March 4, 2024

Reds, Jonathan India agree to 2-year deal, avoid arbitration

CINCINNATI — Second baseman Jonathan India and the Cincinnati Reds agreed Friday to a two-year contract, avoiding an arbitration listening to subsequent week for the 2021 NL Rookie of the Year.

Selected fifth general by Cincinnati within the 2018 newbie draft, India has hit .255 with 48 homers, 171 RBIs and an on-base proportion of .350 in elements of three seasons.

Eligible for arbitration for the primary time, India requested for a elevate from $760,000 to $4 million and the Reds provided $3.2 million when the edges exchanged proposed arbitration salaries final month.

Along with India, the Reds may have to discover taking part in time for younger gamers Elly De La Cruz, Matt McLain, Spencer Steer, Christian Encarnacion-Strand and Noelvi Marte. In addition, infielder Jeimer Candelario signed as a free agent.