The final deal for the Cubs is six years and $155 million guaranteed (Dave Kaplan), with a vesting option for the 7th year at $15 million.
I will have so much more on this in the coming hours.
For now …
Obsessive Top Shortstop Watch: Is It the First Big Move for the Cubs? Yankees’ Possible Pivot, Other Teams Being Annoying, More
Role for Higgins, No Competitive Balance Pick for the Cardinals, Projections on the Reds and Pirates, and Other Cubs Bullets
Lukewarm Stove: Red Sox Still Have a Shot at Bogaerts, Guardians Want Murphy, Relief Market About to Open, More
Fields “Looks Like Himself” in Return, Rodgers Plan, Nagy’s Other Legacy, Beware of Slay’s Kindness, and Other Bears Bullets