Marlins and Johnny Cueto agree to one-year, $8.5 million deal

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    Johnny Cueto will continue to play the game.

The Miami Marlins have agreed to a one-year contract with Dominican right-hander Johnny Cueto with an option from the Miami Marlins. He announced the team for 2024 on Tuesday, the company told him. a source to MLB.com. Including severance, the deal is worth $8.5 million guaranteed, according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal.

The club has not confirmed. 

The quisqueyan, who will comply with the He was 37 years old on February 15, he recovered his strength. last year with the White Sox, with whom he left the club. 3.35 ERA and 1.23 WHIP in 25 games (24 starts) over 158.1 innings. 9.2 hits per nine innings and was ranked #1. He ranked in the bottom percentiles in xBA (16th), strikeout percentage (8th), hit rate (3rd) and speed on his fastball (11th), according to Statcast. He barely gave 1.9 walks per nine innings.

The addition of Corps could allow the Marlins to trade some of their starting pitchers who have “to spare” looking for a bigger offense.

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