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Guardians reportedly extend 2B Andrés Giménez on 7-year, $106.5 million deal

Mar 28, 2023

Andrés Giménez, a 2022 Gold Glove winner, reportedly agreed on a seven-year, $106.5 million extension with the Cleveland Guardians, according to ESPN's Jeff Passan. The second baseman's new deal reportedly includes a $23 million team option in 2031 that can rise to $24 million, per The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal.

Giménez, 24, had his best season in the majors in 2022, earning his first All-Star nod. He batted .297 with 17 home runs, 69 RBIs and an OPS of .837. Giménez also proved to be a great addition to the Guardians' defense, as he won a Gold Glove.

Giménez joined Cleveland from the New York Mets after the Guardians traded Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco in 2021. He looks to play a key role in Cleveland's bid to defend the AL Central and make another postseason run after the Guardians fell to the New York Yankees in the ALDS this past season.

Source: Yahoo Sports

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