Houston Astros right-handed starting pitcher Collin McHugh has won his arbitration case against the team, a source close to the situation has informed FanRag Sports.
McHugh had an injury-riddled 2017 campaign, with both shoulder and elbow issues sidelining him for a significant portion of the year. He ended up starting 12 games for the Astros, going 5-2 with a 3.55 ERA. Over 63.1 innings of work, he allowed 62 hits while striking out 62 opposing batters. He also made two playoff appearances while allowing three runs in six innings of relief work.
The 30-year-old, who played his collegiate baseball at Berry College in Georgia, was originally selected by the New York Mets in the 18th round of the 2008 MLB June Amateur Draft. He proceeded to make his major league debut in 2012, appearing in eight games for the Mets and making four starts. During that time, he went 0-4 with a 7.59 ERA across 21.1 innings pitched.
Collin McHugh wins arbitration case
Fanrag Sports | Feb 15