According to a report from the Sun-Times, Aramis Ramirez will exercise his player option for 2011 and remain with the Chicago Cubs.
Ramirez told the Sun-Times on Monday, “I’m staying here.”
With Ramirez exercising his option, he is guaranteed $16.6 million … with a possibility of earning $30.6 million for 2011 and 2012.
Ramirez added, “And you can print it. I have confidence in Jim Hendry. He’s a smart guy. He’s going to turn this around.”