Braves-Kimbrel close on money, not on contract length

The Morning Show w/ John & Hugh
June 05, 2019 - 9:15 am
Closer Craig Kimbrel

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92-9 The Game reporter Paul Crane joined John Fricke and Hugh Douglas Wednesday to update us with the latest info on Dallas Keuchel and Craig Kimbrel. 

Crane explained why Kimbrel hasn't signed yet and what his expectations are.

"The Braves have agreed to come up money-wise but not years-wise, and that's why Kimbrel is still out there," said Crane. "He wants 3-5 years and it's hard to imagine anybody is going to give him that. If he's not willing to take a short-term offer I don't know if the Braves are willing to jump in"

Paul also shared what he's heard about Keuchel.

"(It's) $10 million for the rest of the year for Keuchel if he wants to pitch for the Yankees," said Crane. "He'd like something for this year and another year added on. I'm told the other teams involved are the Braves and Twins."

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