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According to ESPN's Jesse Rogers, Kintzler has decided to pick up the player option, which will pay him $5 million for the 2019 season.
A 34-year-old right-hander, Kintzler was 3-3 with a 4.60 ERA for Washington and the Cubs, who acquired him July 31 for minor league right-hander Jhon Romero.
He was a first-time All-Star in 2017 and has 48 career saves. He also has pitched for Milwaukee (2010-15) and Minnesota (2016-17).