Cubs Agree to Terms with 25 Players, Including Bryant, Baez, Russell
According to a release from the Cubs, the team has reached agreements with 25 members of the roster. These were all players with three or fewer years of service, many of whom you may have heard of. You can see all the names below, but the dollar figures have not yet been announced.
MESA – The Chicago Cubs have agreed to 2017 contract terms with 25 players on their 40-man roster with zero-to-three years of major league service. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.
The following players have agreed to 2017 contract terms:
Right-handed pitchers Aaron Brooks, Jake Buchanan, Eddie Butler, Carl Edwards Jr., Kyle Hendricks, Pierce Johnson, Alec Mills, Felix Pena, Jose Rosario and Duane Underwood Jr.
Left-handed pitchers Jack Leathersich, Mike Montgomery, Caleb Smith and Rob Zastryzny.
Catchers Victor Caratini, Willson Contreras and Kyle Schwarber.
Infielders Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, Jeimer Candelario, Tommy La Stella and Addison Russell.
Outfielders Albert Almora Jr., Jacob Hannemann and Matt Szczur.