Reds sign Eugenio Suarez to seven-year extension

Ruben Hill
March 17, 2018

The Cincinnati Reds signed third baseman Eugenio Suarez to a seven-year, $66 million extension with a club option for 2025.

The option for 2025 is for $15 million, and it comes with a buyout for $2 million.

Suárez, 26, following last season was eligible for arbitration for the first time while under team control through 2020. Suarez was moved to third base when the Reds traded Todd Frazier to the White Sox.

In three seasons with the Reds, Suarez has hit 60 home runs and has driven in more than 200 runs. The 26-year-old is coming off his best season in the big leagues, hitting.260/.367/.461 with 26 home runs, 87 runs, and 82 RBIs.

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