An American League general manager was shocked at the contract Heaney received from the Dodgers, via Robert Murray of FanSided: One American League GM was "very surprised" that the Dodgers signed Andrew Heaney for $8.5 million. We liked him — he has a lot of traits that you like — but not at that price," he said. While Heaney's contract may look excessive at the onset, the starting pitching market has been very competitive in the early stages of free agency.