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The Rays re-signed catcher Mike Zunino to a one-year, $2 million contract for 2021.
The deal includes a 2022 option that is worth between $4 million and $7 million based on playing time. Zunino isn't much of an offensive presence, and he can be safely ignored for fantasy purposes.
The Tampa Bay Rays are declining Mike Zunino’s $4.5 million club option for 2021.
The team is also declining Charlie Morton’s $15 million option. Zunino won’t receive a buyout and is now free to sign with any team.
Mike Zunino went 1-for-2 with a home run and two RBI during Saturday's 4-2 win over the Astros in Game 7 of the ALCS.
Zunino took Lance McCullers deep in second inning for to put the Rays up 3-0. It was his second long ball of the ALCS. He also hit a sacrifice fly in the sixth frame to increase the Rays lead 4-0. Zunino is hitting .216 (8-for-37) with four homers and eight RBI through 13 games this postseason.
Mike Zunino went 1-for-2 with a solo home run in Monday's 4-2 win over the Astros in Game 2 of the ALCS.
Zunino took Lance McCullers deep in the seventh inning to give the Rays a 4-1 lead. He has now driven in at least one run in back-to-back games. Zunino is hitting .208 (5-for-24) with three home runs and eight RBI during the postseason.
Mike Zunino went 1-for-3 with an RBI during Sunday's 2-1 win in Game 1 of the ALCS.
With runners on first and third, Zunino laced a singled to center to drive in the go-ahead run. It was his fifth RBI of the postseason. Zunino is hitting .182 (4-for-22) with two home runs in the playoffs. The 29-year-old is expected to be behind the dish for Rays starter Charlie Morton in Game 2 of the ALCS.