksgiving.
We know that the Blue Jays have been in the mix with Matz all along. While the team didn’t issue him a qualifying offer, which would have featured a one-year contract worth $18,400,000 if he had accepted, the Blue Jays reportedly offered Matz a multi-year deal, presumably at a much lower annual value, and that bringing him back remains a “priority.”
The Blue Jays originally acquired Matz in January in exchange for pitching prospect Josh Winckowski and two 40-man roster arms, Sean Reid-Foley and Yennsy Diaz. Matz was coming off a horrendous season in which he put up a 9.68 ERA over 30 2/3 innings with the New York Mets in 2020.
Matz rebounded nicely pitching with Pete Walker and the Blue Jays. In 29 starts, he posted a 3.82 ERA with 2.6 walks per nine and 8.6 strikeouts per nine, a thoroughly solid run in his first season in the American League East. His season can be pretty much broken down into three categories: a strong start, a poor stretch in the middle following a stint …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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