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HomeSportReport: Corbin Carroll, D-Backs agree to 8-year, $111M deal; No. 2 prospect...

Report: Corbin Carroll, D-Backs agree to 8-year, $111M deal; No. 2 prospect in MLB

MESA, ARIZONA - FEBRUARY 25, 2023: Corbin Carroll #7 of the Arizona Diamondbacks throws toward the infield during the third inning of a spring training game against the Oakland Athletics at Hohokam Stadium on February 25, 2023 in Mesa, Arizona. (Photo by David Durochik/Diamond Images via Getty Images)

David Durochik/Diamond Images via Getty Images

According to MLB.com’s Steve Gilbert, the Arizona Diamondbacks and outfielder Corbin Carroll, MLB’s second-biggest prospect, have agreed to an eight-year , a guaranteed renewal contract worth $111 million.

The deal also includes a club option for 2031, which would bring the total to $134 million. According to Gilbert, it was the largest contract signed by a player with less than 100 days of major league service.
played 32 games for the Diamondbacks last season.
Other players who signed long-term contract extensions with less than a year in MLB include Tampa Bay Rays star Wander Franco (11 years, $182 million) and Chicago White Sox outfielder Luis Robert (6 years, $50 million). The Diamondbacks selected Carroll in the first round of the 2019 MLB Draft out of Lakeside Schools in Seattle.
The 22-year-old started the 2022 campaign at Double-A Hillsboro before making the jump to Triple-A Reno Activity. In 33 Triple-A games, he slashed .287/.408/.535 with seven homers, 22 RBIs and 11 stolen bases.
Carroll was called up to the Diamondbacks in August and has been solid during his short stint with the club in 2022, with 32 games to go. slashed .260/.330/.500 with four home runs, 14 RBIs and two stolen bases.
The Diamondbacks started the 1998 season and despite winning the World Series in 2001, have been an MLB team since then One of the least successful teams. The team hasn’t made the playoffs since 2017 and has only made the playoffs two other times in the past two decades.
Carroll is locked up and the Diamondbacks want him to be a staple in the outfield and team up with shortstop Jordan Lawler and the Fielder Drew Jones became a franchise player together. Lawler is the 11th-ranked rookie in MLB, while Jones is the 15th-ranked rookie in the league.
Lawler, 20, is expected to break into MLB in 2024, while Jones, 19, is expected to break into MLB in 2026 on site. The Diamondbacks open the 2023 season March 30 against the Los Angeles Dodgers.



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