Kris Bryant's $10.85M payday an Major League Baseball record

Oct 17 2017 Chicago IL USA Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant hits a single against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the third inning during game three of the 2017 NLCS playoff baseball series at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit Dennis Wierzbicki-USA T

In the hours before the Cubs Convention, the organization reached agreement with Kris Bryant, Addison Russell, Kyle Hendricks, Justin Wilson and Tommy La Stella. It's only fitting, as Bryant has already won an MVP, and while his power numbers fell off past year, he had a top-four OBP in the NL.

Toronto's Josh Donaldson, Baltimore's Manny Machado, Washington's Anthony Rendon and the Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant were among the more than 170 players headed to the exchange. Players hold little power over their pay in their first three seasons - often making little more than the league minimum - but earn the right to file for arbitration in years four through six should they feel they've earned greater pay based on past performance. Arbitration hearings are set up for next month, though the two sides could reach an agreement before then. He ranked third in WAR in 2016 and 16th last season.

Bryant agreed last March to a $1.05 million, one-year contract, a record for an unsigned player under club control with less than two years of major league service, and batted.295 with 29 homers and 73 RBIs. He's one of baseball's brightest young stars and overall players.

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Russell, a Pace High graduate, was an All-Star in 2016 and helped lead the Cubs to their first World Series title since 1908 that season.

Bryant and Russell, along with reliever Justin Grimm, will submit their salary requests to an arbitrator on Friday, according to ESPN's Jesse Rogers and other reports.

Theo Epstein's front office has never gone to arbitration with any player.

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