The market has changed” Machado, opting out after the season… SD contract renewal promotion
Manny Machado (31),토토사이트 who is close to Kim Ha-seong (San Diego Padres), announced that he would exercise an opt-out after the end of the 2023 season.
Machado met local reporters at the San Diego spring camp held in Peoria, Arizona, USA on the 18th (Korean time) and said, “I am in San Diego now, but I do not know what will happen next year.” I know what the situation is,” he said.
“The market is changing. It’s a lot different from when I signed a long-term contract with San Diego. There’s money in the market. It’s good to see players who are about to exercise their opt-out rights.
” He signed a contract for a total of $300 million over a 10-year contract period. He included a clause in the contract that allows him to exercise his right to opt-out after the end of the fifth season. If he does not exercise his opt-out, he will receive 150 million won from 2024 to 2028
. However, the situation has changed as Machado’s stock price has risen and major league clubs have recently invested in large sums. Machado played in
519 games for San Diego over the past four seasons with a batting average of .280, 108 homers, 340 RBIs and OPS. (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) recorded 0.856.
In particular, in the 2022 season, he played 150 games with a batting average of 0.298, 32 home runs, 102 RBIs, 100 runs scored, and an OPS of 0.897. St. Louis Cardinals).
In addition, the recent use of major league clubs has also increased. Cases of major players signing mega-contracts are increasing.
Aaron Judge, who broke the American League home run record last year (62), signed a 9-year, $360 million contract with the New York Yankees, and Raphael Devers (Boston Red Sox, 11 years, $313.5 million) and Trey Turner (11 years, $313.5 million). The Philadelphia Phillies, $30 million in 11 years) also succeeded in signing a long-term contract. In line with this trend, San Diego also acquired Machado and his peers, Xander Bogatz, for 11 years and $280 million.
Machado also wants to be treated like this. San Diego is also seeking a new contract extension in preparation for Machado’s departure.