MLB’s highest-paid pitcher Verlander returns to Houston, throws well but loses

Justin Verlander (40), the highest paid pitcher in the American Professional Baseball Major League (MLB), went to the mound wearing a Houston Astros uniform after 9 months, but unfortunately lost.

Verlander started in the game against the New York Yankees held at Yankee Stadium in New York, USA on the 6th (hereinafter Korean time) and made a quality start (QS) with 4 strikeouts and 7 hits and 2 runs until the 7th inning.

However, as Houston lost 1-3 in the silence of the batting line, Verlander suffered the yoke of defeat.

After being traded to Houston in mid-2017, Verlander played until the 2022 season, winning the World Series and winning the Cy Young Award.먹튀검증

After last season, Verlander, who obtained free agent status again, signed a two-year, $86 million contract with the New York Mets.

His salary this season was $43.33 million, which was tied for first in the major leagues with teammate Max Scherzer (39) at the time of the opening.

However, the Mets gave up the season by trading Shazer to the Texas Rangers and Verlander to Houston as the team’s performance fell short of expectations and the possibility of advancing to the postseason disappeared.

Verlander, who returned to Houston after nine months, said after the game that day, “I’m very happy to be back.”

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