Details of Dominican Sanchez’s new contract with the Phillies revealed

PHILADELPHIA.- The contract of Dominican pitcher Cristopher Sánchez with the Philadelphia Philliesof the MLBfor 2025-28 would increase to $54.5 million for six seasons if the left-hander wins the Cy Young Award in both 2029 and 2030.

Sanchez’s deal, announced Saturday, calls for a $2 million signing bonus and salaries of $1.5 million in 2025, $3 million in 2026, $6 million in 2027 and $9 million in 2028. Philadelphia has a $14 million option for 2029 with a $1 million buyout and a $15 million option for 2030 with a buyout for the same amount as the previous year.

The amount of each option would increase depending on their result in the Cy Young voting the previous season: 2 million for first, one for second or third place, 750,000 for fourth or fifth and 500,000 for sixth to tenth.

Sanchez, 27, is 5-3 with a 2.67 ERA in 15 starts this season. He signed a one-year contract through 2024 worth $753,500 while in the majors and $280,432 while in the minors.

He would have been eligible for arbitration after the 2025 season. The options potentially cover what would be his first two seasons after free-agent eligibility.

Davis case with the Yankees:

JD Davis will cost the New York Yankees just $389,892 for the remainder of this season, a prorated share of the $740,000 major league minimum.

New York acquired the infielder from Oakland on Sunday in exchange for minor league infielder Jordan Groshans, as the Yankees looked for reinforcements after injuries to Anthony Rizzo and Giancarlo Stanton. The trade called for the A’s to pay the Mules $927,312 on October 11.

Davis was owed $1,317,204 for the final 98 days of the season as part of his $2.5 million, one-year contract.