23 Nov 2019, 00:00 IST
All-Star first baseman Jose Abreu has signed a brand new three-year, $50million take care of the Chicago White Sox.
Abreu final week agreed an preliminary $17.8m one-year contract extension, however that was anticipated to be prolonged.
The White Sox on Friday introduced that the 32-year-old has dedicated to a deal that may earn him $11m subsequent yr, $16m in 2021 and $18m 2022.
Abreu may also obtain a $5m signing bonus and $4m in deferred funds.
The Cuban led the American League with 123 RBIs this yr, batting .284 with 38 doubles, 33 homers and 85 runs over 159 matches.
“I advised you I might be again.” pic.twitter.com/Tjiu3sHeO9
— Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) November 22, 2019
“I’ve to provide a particular thanks to [White Sox owner] Jerry Reinsdorf and all of the folks concerned with the White Sox who made this attainable,” mentioned Abreu.”This can be a dream come true for me and my household.
“To the followers, I advised you I’d come again. I by no means doubted it. Everyone is aware of the group of gifted gamers that now we have, and I need to assist information them and collectively make the Chicago White Sox a championship staff.”
Abreu’s new contract was confirmed a day after the White Sox signed free-agent catcher Yasmani Grandal to a four-year contract.
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