According to Jesse Sanchez, the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to terms with Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas.
Breaking: Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas & D-backs have agreed to a 6-year deal worth $68.5M, according to sources http://t.co/haBhc6LtHh
— Jesse Sanchez (@JesseSanchezMLB) November 26, 2014
The Tomas deal will include an opt-out after four years and is pending a physical.
Tomas, who turned 24 on Nov. 14, left Cuba last summer and trained six days a week for four months until the rules allowed him to begin working out on a baseball field in early September.
Tomas can play right field for the D-backs or move to left field if Arizona chooses to shift Mark Trumbo from left to right field. He’s a middle of the order hitter that could slot somewhere behind All-Star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt, the team’s no. 3 hitter.
The D-backs finished with a 64-98 mark last season, the worst record in baseball.