At the beginning of November, Wellington Castillo made it official that he would not exercise his option with the Baltimore Orioles for 2018.
Already with the opportunity to seek a more lucrative contract in free agency. On Friday, the Dominican catcher found what he was looking for.
According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, the Chicago White Sox have signed the Dominican catcher to a two-year agreement with a club option.
The official amount of the contract has not been reported yet, but according to MLB Trade Rumors Castillo was projected to receive a total of $ 14 million dollars for two years of a contract.
Last season, the 30-year-old catcher hit a total of 20 homers, 53 RBIs in a total of 96 Games.
Injuries played an important role in the player's performance since he lost part of the season on the disabled list due to a right shoulder injury.
It should be noted that Wellington comes to a team that is undoubtedly under reconstruction and still hopes to change its last stars that include José Abreu.