Veteran left-handed bullpen Jose Alvarado (28) has extended his contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Phillies announced on the 17th that they had agreed to a three-year contract with Alvarado under the name of Dave Dombrowski, president of baseball operations.
The contract guaranteed Alvarado until 2025. This included a team option for the 2026 season.
The size of the contract was not disclosed, but according to local media, it is a contract that guarantees a total of 22 million dollars (28.66 billion won).
Having previously agreed with the Phillies for an annual salary of $3.45 million for the 2023 season, he will receive an annual salary of $9 million each for the 2024 and 2025 seasons, a contract fee of $50,000, plus a buyout of $50 for the team option ($9 million) for the 2026 season. has been set
Alvarado, who was scheduled to qualify as a free agent after this season, has delayed it by at least two years with this contract.
Born in Venezuela, he recorded 13-18 with a 3.57 ERA in 272 appearances for six years with the Tampa Bay Rays and Philadelphia.
He posted an earned run average of 3.18 in 51 innings in 59 games last season. He had a 1.216 WHIP, 0.4 homers per 9 innings, 4.2 walks and 14.3 strikeouts, compared to his 2021 ERA of 4.20. He came out of 26 save situations and recorded 22 holds and 2 saves. 슬롯사이트
He pitched 11 1/3 innings in 12 games and gave up 7 runs in the playoffs. He didn’t do well, but he contributed to the team’s World Series berth with three holds, one save, and one winning pitcher.
In Game 6 of the World Series against the Houston Astros, he took the mound in the bottom of the 6th inning and allowed a three-run home run to Jose Alvarado, becoming the losing pitcher.
The Phillies club cited ‘Statcast’ data and introduced that Alvarado recorded 207 fastballs over 100 miles in the 2022 season. This is the highest number among left-handed pitchers and ranks sixth overall in the major leagues.
Since 2008, when pitch tracking data became available, only one left-hander has thrown more than 100 mph fastballs, Aroldis Chapman.
“I love this team and I want to be here,” he told local media after announcing his contract. I am looking forward to the start of the season.”
The Phillies have tied another bullpen pitcher to a multi-year deal, following previously agreeing to a two-year contract with Serantoni Dominguez.