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Brewers: Pitcher Chase Anderson signs multi-year extension with Milwaukee

October 26, 2017

The Milwaukee Brewers announced Thursday that they have signed right-handed pitcher Chase Anderson to a new contract through the 2019 season with club options for 2020 and 2021. Terms were not disclosed.

Anderson, 29, who was eligible for arbitration, went 12-4 with a 2.74 ERA in 25 starts for the Brewers in 2017. The 12 wins were a career high and he also set a career high with 133 strikeouts and tied his career high with 13 quality starts.

Anderson was acquired from Arizona as part of a five-player trade on Jan. 30, 2016, and went 9-11 with a 4.39 ERA in 2016.

He has a career record of 36-28 with a 3.87 ERA.

“Signing Chase to a multi-year contract furthers our strategy to acquire, develop and retain talent throughout our organization,” General Manager David Steans said in a statement. “Chase’s 2017 performance elevated his stature in the game and demonstrated that he has the capability to lead a rotation. Since he arrived in Milwaukee, Chase has been a model contributor to our community both on and off the field. We are happy for him and his family and look forward to Chase’s contributions for years to come.”

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