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Marlins, Sandy Alcantara in agreement on 5-year contract extension

Following up on his initial report from Monday morning, Craig Mish of SportsGrid hears that the Marlins and Sandy Alcantara reached an agreement Sunday on a five-year, $56 million extension. It’s the largest guarantee ever made to a first-time arbitration-eligible MLB pitcher. Moreover, this news comes on the heels of Miami inking Avisaíl García to provide some desperately needed run support.

I don’t have much to add beyond what was already expressed in that article. I called for the All-Star right-hander to earn $58 million over the next five years (2022-2026), and according to Mish, he’ll settle for just a couple million bucks shy of that.