It’s a one-year agreement at $4,625,000 for Miami Marlins infielder Joey Wendle that could be worth up to $11.55 million over the course of two seasons.
Wendle’s new contract includes a $6.3 million mutual option for 2023, with a $75,000 buyout if the team does not exercise the option, and a $4.55 million salary this year.
After 250 plate appearances, the option price can rise by $700,000, with an additional $100,000 paid for every 50 plate appearances thereafter.
On Wendle’s 32nd birthday, he was supposed to appear in court. An offer of $4.35 million was made to him when he requested a raise from $2.5 to $4.9 million.
Wendle, a 2023 unrestricted free agent, was sent by Tampa Bay to Miami the day before the lockout began in order to avoid his departure.
He’s slamming home runs after hitting, he has hit.314 with four RBI in 35 at-bats.
A career-high 11 home runs and 54 RBIs were part of his 265-game total last year.
A total of twenty-one players have yet to appear for hearings, which will continue through the 24th of June. Normally, hearings take place in February, but they were postponed due to the lockout.
Does Joey Wendle Have Any Kids?
Joey Wendle has two kids with his wife. Jack Wendle and Luke Wendle are his sons.