In the last hours it was announced that Starling Marte reportedly rejected a multi-million dollar contract extension offer with the Miami Marlins, to continue with the team for a few more seasons than MLB. The Dominican is in the last year of his contract with the Marlins and would become a free agent at the end of this season.
The journalist Bob Nightengale reported this Sunday, July 18, that Starling Marte would have refused to sign a contract extension with the Miami Marlins for three more years within the organization and an amount of $ 30 million dollars.
Nightengale adds in his report that the outfielder, who would become a free agent at the end of the 2021 MLB season, could be traded before the trade deadline.
Various sources say that it is not surprising that the Dominican rejected Miami’s offer, since Marte would have been seeking a contract for four more years and an amount of approximately $ 50 million dollars.
Starling Marte has had an outstanding 2021 MLB Season with the Miami Marlins, in which in 56 games in which he has seen action he has hit .286 in batting average, with 59 hits and seven home runs.
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