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Stanek signs with Astros for 1 year, $1.1 million
Miami Marlins' Ryne Stanek pitches during a spring training baseball game against the New York Mets on Saturday, Feb 22, 2020, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The Marlins won 5-3. (AP Photo/Vera Nieuwenhuis)
HOUSTON Right-hander Ryne Stanek and the Houston Astros agreed Thursday to a $1.1 million, one-year contract.
Stanek spent last season with the Marlins, and he made $223,778 prorated from his $604,200 salary. He became a free agent when he wasn't offered a contract by Miami by the Dec. 2 deadline.
Stanek has made 152 appearances in the last four seasons with the Rays and Marlins. He has a career 4.00 ERA with 210 strikeouts in 173.1 innings.
He made nine appearances last season with a 7.20 ERA in 10 innings. He did not allow a hit in two innings in the NL Division Series against Atlanta.
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