[Sports Center/Comprehensive Report] Cleveland Guardians second baseman Andres Gimenez, who was just selected to the All-Star Game last season, is rumored to sign a seven-year $106.5 million (approximately NT$3.23 billion) contract with the team. 100 million) approximately, the highest came to 129.5 million US dollars in 8 years.
According to major league reporter Mark Feinsand, the contract signed by the Guardians and Jimenez is a 7-year contract of 106.5 million U.S. dollars, with a team option of 23 million U.S. dollars in the eighth year. The Zhang contract will start this year and will tie Jimenez to 31 years old at most.
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In addition, the Guardian may also tie up another relay pitcher Trevor Stephan who performed well last season, but the amount has not yet been announced, and the team has not yet made any official announcements about the two signings. announcement.
If Jimenez's contract is confirmed, it will become the second longest contract in Guardians history, second only to the seven-year, $124 million contract extension of star star Jose Ramirez.
The previous largest in team history was the three-year, $60 million contract signed with free agent Edwin Encarnacion in 2017.
Jimenez is one of the fielders the Guardians acquired from the Mets in the Francisco Lindor trade. Last season, he had a batting average of 297, an offensive index of 0.837, 26 doubles, and 3 Three base hits, 17 home runs, 69 RBIs, 20 successful base steals, and at the critical moment, his batting state was even better, with 73 hits in 2 outs and 2 outs. The rate is 387% and the attack index is 1.205. When it is tied, the strike rate is 339% and the attack index is 0.998.
Last season, Jimenez was selected to the All-Star Game with his outstanding performance. At the same time, he also won the second baseman Golden Glove Award at the end of the season. He also won the sixth place in the MVP voting at the end of the season.