After waiting out for nearly the entire offseason, Manny Machado finally got the contract he was looking for. The star infielder will sign with the San Diego Padres on a 10-year, $300 million contract. The deal contains an opt-out after the fifth year, as reported by Yahoo Sports’ Tim Brown.
BREAKING: Manny Machado has agreed to terms on a deal with the Padres. According to a league source, it’s for 10 years and $300 million – the biggest free-agent contract in the history of American sports.
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Now that Machado has signed, it’ll be interesting too see just how much longer Bryce Harper remains a free agent.