The Chicago White Sox have improved their bullpen considerably this winter with the new acquisition of reliever Kelvin Herrera on Monday, January 7.
Jeff Passan of ESPN was in charge of reporting this agreement that according to his reports is for two years of contract and $ 18 million dollars with a club option for a third year.
Reliever Kelvin Herrera and the Chicago White Sox are in agreement on a two-year, $18 million deal with a vesting third-year option, sources tell ESPN.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) January 7, 2019
So far, Passan did not indicate what the monetary figure is. Those from South Chicago have been very active this free agency, sources of the baseball industry assure that they are in discussions by the most sought-after free agents (Machado and Harper).
One of the teams that showed the most interest in the Dominican pitcher were the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The two-time All-Star with played 7 seasons and a half the Royals was sent to the Washington Nationals in a change last season, however, a leg injury l forced him to miss practically the end of the campaign.
In his eight years in the Major Leagues, Herrera has launched a total of 460 innings as a trainer and closer with an impressive 2.82 ERA.