Yelich will be paid deferred money by Brewers until 2042

Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich in the batting circle during a spring training baseball game March 8 in Phoenix, Ariz. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Brewers will be paying Christian Yelich until 2042, when the All-Star outfielder is 50 years old.

Yelich's $215 million, nine-year contract with the team calls for Brewers to defer $4 million each year from his $26 million annual salary from 2022-28.  

Yelich's new deal includes for salaries of $12.5 million this year and $14 million in 2021.

The 28-year-old outfielder is a two-time All-Star and a one-time Gold Glove winner.