San Francisco Giants sign LHP Matthew Boyd to 1-year, $5.2 million contract

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Monday, March 21, 2022

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Left-hander Matthew Boyd signed a $5.2 million, one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.

Boyd, 31, went 3-8 with a 3.89 ERA over 15 starts and 78 innings for the Detroit Tigers before injury trouble last season. He had season-ending surgery in September for a torn flexor tendon.

Acquired by Detroit in 2015 fromTorontoin a deal for ace David Price, Boyd is 37-62 with a 4.96 ERA in 149 career games, including 145 starts. He had his most wins at nine in both 2018 and 2019 with Detroit.

He can make an additional $2.3 million in performance bonuses for major league games started: $400,000 each for 12, 14 and 16 starts; $500,000 for 18 starts and $600,000 for 20 starts.