The Padres exchanged Pomeranz for Anderson Espinoza, a highly regarded minor league pitching prospect, during the 2016 MLB All-Star break.
A. J. Preller, general manager of the Padres, was given a 30-day suspension on September 16, 2016, for storing two sets of medical records for players one for internal use and one for league purposes.
Although there were other instances of duplicate documents, the suspension was only applied to the Pomeranz trade.
With the Red Sox in 2016, Pomeranz had a 4.59 ERA, a 3-5 record, and 68+2/3 innings worked over 14 regular season appearances with 71 strikeouts and 24 walks (13 starts).
He had the highest curveball percentage among major league pitchers that year (39.2 percent ). With eight bunt hits allowed, he also shares the big league lead in that category.
He pitched in two bullpen appearances in the ALDS, surrendering two runs over three and two-thirds innings against the Cleveland Indians (4.91 ERA).
For the 2017 Red Sox, Pomeranz had a 17-6 record, a 3.32 ERA in 32 starts, 174 strikeouts, and 69 walks over 173+2/3 innings of regular season play.
He was the major league pitcher with the highest curveball percentage for the second consecutive season (37.0 percent ).
He received the loss in Game 2 of the ALDS against the Houston Astros, which he began. He only managed to pitch into the third inning while giving up four runs (18.00 ERA).
Drew Pomeranz Contract
In addition to an $8 million signing bonus and $34 million in guaranteed money, Drew Pomeranz signed a four-year, $34 million contract with the San Diego Padres.
Drew Pomeranz Salary
Drew Pomeranz gets paid an average of $8,500,000 per year. Pomeranz’s base salary in 2022 will be $8,000,000
Drew Pomeranz Net Worth
Drew Pomeranz has anet worth estimation of $10 milion