Pitcher Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros are reportedly working on a contract extension. The reported deal is for two years and $66 million. The 36-year-old went 16-9 last season with a 2.52 ERA over 214 innings.
According to sources, Justin Verlander and the Astros are moving toward a deal on an extension. It’s believed to be a two-year deal in the $66M range.
— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) March 23, 2019
Verlander obviously can still pitch at a very high level. Astros owner Jim Crane revealed on Friday that he wants to have a new deal in place before the end of spring training.
The Astros could have a contract extension in place with Justin Verlander prior to end of spring camp, owner Jim Crane said Friday.
“I don’t think anything is final, but if it’s going to get done it’s going to get done before we get out of here," Crane said
— Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart) March 22, 2019
Learn how to throw a baseball kids. If you can do it well enough you’ll end up married to a Sport Illustrated Swimsuit model and be hammering very large checks well into your thirties. It doesn’t get much better than that.
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