Justin Verlander (40), who has the highest salary in the MLB (US professional baseball), returned to his former team, the Houston Astros, about eight months after transferring to the New York Mets. The Mets traded Verlander to the Mets on the 2nd (Korean time), the trade deadline, and traded for outfield prospects Drew Gilbert (23) and Ryan Clifford (20).안전놀이터

Following last year’s three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer for an annual salary of $43.33 million (approximately 55.5 billion won), the Mets recruited Verlander, who also won three Cy Young Awards, with the same annual salary ahead of this season. This is the current highest salary. However, the Mets’ performance was below expectations. Currently, it is in 4th place in the National League East Division, and it is difficult to advance to the postseason this year. In response, the Mets traded Scherzer to the Texas Rangers, and even sent Verlander to reduce annual salary spending and start preparations for next year’s season by bringing in prospects.

The Mets decided to pay part of the remaining salary by sending Verlander. Of the annual salary to be paid by next year, the Mets will pay $35 million (approximately KRW 45.1 billion), and if the $35 million option is triggered in 2025, an additional $17.5 million will be paid, up to $52.5 million (approximately KRW 67.7 billion). may have to pay

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