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MLB News: Diamondbacks Agree to 8-year Deal with Top Rookie Corbin Carroll

The Arizona Diamondbacks, an NL West rival of the Dodgers, came to terms on a huge contract extension with rookie outfielder Corbin Carroll. The top prospect agreed to an 8-year deal with $111 million deal, keeping him in Arizona until his age 30 season. There’s also a ninth year team option that could bring the deal up to $134 million.’s Steve Gilbert reported the news.

ESPN’s Jeff Passan broke down the deal nicely here.

The speedster centerfield is the fastest player in the game by sprint speed. Dodgers fans might have saw this a few days ago when he hit an easy triple off Evan Phillips.

Carroll and the D-backs also made history with the contract. The deal is the largest ever signed by a player with fewer than 100 days of major league service time who was also part of the MLB first year player draft. The deal surpasses the $70 million outfielder Michael Harris got with the Braves last season

Arizona cleared a path to playing time for Carroll this offseason after the club traded outfielder Daulton Varsho to the Blue Jays. He should torment Dodger pitching on the basepaths for years to come.

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