Aroldis’ Contract Status


Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports reports that Aroldis Chapman’s new contract with the Reds could become a three-year, $25.5 million deal should he arrive in the majors by mid-May.

What would follow is three additional years of arbitration, a scenario that would prove pretty costly for Cincinnati. Though he said otherwise yesterday, given the terms of the agreement, general manager Walt Jocketty would probably be pretty satisfied to keep him in the minor leagues for most of the season.

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