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Craig Kimbrel reportedly looking for six-year deal

Divisional Round - Boston Red Sox v New York Yankees - Game Four

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 09: Craig Kimbrel #46 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates after defeating the New York Yankees in Game Four to win the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on October 09, 2018 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

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ESPN’s Buster Olney reports that Craig Kimbrel is looking for a six-year contract.

And I want a pony.

To be sure, Kimbrel should get a big deal, but it’s hard to imagine any team going six years on a relief pitcher with nine years and 542 games under his belt. Even if they’re great games for the most part as they are in Kimbrel’s case. That’s especially true given that Kimbrel rejected the qualifying offer the Red Sox made him, meaning any signing team will have to forfeit a draft pick in order to get him.

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