|Bats / Throws||Right / Right|
|Date of Birth||5/13/1992|
|Height, Weight||6'1", 210 lbs|
|From||Puerto Cabello, VEN|
|Nationality||Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of|
Contreras agreed to a one-year, $4.5 million deal with the Cubs, avoiding arbitration, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
This is his first of three years as an arbitration-eligible player, and $4.5 million is a pretty good haul for such a player. There have been trade rumors surrounding Contreras for much of the offseason, and interested teams can now be certain how much they would have to pay Contreras in 2020.