Yordan Alvarez agrees to $115M extension with Houston

USA Today

The Houston Astros and DH Yordan Alvarez have agreed to a six-year, $115 million contract extension.

Alvarez was expected to eligible for arbitration for the first time this offseason, but the new feal will buy out those years as well as three free agent years.

The deal is a record largest contract ever for a designated hitter, and comes with an annual salary of over $19 million.

Alvarez, who turns 25 on June 27, has been a huge bat for the Astros over his first four seasons.

He’s racked up a total of 182 runs, 75 home runs, and 217 RBI since joining the team in 2019.


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