The Houston Astros have signed a contract extension with Christian Javier, who occupied the starting spot.
Houston announced on its official website on the 11th (Korean time), “The club has signed a five-year contract extension with Javier.” The amount has not been officially disclosed, but many media outlets such as ‘MLB.com’ reported that온라인바카라 they had agreed to $64 million.
With this contract, Javier will be replaced with salary adjustment for the remaining three years, and his free agent acquisition will be delayed by two years.
Javier, from the Dominican Republic, made his first big league appearance in 2020. In the 2020 season, which was shortened due to the new coronavirus, he recorded 5 wins, 2 losses and an ERA of 3.48, ranking third in the rookie of the year. At that time, the Rookie of the Year award was awarded to Kyle Lewis, and the second place went to Lewis Robert.
He earned his first double-digit multiplier in his debut last year. His record is 11 wins, 9 losses, 2.54 ERA and 194 strikeouts. His performance continued in the postseason as well. He contributed greatly to the team’s championship with a record of 2 wins, 0.71 ERA, and 16 strikeouts in three appearances.
In particular, in Game 4 of the World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies, he pitched well with 6 scoreless innings, no hits, and 9 strikeouts. This is the first record in MLB history.
Newly appointed general manager Dana Brown said, “I am delighted to be with him. He’s a key player in the rotation, and I think it’s the perfect deal. He can sustain our success now and in the future,” he explained.
Meanwhile, Javier will wear the Dominican Republic national team uniform and compete in the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC). Dominica are drawn in Group D along with Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Israel and Nicaragua.