Free agent outfielder Cody Bellinger agreed to a three-year, $80 million dollar with the Chicago Cubs, as per ESPN.

The contract has opt-outs after the first and second years of the deal. Bellinger will receive a $30 million salary this season, $30 million in 2025 (if he doesn’t opt out after the first year) and $20 million in 2026 (if he doesn’t opt out after the second year), as per ESPN.

Bellinger rejoins the Cubs, who he spent the 2023 season with. He hit .307 with 26 home runs and 97 RBIs.

The 28 year-old Bellinger began his career with Los Angeles Dodgers. He won the NL Rookie of the Year in 2017 and was NL MVP in 2019.

Bellinger had two down seasons with the Dodgers, before joining the Cubs. Last year, he won National League Comeback Player of the Year.

Cody Bellinger of the Chicago Cubs. Photo courtesy of Matt Dirksen/Getty Images


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