Ramirez guaranteed $141 million in new contract
All-Star third baseman José Ramírez is guaranteed $141 million under his seven-year contract with the Cleveland Guardians.
Ramirez agreed in March 2017 to a $26 million, five-year contract, a deal that included an $11 million team option for 2022 with a $2 million buyout and a $13 million option for 2023.
The superseding contract, announced before opening day on April 7, calls for salaries of $22 million this season, $14 million in 2023, $17 million in 2024, $19 million in 2025, $21 million in 2026, $23 million in 2027 and $25 million in 2028.
The Guardians and Ramirez will talk about the deal prior to their home opener Friday.
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