Cleveland Guardians third baseman Jose Ramirez isn’t going anywhere for awhile.
Ramirez agreed to a five-year, $124 million contract extension, ESPN reported Wednesday, bringing his six-year guaranteed deal to a total of $150 million. That includes his 2023 option.
BREAKING: Star third baseman José Ramirez and the Cleveland Guardians are in agreement on a five-year, $124M contract extension, sources familiar with the deal tell ESPN. Deal includes full no-trade clause. With this year and pickup of a 2023 option, Ramirez is guaranteed $150M.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) April 6, 2022
Ramirez was reportedly on the trade block, but the deal includes a full no-trade clause, per ESPN.
Cleveland is in transition with the 29-year-old Ramirez viewed as a building block. He is entering his 10th season with the franchise.
He hit .266 with 36 home runs and 103 RBIs in 2021 and is a career .278 hitter with 163 home runs and two 100-RBI seasons.
–Field Level Media