The Arizona Diamondbacks announced a two-year contract extension Friday for right-hander Merrill Kelly.
The extension covers the 2023 and 2024 seasons and includes a club option for 2025. ESPN reported the deal was worth $18 million.
Kelly, 33, was 7-11 with a 4.44 ERA in 27 starts last season, striking out 130 batters in 158 innings.
He is 23-27 with a 4.27 ERA in 64 starts over three seasons with the Diamondbacks. Kelly pitched in the minors for five seasons (2010-14) and in the Korean Baseball Organization for four seasons (2015-18) before joining Arizona as a free agent in December 2018.
–Field Level Media