Christian Yelich agrees to nine-year deal with Brewers
Christian Yelich will be a Milwaukee Brewer for a long time.
The 2018 National League MVP has agreed to a nine-year contract with the Brewers. It goes through the 2028 season with an option for 2029.
"I could not be happier that I am a Milwaukee Brewer for the next decade," said Yelich.
that the deal is worth $215 million.
Yelich is returning from a fractured knee cap in the 2019 season where he hit 44 home runs while also posting a .329 batting average.
His new deal would make him one of the league's highest-paid players with an average annual salary in the $30-35 million range.
"I am excited to be staying in Milwaukee and playing the game that I love for this amazing city," said Yelich.