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BREAKING: Cubs Sign Free-Agent Closer Craig Kimbrel

Breaking News! The Chicago Cubs have come to an agreement with free-agent closer, and big fish, Craig Kimbrel on a deal.

Breaking News! The Chicago Cubs have come to an agreement with free-agent closer, and big fish, Craig Kimbrel on a deal.

The details of the trade have not been released yet, but it will likely be a lucrative deal for, arguably, the best closer in baseball!

Stay tuned with On Tap Sports Net for more information via Twitter and an in-depth article releasing tomorrow!

Let’s Go Cubbies! Kimbrel could be the piece they need to make another World Series run!


UPDATE: Kimbrel’s deal, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, is worth $43 million over three years.

The deal also includes a vesting option for a fourth season. The dollar breakdown is $10 million this season, and $16 million in both 2020 and 2021. A buyout after year three would cost $1 million (per Jeff Passan on Twitter).


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3 years ago

[…] that the draft is over, the big news broke last night that the Cubs acquired closer Craig Kimbrel and signed him to a three-year contract worth roughly […]

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