When Javier made his MLB debut against the Seattle Mariners on July 25, 2020, he pitched one scoreless inning.
Four days later, he faced the Los Angeles Dodgers in his debut MLB start. As of August 4, he had already earned his first MLB victory.
He was 5-2 with a 3.48 ERA in 54 13 innings pitched across 12 games for the 2020 season.
To go along with his postseason debut, Javier earned his first postseason victory in the American League Wild Card Series while pitching against the Minnesota Twins.
Among the AL rookies, Javier came in third place behind Luis Robert and Kyle Lewis in the voting for the award.
On April 22, 2021, Javier became the first Astros pitcher to record the first eight outs in a game by strikeout since Jim Deshaies did so in 1986.
He had nine strikeouts and one walk with no earned runs in five innings, a new personal best.
With a 3.55 ERA in 101.1 innings, Javier concluded the 2021 season with 36 games pitched, nine starts, 101+13 innings with 130 strikeouts, 53 walks, and two saves. In addition, he had a strikeout rate of 11.5 per nine innings.
Cristian Javier Contract
The Houston Astros signed Cristian Javier to a one-year contract worth $749,100, with $749,100 guaranteed.
Cristian Javier Salary
Cristian Javier earns an average of $749,100 a year. Javier will be paid a base salary of $749,100 in 2022.
Cristian Javier Net Worth
Cristian Javier has a net worth estimation of $500,000