Luis Severino of the New York Yankees is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher. In 2015, he made his Major League Baseball debut. 2017 was a banner year for him, with an All-Star selection and a third-place finish in the American League Cy Young voting.
He was also named to the All-Star squad in 2018. Due to shoulder issues, he missed most of the 2019 season and the entire 2020 season.
Luis Severino Salary:
Luis Severino Salary as of 2022 is $11 million.
What is Luis Severino Salary?
The New York Yankees have announced a four-year, $40 million contract deal with pitcher Luis Severino. Over the course of five years, the extension can reach a maximum of $52.25 million.
For Severino, the deal buys out four arbitration years and a possible free-agent year. After this season, if his club option is not exercised, the right-hander will be eligible for free agency at the age of 30.
The news of Severino’s contract extension comes on the same day that the Yankees and Severino were set to have an arbitration hearing.
The Yankees offered the pitcher $4.4 million for the upcoming season, but the pitcher had demanded $5.25 million, which the Yankees matched with.
The contract deal ensures that New York’s ace will remain with the team for the foreseeable future at a reasonable cost. Severino has a 19-8 record with a 3.39 ERA and a 1.145 WHIP in 32 starts this season, striking out 220 hitters in 191.1 innings of work.