Eric Lauer and the Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a one-year contract to avoid arbitration. Lauer will make $5.075 million this season. Robert Murray of Fansided reported the deal on Twitter:
Source: Eric Lauer, Brewers settle at $5.075 million, avoiding arbitration.
— Robert Murray (@ByRobertMurray) January 13, 2023
The $5.075 million nearly doubles Lauer’s contract from last season. In 2021, Lauer made $2.425 million. Next season, 2024, will be his last season of arbitration before hitting free agency.
Eric Lauer is one of 10 Brewers players to agree to contracts within the last 24 hours.
Eric Lauer with the Milwaukee Brewers
In two-plus seasons with the Brewers, Eric Lauer is 18-14 with a 3.84 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, and 4.38 FIP. Last season, he went 11-7 in 29 starts, posting a 3.69 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, and 4.50 FIP. He also posted 157 strikeouts in 158.2 innings.
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