CHICAGO -- Former Rookie of the Year and MVP Kris Bryant received a record settlement for a first-time arbitration-eligible player on Friday as he agreed to a one-year, $10.85 million deal with the Chicago Cubs, avoiding arbitration, according to a source familiar with the situation. The previous record was set by Ryan Howard who received $10 million from the Philadelphia Phillies in 2008. Bryant, 26, is one of three players, along with Buster Posey and...
The Chicago Cubs and third baseman Kris Bryant reportedly reached an agreement Friday on a one-year, $10.85 million contract that would set a new record for a player in their first year of arbitration eligibility.
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reported details of the deal.
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Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant reportedly is getting a record $10.85 million deal as first-year arbitration-eligible player.