After several reports indicated that free agent Carlos Gonzaléz finally reached a deal with the Colorado Rockies, it was reported that he signed for one year, but at the moment, it was unknown for how much money he signed.
Now, according to USA Today's Bob Nightengale, CarGo will earn $8 million this upcoming season. Previously, Jon Heyman, Jon Morosi, and Mark Feinsand reported that both parts have agreed to the deal.
Carlos Gonzalez gets $8 million from#Rockies— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) 9 de marzo de 2018
It is reported that the Venezuelan rejected a four-year-long extension that the Rockies offered him before last season. Gonzalez has spent the majority of his career in Colorado, where he has established himself as one of the best in the whole MLB.
Although last season wasn't the best of his career, he still managed to get some decent numbers, batting for .262, with 14 home runs and 57 runs batted in throughout the 2017 campaign.
The 32-year-old had played the majority of his career in Colorado, having started in Baltimore back in 2008, moving to the Rockies in 2009. At Coors Field, he has one an NL Batting Title in 2010 and has been named to the All-Star three times.