Latest Craig Kimbrel News

Kimbrel guaranteed $10M in Philadelphia Phillies contract

Jan. 11, 2023 17:50 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Reliever Craig Kimbrel will get $10 million from his one-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. An eight-time All-Star, Kimbrel was coming off a deal with the Chicago Cubs that was worth $58 million over four seasons, including the option year in 2022,...

Phillies add bullpen depth with former elite closer Kimbrel

Jan. 04, 2023 14:39 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies signed reliever Craig Kimbrel to a one-year contract, hoping the onetime elite closer can become a quality arm out of the bullpen. An eight-time All-Star, Kimbrel has 394 career saves, which is most among all active pitchers and ranks...

Díaz, Mets ink $102M, 5-year deal, record for MLB closer

Nov. 09, 2022 21:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — With a record contract for Edwin Díaz, his swift return to the New York Mets was music to their ears. Díaz and the Mets completed their $102 million, five-year deal Wednesday — the largest for a reliever in baseball history. The star closer can opt out after...

Pollock declines $13M option with White Sox, goes free

Nov. 09, 2022 16:40 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Outfielder AJ Pollock declined his $13 million player option with the Chicago White Sox and was among 10 players who became free agents Wednesday, raising the total to 161. In the final season of what turned out to be a $50 million, four-year contract, the...