Will the Cubs trade Heyward?
Heyward can’t be traded right now — not even on a waiver trade, those can no longer be done. They can waive him and if a team claims him, they get the whole contract, but that’s not going to happen either.
Where is Jason Heyward now?
Chicago Cubs#22 / Right fielder
Jason Heyward/Current teams
What is Jason Heyward’s annual salary?
21.5 million USD (2018)
Current Contract Jason Heyward signed a 8 year / $184,000,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including a $20,000,000 signing bonus, $184,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $23,000,000. In 2021, Heyward will earn a base salary of $21,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $23,500,000.
Who did the Cubs acquire today?
The Cubs have made the Kris Bryant trade official, sending him to the San Francisco Giants for a pair of prospects. That trade now means that the Cubs have traded Bryant, Jake Marisnick, Javier Baez, Trevor Williams, Craig Kimbrel, Ryan Tepera and Anthony Rizzo all within the last two days.
What was the contract of Jason Heyward with the Chicago Cubs?
Before the 2016 season, the Cubs signed outfielder Jason Heyward to an eight-year, $184 million contract. He could have opted out after the 2018 season. But there’s no way he would have found a five-year deal, let alone one that would’ve paid him over $20 million a year. So he didn’t opt out.
Why is Jason Heyward a good trade candidate?
Heyward makes for a great trade candidate if the Cubs could find a suitor. $21 million per season for the next three years is a hefty price to pay and is what makes it tough for this situation. However, if Chicago can find a team looking to contend and in need of an outfielder, a great financial burden would be lifted.
Why is Jason Heyward on the injured list?
Who was traded to Cubs for Yu Darvish?
On Monday, Jed Hoyer made his first blockbuster move as GM by dealing ace Yu Darvish, along with Victor Caratini to the San Diego Padres. In return, the Chicago Cubs acquired four young prospects along with Zach Davies. With this deal in place, it only raises the question of who might be next on the chopping block.