German outfielder Max Kepler has reached an agreement for a five-year contract extension with the Minnesota Twins for $35 million. The extension also includes a club option for a sixth year worth $10 million. Soon to be 26-year-old Kepler just recently had agreed on a contract for 2019 for a value of $3.125 million avoiding arbitration, which now nearly will be doubled. Kepler debuted in the big leagues in 2015 and has been a regular player for the Twins since the middle of the 2016 season. He is batting .233/.313/.417 with 56 home runs, 199 runs scored and 190 RBI in 419 games.
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