A deal was reached Thursday evening per Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.
The Tigers released a statement after Scherzer rejected their (very fair) offer. pretty much conveying their frustration. Some think the statement was released to show fans that they aren’t cutting costs, as perceived by some. I’m guessing that this new massive deal with Miggy will prove otherwise.
Cabrera, 30, has been playing on a $152-million, eight-year contract. The extension makes Cabby the highest paid position player. The Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw currently is making an average annual salary of $30,714,286 in the extension he signed during the offseason. More details will be provided as they become available.
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