Daily Journal masthead

Cubs promote reliever Rafael Soriano from Triple-A, can earn extra $1M based on games

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

CHICAGO — Rafael Soriano can earn an additional $1 million based on games pitched as part of his contract with the Chicago Cubs.

The reliever's contract was selected from Triple-A Iowa on Monday, and he will earn $1,725,137 for the remaining 77 days of the season, the prorated share of his $4.1 million contract.

His deal includes performance bonuses of $250,000 each for 20, 25, 30 and 35 games pitched, and $750,000 apiece for 20, 25, 30 and 35 games finished.

The 35-year-old righty agreed to a minor league contract with the Cubs on June 12 and pitched seven games at Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa.

Formerly with Seattle, Atlanta, Tampa Bay, the Yankees and Washington, Soriano has 207 career saves. He had 32 saves last season with the Nationals.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow Daily Journal:

All content copyright ©2015 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.