The St. Louis Cardinals locked up one of the top free agents on the market, signing outfielder and leadoff hitter Dexter Fowler to a five-year deal, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports:
Source: Fowler deal with #STLCards: Five years, $82.5M, full no-trade.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 9, 2016
Fowler bet on himself. Turned down three years, $33M from #Orioles last off-season. Signed one-year, $13M deal with Cubs. Now: $82.5M.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 9, 2016
St. Louis made Fowler their top target this offseason, and reportedly came to him with a lucrative offer to ensure they didn't lose him to anyone else.
Fowler hit .276 with 13 homers and 48 RBIs with the Cubs last season.Back to the St. Louis Cardinals Newsfeed