Houston signs 5-year contract with pitcher Javier, ‘WS first team no-hitter’

The Major League (MLB) Houston Astros signed a five-year contract with right-hander Christian Javier (26).

The Houston team announced on the 11th (Korean time) that it had signed a five-year contract extension with Javier until the 2027 season. The size of the contract was not disclosed, but according to MLB.com, it is a five-year, $64 million (approximately 81.3 billion won) condition.

“We are delighted to have signed Javier to a long-term contract,” Houston general manager Dana Brown said. “Javier is a key player in the starting rotation and we think this is the perfect deal. It aligns with the vision,” he explained온라인바카라.

Javier, who became a big leaguer in 2020, played his best last year.

Having secured a starting spot, he pitched in 30 games (25 starts) and played an active role with an 11-9 record, an average ERA of 2.54, and 194 strikeouts. He also participated in 3 games in the postseason, won 2 games, and pitched with an earned run average of 0.71, helping Houston to win the World Series.

In particular, in Game 4 of the World Series, Javier blocked 6 innings, 2 walks, 9 strikeouts, and no runs, forming a no-hitter team with Brian Abreu, Rafael Montero, and Ryan Presley (more than one scoreless inning). It was the first time in MLB history that a World Series team had a no-hitter.

Meanwhile, Javier will compete in the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC) as a member of the Dominican Republic baseball team. The Dominican Republic was drawn in Group D of the first round, with Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Israel and Nicaragua.

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