The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a long-term contract extension with second baseman Ozzie Albies.
Atlanta launched the seven-year, $35 million pact Thursday. The deal retains the infielder with the franchise through 2025 and consists of employees decisions for the 2026 and 2027 seasons.
Ablies, 22, is collaborating in for $575,000 this season. He hit .261 with 24 home runs, 72 RBIs, 40 doubles and 14 stolen bases in 158 video video games in 2018 for the Braves, making his first All-Star employees.
Albies made his Major League Baseball debut in 2017 with the Braves, hitting .286 with six home runs and 28 RBIs in 57 video video games that season. He is hitting .364 with a home run, two RBIs and two stolen bases through 11 video video games this season for Atlanta.
He was set to hit arbitration in 2021, sooner than agreeing to the model new contract. Ablies’ employees decisions years are value $7 million each with $4 million buyouts.
The Braves host the New York Mets in a four-game assortment starting at 7:20 p.m. Thursday at SunTrust Park in Atlanta.