One-time Cubs Target Xander Bogaerts, Padres Agree to Massive Deal
Bogaerts signs massive deal with Padres, first appeared on NBC Sports Chicago when the Cubs were interested in signing him. Then there were just the two of them.
Multiple outlets have reported that free agent shortstop Xander Bogaerts has signed an 11-year, $280 million contract with the Padres, making him the latest domino to fall in the market.
Take a look at the eleven most significant free agent contracts signed so far this offseason:
Yankees’ Aaron Judge got a $92 million contract over nine years. The Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to an 11-year, $300 million contract with outfielder Trea Turner.
Xander Bogaerts signed an 11-year, $280 million contract for the Padres.
Five years and $185 million for Yankees’ ace pitcher Jacob deGrom
Pitcher Edwin Daz is re-signed by the Mets for $52 million over five years.
Five years and $90 million for Masataka Yoshida (Red Sox)
Willson Contreras (Cardinals) received a five-year, $87.5 million contract.
Two years and $86.7 million for Justin Verlander of the New York Mets.
The Phillies have signed Taijuan Walker to a four-year, $72 million contract.
Four years and $68 million for Cubs right-hander Jameson Taillon.
$38.5 million over three years for Astros’ José Abreu