The highest contract in history for each team: 5 teams including Athletics for less than $ 100 million

On December 28, Japan time, the transfer information site “MLB Trade Roomers” published an article featuring the highest contracts in history for each team. Now off, Rays, who extended his contract with Wander Franco for $ 182 million in 2011, and Rangers, who signed with Corey Seager for $ 325 million in 2010, set a new record high. On the other hand, there are five teams that have never signed a contract totaling more than $ 100 million, and Pirates has signed a contract with Jason Kendall for $ 60 million for six years in November 2000, and for more than 20 years. The maximum amount has not been updated.

Since the beginning of 2021, the highest amount in the history of the team has been updated for 6 teams including the above-mentioned Rays and Rangers. Blue Jays with George Springer for $ 150 million in January, Padres for $ 340 million for Padres with Fernando Tatis Jr. in February, and Royals for Salvador Perez for $ 8200 for 4 years in March. $ 10,000, and just before the start of the season, Mets signed a big deal with Francisco Lindore for $ 341 million for 10 years.

Although it is a modern major league where contracts totaling 9 digits (= 100 million dollars or more) are commonplace, 5 out of 30 teams have never signed contracts totaling 100 million dollars or more. In addition to the Pirates and Royals mentioned above, Eric Chaves’s 6-year $ 66 million for Athletics, Edwin Encarnación’s 3-year $ 60 million for Guardians, and Yasmani Grandal’s 4-year $ 73 million for White Sox. It is the highest contract ever.

The highest contracts in history for each team are as follows.

Orioles
Chris Davis 7 years $ 161 million (January 2016)

Red Sox
David Price 7 years $ 217 million (December 2015)

Yankees
Gerrit Cole 9 years $ 324 million (December 2019)

Raise
Wander Franco 2011 $ 182 million (November 2021)

Blue Jays
George Springer 6 years 150 million dollars (January 2021)

White sox
Yasmani Grandal 4 years $ 73 million (November 2019)

Guardians
Edwin Encarnación 3 years $ 60 million (January 2017)

Tigers
Miguel Cabrera 8 years 248 million dollars (March 2014)

Royals
Salvador Perez 4 years 82 million dollars (March 2021)

Twins
Joe Mauer 8 years $ 184 million (March 2010)

Astros
Jose Altuve 5 years $ 151 million (March 2018)

Angels
Mike Trout 10 years $ 360 million (March 2019)

Athletics
Eric Chaves 6 years $ 66 million (March 2004)

Mariners
Robinson Canó 10 years $ 240 million (December 2013)

Rangers
Corey Seager 10 years $ 325 million (December 2021)

Braves
Freddie Freeman 8 years $ 135 million (February 2014)

Marlins
Giancarlo Stanton 2013 $ 325 million (November 2014)

Mets
Francisco Lindor 10 years $ 341 million (March 2021)

Phillies
Bryce Harper $ 330 million in 2013 (February 2019)

Nationals
Stephen Strasburg 7 years $ 245 million (December 2019)

Cubs
Jason Heyward 8 years $ 184 million (December 2015)

Reds
Joey Votto 10 years $ 225 million (April 2012)

Brewers
Christian Yelich 7 years 188.5 million dollars (March 2020)

Pirates
Jason Kendall 6 years 60 million dollars (November 2000)

Cardinals
Paul Goldschmidt 5 years $ 130 million (March 2019)

Diamondbacks
Zack Greinke 6 years $ 206.5 million (December 2015)

Rockies
Nolan Arenado 7 years $ 234 million (February 2019)

Dodgers
Mookie Betts $ 365 million in 2012 (July 2020)

Padres
Fernando Tatis Jr. 2014 $ 340 million (February 2021)

Giants
Buster Posey 8 years $ 159 million (March 2013)

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