Sports Minute: Recovering McCullers gets $4.1M, 1-year contract from Astros

6 months 3 weeks 1 day ago Friday, December 13 2019 Dec 13, 2019 December 13, 2019 4:49 PM December 13, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

HOUSTON (AP) - Right-hander Lance McCullers and the Houston Astros agreed to a $4.1 million, one-year contract. That is the same salary he had last season while he recovered from Tommy John surgery. McCullers had the operation on Nov. 8 last year. He is expected to he healthy for the start of spring training in February. McCullers is 29-22 with a 3.67 ERA in 80 starts, striking out 509 in 453 2/3 innings. McCullers had been eligible for salary arbitration. He can become a free agent after the 2021 season.

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