It's basically just deferred money. He wasn't going to get $25m for his age 36-39 seasons so might as well just have him signed for it even if he isn't worth $25m at that point
yankees are talking to both didi gregarious and dellin betances about extensions. betances is expected to get done first. didi would obviously not be a small deal. tj is minor factor but certainly not an impediment. moe important: didi and yanks love each other.
I wish my personal life was in a situation where 1 million a year is "really not a lot of money" :P
I was going to say something about being a world class athlete but it’s Bobby Bonilla
Teams don't want player opt outs. You can safely assume that the Phillies deal was either sub-Stanton money with opt outs or the current contract with no opt outs and Boras/Harper took the latter.
yup. Opt outs are always a bad thing for a team.
why would a hurt player opt out lol.
I doubt the Dodgers or Giants (their new GM comes from the Dodgers) had any interest in giving him 10-13 years, opt outs or not.
highest total amount, which is reportedly what he wanted