Jose Altuve has agreed to a five-year contract extension

‘Little Giant’ Jose Altuve has agreed to a five-year contract extension with the Houston Astros.

“The Astros have agreed to a five-year contract extension with Altuve,” MLB.com, the official website of Major League Baseball, reported on July 7 (KST). “The terms of the contract are worth a total of $125 million (KRW 16.53 billion), including $30 million per year from 2025 to 2017.”

In 1668 career games, he batted .267 (6665-for-2047) with 209 home runs, 747 RBI, 1062 runs scored and 293 stolen bases. In 2016 and 2017, he had back-to-back 20-homer, 20-steal seasons.

Altuve was named the American League MVP in 2017

After batting .204 with 24 homers, 81 RBIs, 112 runs scored and 32 stolen bases in 153 games and has won six Silver Slugger Awards in his career.

According to MLB.com, “Altuve made his major league debut in 2011 and is one of the franchise’s all-time leaders in several categories. He ranks first in batting average (.307), third in hits (2,047), fourth in doubles (400), fifth in runs scored (1,062), 온라인카지노 fifth in stolen bases (293) and fifth in home runs (209) and is on pace to reach 3,000 hits if he plays all five years of his extension.”

“Altuve has been the centerpiece of a franchise that has made eight postseason appearances, seven consecutive American League Championship Series appearances, four American League pennants and two World Series pinnacles.” “In the postseason, he has batted 27-for-117 with 27 home runs, 55 RBIs and 89 runs scored.”

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