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Astros To Re-Sign Rafael Montero

Astros To Re-Sign Rafael Montero

Rafael Montero and the Astros are in agreement on a three-year, $34.5MM deal, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN. Montero is the third reliever to fall off the board early, after the Padres re-signed Robert Suarez and the Mets held on to Edwin Diaz.

It’s a remarkable deal considering Montero has amassed just 0.1 bWAR over his career and had an ERA north of six just last year, but speaks to how good he looked this past year in Houston, and the early value teams are placing on high end relief pitching.

More to come. 

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