Padres sign Manny Machado to 11-year, $350 million extension
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The Padres reached an 11-year, $350 million extension with its star third baseman on Sunday.
It includes a $45 million signing bonus that will be spread out over the length of the deal,
The deal features no opt-out clause and a full no-trade protection.
Machado is just the latest of impending free agents who have found an extension to their liking.
It follows Joe Musgrove’s five-year, $100 million deal signed in August, Xander Bogaerts signing for 11 years and $280 million in December, and Yu Darvish’s reworked deal for six years and $108 million.
Former MLB center fielder Steven Finley joined KUSI’s Paul Rudy to discuss the deal and what it means for the future of the Padres.