Report: White Sox Agree to Six-Year Deal With Top Prospect Eloy Jimenez

The 22-year-old outfielder has not accumulated any service time.
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The White Sox and outfield prospect Eloy Jimenez have agreed to a six-year, $43 million deal, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports.

Jimenez's deal is the largest ever for a player already in an organization who had not accumulated any service time.

The outfielder will receive $11 million over the first three years of the deal, including a $5 million signing bonus. Jimenez will then make $6.5 million, $9.5 million and $13 million in his arbitration eligible years, according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal.

The deal also includes two club options valued at $16.5 million and $18.5 million, per Rosenthal.

Jimenez joins the likes of Alex Bregman, Brandon Lowe, Jose Leclerc, Luis Severino, Aaron Nola and Whit Merrifield as players who signed long deals prior to reaching free agency.

The 22-year-old is sure to be a useful addition to a White Sox club that went 62-100 last season.

Chicago opens its season on March 28 in Kansas City. Its first home series starts April 4 against the Mariners.