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Kris Bryant, Rockies agree to $182M contract in free agency

Kris Bryant, Rockies agree to $182M contract in free agency

Report: KB leaves Giants for massive $182M deal with Rockies originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

The Kris Bryant era in San Francisco only lasted a few months. Now, he’s set to be with one of the Giants’ division rivals for the next seven years.

Bryant has agreed to a seven-year, $182 million contract with the Colorado Rockies, according to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman and ESPN’s Jeff Passan.

Bryant made four All-Star teams and won the 2016 World Series over his first six-plus MLB seasons with the Chicago Cubs. He was then dealt from Chicago to San Francisco ahead of the 2021 MLB trade deadline as part of a Cubs fire sale.

Bryant finished the season with a .265 batting average, 25 home runs and 73 RBIs across 144 games between the two teams. Those numbers were even better in the National League Division Series against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers, as Bryant went 8-for-17 with a homer and a pair of RBIs. He also played six different positions, making him a flexible fielder for the…

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