Craig Kimbrel
Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs and Kimbrel are an ideal pairing even on multi-year deal

Craig Kimbrel has signed a three-year deal with the Chicago Cubs, as first reported by The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. Jeff Passan added that Kimbrel will receive $43 million over the course of his three-year contract, including $10 million this season. There is a $1 million buyout on a club/vesting option for the 2022 season. He will receive $16 million in 2022 if the option is picked up.