Royals, Duffy Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: KSHB

The Kansas City Royals and starting pitcher Danny Duffy have reached a 5-year, $65 million contract extension agreement.

Duffy, 28, started 26 games and had a 12-3 record this past season with the Royals with a 3.51 ERA and a 1.14 WHIP with 188 strikeouts. Over his entire 6-year MLB career, which he has spent with the Royals only, Duffy has started 106 games and has a 36-33 record with a 3.71 ERA and a 1.30 WHIP with 540 strikeouts.

Duffy’s career bests for a single season are 26 games started (2016), 12 wins (2016), a 2.53 ERA (2014; 1.85 ERA in 2013 does not qualify), a 1.11 WHIP (2014), and 188 strikeouts (2016).

 

-Asher Fair

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