Joely Rodriguez agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, a deal that includes a team option for 2024.
Rodriguez, 31, gets a $1.5 million salary next year, and the Red Sox's option is for $4.25 million with a $500,000 buyout.
He can earn $250,000 in performance bonuses each year for games pitched: $50,000 each for 30 and each additional 10 through 70. In 2023, he also can earn $800,000 in roster bonuses: $200,000 apiece for 30, 60, 90 and 120 active days.
Rodriguez's contract allows him to become a free agent when the deal expires.
The left-hander was 2-4 with a 4.47 ERA last season for the New York Mets, striking out 57 and walking 26 in 50⅓ innings while allowing three home runs.
Rodríguez is 5-9 with a 4.56 ERA in 157 relief appearances for the Philadelphia Phillies (2016-17), Texas Rangers (2020-21), New York Yankees (2021) and Mets (2022). He spent 2018 and '19 with the Chunichi Dragons of Japan's Central League.