3:45pm: Grandal’s contract actually contains a 2020 option, per Fancred’s Jon Heyman (Twitter link). He’ll earn $16MM in 2019, and his option is also for $16MM with a $2.25MM buyout. It’s a mutual option, ESPN’s Jeff Passan tweets. As he notes, mutual options are virtually never exercised by both parties.
Jan. 14, 2:59pm: The Brewers have officially announced the signing.
Jan. 9, 10:16pm: Yahoo’s Tim Brown reports…