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Is Martin Maldonado still with the Astros?

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Asked by: Hannah Thompson

Last season, a top-five Houston Astros player of all-time — Jose Altuve — eclipsed 10 years of service time in Major League Baseball. On Friday, Martin Maldonado joined the service time club, reaching 10 years with the team he has two stints with.

Is Maldonado still with the Houston Astros?

On April 21, 2021, Maldonado agreed to a one-year, $5 million contract extension with the Astros, with a $5 million vesting option for the 2023 season. In 2021, Maldonado batted .

Is Maldonado for the Astros hurt?

Astros’ Martin Maldonado: On bench Friday
Maldonado left Wednesday’s game against the Rays with a sore shoulder but started Thursday’s contest.

Where did Martin Maldonado go to college?

Martín Maldonado

High School: Juan J. Nunez High School (Naguabo, PR)
College: None Attended
Bats: Right Right
Height: 6-00 230
First Game: 09-03-2011 (Age 25)

How long is Maldonado contract?

Maldonado is making $3.5 million in 2021, the second season of a $7 million, two-year contract. His 2020 pay was reduced to about $1.296 million by the coronavirus pandemic. A Gold Glove winner in 2017, the 34-year-old Maldonado is 3 for 34 (. 088) with no RBIs in 37 plate appearances this season.

Why do they call Maldonado machete?

Orioles leadoff hitter Cedric Mullins tried on Friday, only to fall victim to a machete. They call Maldonado “machete” for his right arm and how it cuts down so many would-be base stealers. His caught-stealing percentage is second in all of baseball.

Are any of the Astros Single?

Fast forward four years, and not only are the Astros heading back to the World Series, but quite a lot has changed for Correa and Rodriguez, too. They are now married and expecting their first child, a boy.