Braves sign Simmons to 7-year deal
The Atlanta Braves continued their signing spree Thursday, inking Gold Glove shortstop Andrelton Simmons to a seven-year contract.
Terms weren't disclosed, but the contract is worth $58 million, according to multiple reports.
The deal, which runs through the 2020 season, would be the largest ever awarded to a player subject to American draft rules with less than two years of service time. Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo signed a $41 million, seven-year contract in May.
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