Brewers Give Corey Hart 3-Year Contract Extension

Local News

Corey Hart has had his best season in the big leagues in 2010, and Monday the Milwaukee Brewers rewarded him with a 3-year contract extension.The contract, which will keep Hart in Milwaukee through the 2013 season, is reported by ESPN to be worth $26.5 million.“The Brewers are very excited to have Corey signed for the next three years,” said Melvin. “He is one of our drafted and developed players and with his two-time All-Star performances, Corey deserves this contract that will provide his family security. We appreciate his wanting to remain a Brewer and a part of the Milwaukee community.”Hart, 28, is batting .288 (100-for-347) with 23 home runs and 72 RBI in 92 games this season. He ranks among the National League leaders in slugging percentage (3rd, .565), RBI (T4th), HR (T6th) and extra-base hits (T6th, 47). Earlier this season, Hart became the only player in team history to record two hitting streaks of 20-or-more games (22g from 6/13-7/6, 2007 and 20g from 6/14-7/5, 2010). He was named to his second All-Star Game this season (also 2008) and started in right field.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Special Olympics: Athlete Spotlight

Special Olympics powerlifters get ready for competition

Thumbnail for the video titled "Special Olympics powerlifters get ready for competition"

Special Olympics Cross Country Skiing

Thumbnail for the video titled "Special Olympics Cross Country Skiing"

Special Olympics Basketball

Thumbnail for the video titled "Special Olympics Basketball"

Special Olympics Michigan Area 36 2020 U.P. Winter Games

Thumbnail for the video titled "Special Olympics Michigan Area 36 2020 U.P. Winter Games"

Special Olympics: Downhill Ski

Thumbnail for the video titled "Special Olympics: Downhill Ski"

Special Olympics Figure Skating

Thumbnail for the video titled "Special Olympics Figure Skating"

Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

Thumbnail for the video titled "Polar Plunge for Special Olympics"

Latest News Video

Girls HS Basketball: Patriots balanced attack too much for Mountaineers

Thumbnail for the video titled "Girls HS Basketball: Patriots balanced attack too much for Mountaineers"

Abdominal Surgery Recovery

Thumbnail for the video titled "Abdominal Surgery Recovery"

LOCAL 3 MONDAY OVERNIGHT WEATHER FORECAST 1/20/2020

Thumbnail for the video titled "LOCAL 3 MONDAY OVERNIGHT WEATHER FORECAST 1/20/2020"

Lack of substitute teachers in local districts

Thumbnail for the video titled "Lack of substitute teachers in local districts"

LOCAL 3 TUESDAY'S WEATHER FORECAST 1/21/2020

Thumbnail for the video titled "LOCAL 3 TUESDAY'S WEATHER FORECAST 1/21/2020"

LOCAL 3 MONDAY EVENING WEATHER FORECAST 1/20/2020

Thumbnail for the video titled "LOCAL 3 MONDAY EVENING WEATHER FORECAST 1/20/2020"