(DETROIT) — Eight-time All-Star third baseman Miguel Cabrera has agreed to a new ten-year contract with the Detroit Tigers worth nearly $300 million, according to ESPN.
The new deal covers the two years remaining on Cabrera’s current contract and eight additional years.
The Tigers acquired Cabrera from the Marlins on December 4, 2008 in an eight-player trade. In six seasons with Detroit, the 30-year-old has batted .327 with 227 home runs and 737 RBIs.
Cabrera is a two-time American League Most Valuable Player, having won the award in 2012 and 2013.
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