The Chicago White Sox have signed Yasmani Grandal to a four-year, $73-million deal, the club reported on Thursday. He will reportedly receive $18.25 million each year through 2020-2023.
The All-Star catcher has a career regular season line of .241/.348/.446. He is coming off of a career high in games played (153), as well as home runs (28). The switch-hitting catcher also had a career high 77 RBI this past season with Milwaukee.
OFFICIAL: The #WhiteSox have agreed to terms on a four-year, $73-million contract with free agent All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal (@YazmanianDVL08). Under terms of the agreement, Grandal will receive $18.25 million per year from 2020-2023. pic.twitter.com/dczzZo8UTE
— Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) November 21, 2019
The White Sox have added a talented catcher in Yasmani Grandal. This will be the first time in his MLB career playing for an American League team. Being able to DH and take a break from behind the dish can help the 31-year-old offensively. With James McCann coming off of an All-Star season, there will be some choices to make on how Chicago will use both catchers should McCann remain on the roster.
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