Jon Singleton gets long-term deal

Updated: June 3, 2014, 12:49 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

The Houston Astros have reached agreement on a five-year, $10 million guaranteed contract with first-base prospect Jon Singleton and are promoting him to the big league club from Triple-A Oklahoma City, the team announced Monday.

Singleton's contract includes three club-option years that could increase his payout to $30 million over eight years. When bonuses and awards are included, Singleton can earn a maximum of $35 million over the course of the deal. The deal runs from ...

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