Report: Kimbrel moving closer to signing with new team

  • Baseball Craig Kimbrel may be close to joining a new team.The 30-year-old reliever is “moving closer to a decision on where he will sign his next contract,” according to a report from .com, which cites an unidentified league source. MORE: Watch 'ChangeUp,' a new live whiparound show on DAZNThe Brewers remain in contact with Kimbrel’s agent, David Meter, while the Braves are also monitoring his market, the report says. He has also been linked to the Mets. Milwaukee lost reliever Corey Knebel for all of 2019 after he underwent Tommy John surgery in late March. General manager David Stearns said at the time the team was open to upgrading its bullpen.“I’m not going to talk about any specific player,” Stearns said, via the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “Clearly, if there are players out there who are going to make us better, we’re going to investigate it.”The six-time All-Star reportedly began the offseason looking for a six-year, $100 million deal in free agency. But, his demands appear to have dropped as he is now seeking a three-year contract worth between $39 million and $52 million, according to an earlier report from The Athletic.Free-agent closer Craig Kimbrel continues to seek a deal he believes to be fair and in the range of two recent free-agent relievers, Wade Davis (3 years, $52M) and Zack Britton (3/$39M), sources tell The Athletic.— Ken夜网论坛 Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) April 13, 2019Kimbrel finished with a 2.7[......]

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