Kris Bryant Receives $10.85 Million Arbitration Settlement

Bryant homers during the playoffs

The hot corner figures to be smoking Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, when players and team swap proposed salaries in arbitration.

Hendricks, 28, has been a superb frontline starter for the Cubs for the last several years. He's likely to be one of baseball's hottest commodities within coming years, the Cubs are doing everything they can to keep him in Chicago.

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Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant has set a salary record for a first-year arbitration-eligible player.

Bryant hit.295 with 29 homers last season for Chicago. Bryant, of course, has earned every penny, winning one National League MVP award and finishing in the top-11 in voting each of his first three years in the majors. The Cubs won the NL Central but were eliminated in the NL Championship series by the Los Angeles Dodgers in five games.

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Toronto also agreed to one-year deals with outfielder Ezequiel Carrera for $1.9 million, left-hander Aaron Loup for $1,812,500, outfielder Kevin Pillar for $3.25 million, right-hander Aaron Sanchez for $2.7 million, second baseman Devon Travis for $1.45 million and right-hander Dominic Leone for $1,085,000.

Osuna was 3-4 with a 3.38 ERA with a career-best 39 saves in 66 appearances and 64 innings. He made $9.2 million. He can become a free agent after this season. He ranked third in WAR in 2016 and 16th last season. In 2016, he had a 0.54 ERA and was flawless in save opportunities with a major league-leading 47.

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