Lynn signs three-year deal with Cardinals

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the St. Louis Cardinals and pitcher Lance Lynn have agreed on a new three-year, $22 million contract.  Lynn, who was drafted by the Cardinals in the 2008 amateur draft, was eligible for arbitration for the next three seasons. The new contract has incentives that could make the value of the contract $23.5 million.

The new deal has not included an option year.

In a press release announcing the signing, the Cardinals Senior Vice President/General Manager John Mozeliak said the team is “very pleased” to have come to an agreement with the right-handed pitcher. Lynn, 27, has earned 15 or more wins each of the last three seasons and since 2012 has the third most wins among National League pitchers. He finished his 2014 season with a 15-10 record and a 2.74 ERA.

Information from: The St. Louis Post-Dispatch