As reported back on Monday, the Pittsburgh Pirates and closer Felipe Rivero agreed to a four-year contract with club options for the 2022-23 seasons. The Pirates made that official today, announcing the news this morning.
General Manager Neal Huntington released a statement on the signing:
“We are pleased to make this long-term commitment to Felipe Rivero and are humbled that he has made a long-term commitment to the Pirates organization and our community,” said Huntington. “Felipe quickly established himself as one of the best young relief pitchers in Major League Baseball last season and we look forward to working with him to help us win games for potentially the next six seasons.”
According to reports, Rivero will receive $2.5 M this season, followed by $4M in 2019 and $5.25 M ...
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