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Christian Yelich agrees to nine-year deal with Brewers

Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Christian Yelich poses during spring training baseball photo day Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Christian Yelich poses during spring training baseball photo day Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)(NBC15)
Published: Mar. 6, 2020 at 10:42 AM CST
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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.

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