MLB trade rumors and news: White Sox, Eloy Jimenez agree on contract extension

MLB Daily Dish
MLB trade rumors and news: White Sox, Eloy Jimenez agree on contract extension
MLB trade rumors and news: White Sox, Eloy Jimenez agree on contract extension

The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we're running here at MLBDD that rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. • Highly touted outfield prospect Eloy Jimenez and the White Sox have agreed on a six-year, $43 million contract extension that contains two club options. • Hopefully the Guinness Book of World Records didn't go to publication at any time in the past three weeks, because just 19 days after Bryce Harper signed the largest contract in the history of professional sports, Mike Trout broke his record by nearly $100 million — and ruined the highly-publicized recruiting pitch Harper had been planning to bring his buddy to the Phillies — as the seven-time All-Star outfielder agreed to a new 12-year, $426.5 million deal with the Angels. This deal will almost certainly keep Trout in Anaheim through the end of his career and eliminates the possibility of what could have been a thrilling free-agent process in the offseason after next.

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