July 29, 2021

White Sox get Keuchel at 3 years, $55.5 million (ESPN)


Left-hander Dallas Keuchel and the Chicago White Sox are in agreement on a three-year, $55.5 million deal, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan.

The agreement includes a vesting fourth-year option worth $18.5 million, sources said.

The White Sox have been one of the most active teams this winter as they continue to make their push toward contention in the American League Central.

They kicked off free agency by signing catcher Yasmani Grandal to a four-year, $73 million deal and re-signed All-Star Jose Abreu to a three-year deal soon after.

They also traded for outfielder Nomar Mazara, nabbed catcher James McCann and inked veteran lefty Gio Gonzalez to a one-year, $5 million deal.

Keuchel, the 2015 AL Cy Young Award winner, coveted a big free-agent deal prior to the 2019 season, but he instead had to wait until after the June amateur draft — when a team didn’t have to give up a draft pick as compensation to sign him — for the Atlanta Braves to give him a $13 million deal for the remainder of the season.

The left-hander, who turns 32 on Jan. 1, signed…

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