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What is Sandy Alcantara’s net worth? Pitcher wins NL Cy Young Award, fans call it 'correct choice'

Sandy Alcantara was unanimously chosen as the winner and his six complete games were the most in MLB
UPDATED NOV 17, 2022
Sandy Alcantara of the Miami Marlins wins NL Cy Young Award (Todd Kirkland/Getty Images)
Sandy Alcantara of the Miami Marlins wins NL Cy Young Award (Todd Kirkland/Getty Images)

MIAMI, FLORIDA: Sandy Alcantara Montero, the 27-year-old pitcher for Miami Marlins, has been announced as the 2022 NL Cy Young winner, following in the footsteps of Justin Verlander and Clayton Kershaw in terms of delivering a near-perfect season. He was unanimously chosen as the winner and his six complete games were the most in MLB. Alcantara had competition from players like Max Fried and Julio Urias. 

The Miami Marlins pitcher first signed with St Louis Cardinals as an international free agent in 2013 and made his MLB debut with them in 2017. The Cardinals traded Alcantara, Magneuris Sierra, Zac Gallen, and Daniel Castano to the Miami Marlins for Marcell Ozuna. At the time, he was ranked as the third-best prospect for the 2018 season. He became the sole Miami Marlins player named to the 2019 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. The ace baseball player became the first Dominican pitcher to win a Cy Young in either league since Bartolo Colon. He outbid his competition by completing six games whereas no other MLB starting staff combined for more than five. MLB announced the win writing, "A special season in South Beach. Sandy Alcantara is your 2022 NL Cy Young winner!"


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What is Sandy Alcantara's net worth?

While there is no definite answer to Alcantara's net worth, his salary per Wtfoot and Spotrac is an impressive $11.2 million. Spotrac further divides the number into the base salary which is $3.5 million, signing bonus which is $300,000, payroll salary which is $3.8 million, yearly cash which is $5 million, and then the final salary. His five-year contract is a whopping $56 million. As per Forbes, his contract also includes a $21 million team option for 2027. 

Fans react to Sandy Alcantara's NL Cy win

Meanwhile, one user wrote, "To those saying “_____” was robbed, if that was the case, then why did Sandy get all 30 first place votes? Sandy was by far the correct choice" Another user spoke for the finalist Max Fried and tweeted, "As much as I love Max, this was the only right answer this year. Well deserved for Sandy." One more user wrote, "The Marlins play in Little Havana not South Beach. That’s like saying the Yankees play in Manhattan. Do better. Congrats to Sandy!"




One user tweeted, "Sandy Alcantara’s 6 complete games led ALL of MLB -- he had all of MIA’s CG + no other team had 6 or more it’s the 1st time in MLB history that an individual led all players AND teams in CG." Another user tweeted, "Congrats. Sandy is a beast. Julio was damn good this season also and I can understand the argument but Sandy is justifiably our NL CY Young" One more user wrote, "bro was so nasty all year especially playing for the marlins. he got that dog in him fsfs"




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