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Astros' Yordan Alvarez agrees to historic contract extension with Houston: Report

Astros’ Yordan Alvarez agrees to historic contract extension with Houston: Report

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Houston Astros star Jordan Alvarez is about to get paidHe is said to have agreed to the biggest-ever contract for a player who is primarily in the squad as a designated hitter.

Alvarez 2019 NBA Junior League Winneremerging from a career year in 2021 and beyond the season where he was named ALCS Player of the Year.

Jordan Alvarez #44 of the Houston Astros watches his Aledmys Diaz #16 score during the eighth inning against the Seattle Mariners at T-Mobile Park on May 29, 2022 in Seattle, Washington.
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It is said that the contract extension for six years, 115 million dollars, According to ESPN. The extension would pay Alvarez $26 million annually in the three years after he was set to qualify for free agency, the fifth-largest contract for a pre-arbitrator player.

In 2021, Alvarez was a superstar, posting 0.27 on the board with 33 home runs and 104 RBIs. During the past year ALCS vs Boston Red SoxAlvarez hit .522 with 12 hits on 23 bats, adding a home run and six RBIs to the series.

Jordan Alvarez #44 of the Houston Astros takes a swing during a game against the Seattle Mariners at T-Mobile Park on May 27, 2022 in Seattle, Washington.  Mariners won 6-1.

Jordan Alvarez #44 of the Houston Astros takes a swing during a game against the Seattle Mariners at T-Mobile Park on May 27, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. Mariners won 6-1.
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Through 45 MLB 2022 regular season games, Alvarez has racked up .272 with 31 RBIs and 14 home runs, which equates to a third place finish in all Major League Baseball. The Astros are currently #1 in the AL West, sitting at 33-18 and 6.5 games in 2nd place Los Angeles Angels.

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In other MLB news, Philadelphia Phyllis fired manager Joe Girardi On Friday, after the team struggled a 22-29 start to the 2022 MLB season. Phillies coach Rob Thompson was named to the bench as interim manager for the remainder of the season.

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Gerardi was in his third season as Phil’s manager. He ended his career in Philadelphia with an overall record of 132-141.