By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Todd Frazier is reportedly now a free agent.READ MORE: Peduto The Target As Pittsburgh Mayoral Debate Features Some But Not All Candidates
The Pirates’ infielder exercised his opt-out clause and will be a free agent, according to Jon Heyman.
Todd Frazier has exercised his opt-out from the Pirates and will be a free agent. Led PIT with 3 HR this spring and had .996 OPS playing 1B & 3B. Healthy, still plans to play, will find best fit.
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) March 26, 2021
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Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette said Frazier was not going to make the team due to “other roster management decisions.”
Per source, Frazier wasn't going to make the team due to other roster management decisions. Nothing negative from either side. But Frazier understandably wanted a chance to make an MLB club.
— Jason Mackey (@JMackeyPG) March 26, 2021
Frazier inked a minor league deal with the Pirates in February.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Vaccine Providers Make Sure No Dose Is Wasted: 'We Chase People Down'
He has been in over 1,000 games with teams like the Chicago White Sox (2016-17), New York Yankees (2017) and the New York Mets (2018-19 & 2020).