Travis Wood

Jordan Lyles, Padres agree to $1 million, 1-year contract

Right-hander Jordan Lyles and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a $1 million, one-year contract that includes a club option for 2019.

Lyles gets a $750,000 salary next year under the deal announced Sunday, and the Padres' option is for $3.5 million with a $250,000 buyout.

His 2019 salary would escalate to $4.5 million if he is selected comeback player of the year in 2018 by Sporting News. If the option is exercised, he could earn performance bonuses of $250,000 each for 15, 20 and 25 starts, and of $125,000 apiece for 40 and 50 games pitched.

The 27-year-old joined San Diego in early August, soon after he was released by Colorado. He was 1-5 with a 7.75 ERA in 38...

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