The St. Louis Cardinals and Grand Pitcher Miles Mikolas have agreed to a four-year extension, announced Tuesday
The transaction amounts to $ 68 million, according to ESPN and several reports.
The extension will begin in 2020 and will continue until 2023.
Mikolas, 30, enters the second year of a $ 15.5 million contract over two years.
Mikolas became one of the best pitchers in the National League last season after spending the previous three seasons playing in Japan. The right-hander scored 18-4 with an average of 2.83 points in 32 starts last season, tied with the championship win.
Mikolas, a star player for the first time last year, is 22-10 with a 3.61 medal in four seasons with the Cardinals, Rangers and Padres.