Incredible: After a year injured Justin Verlander signs a millionaire contract with the Houston Astros

Justin Verlander celebrates after throwing a no-hitter game with the Astros against the Toronto Blue Jays on September 1, 2019.

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The veteran pitcher Justin Verlander surprised MLB after reaching a millionaire deal with the Astros from Houston for the 2022 season, this was announced by his own brother, Ben, through his Twitter account.

The deal worth $ 25 million, as reported by Mark Berman of Fox Sports, caused a stir in some baseball fans since Verlander, missed the entire recent season due to injury.

This contract from the legendary 38-year-old pitcher, He also has an option for 2023 so he could extend his career up to two more seasons and retire with 40 years.

In this way, veteran right-hander who, for many, already has a guaranteed place in the Cooperstown Hall of Fame, He will remain on the team with whom he was champion in 2017 when he arrived mid-season from the Detroit Tigers.

With 16 seasons of MLB service, Justin Verlander exhibits an impressive win-loss record of 226-119 with a 3.33 lifetime ERA., plus 3,013 strikeouts in 2,998 innings pitched and a 1,134 WHIP, all in 454 starts.

in addition He is one of the few pitchers who throughout his career accumulates a Rookie of the Year award, two Cy Youngs, a Triple Crown for pitching., eight invitations to the All-Star Game, a World Series and two no-hitters or runs.

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