Details on the Tyreek Hill contract were made available on Tuesday:
2019: $2.1 million
2020: $17.6 million ($15.2 million is a roster bonus)
2021: $15.6 million ($9.7 million is a roster bonus)
2022: $20.5 million ($13.5 million is a roster bonus)
The contract has low base salary numbers with large roster bonuses. That protects the Chiefs. Also, 2022 is an option year.
Royals lose at White Sox 7-3
The Royals dropped the first of a three game series at the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday 7-3. Jakob Junis allowed five runs on six hit and three walks in 5 innings. Adalberto Mondesi hit his 8th home run of the season. Alex Gordon was 2-for-4 with a home runs, his 13th of the season. Whit Merrifield had two hits as well. The Royals play again Wednesday at Chicago. Glenn Sparkman gets the start.
Milwaukee Brewers OF Christian Yelich fouled a pitch off of his knee cap. He will miss the rest of the season.
There was a fight in the Pittsburgh Pirates clubhouse between Kyle Crick and Felipe Vazquez. Crick suffered a season-ending finger injury. Both players were fined.