If it’s true Manny Machado will receive a sports record $300 million over 10 years from the San Diego Padres, how much is Mike Trout going to command when he’s a free agent in 2020? What we know for sure is Machado cannot stand at the press conference and say: “It wasn’t about the money.” Why else would he sign with the Padres?
Machado’s deal sets up Mike Trout to break the bank
About the Author: Carson J Cooper
Carson J. Cooper quit his job as a banker to pursue his dream to be a sportswriter. He believes in pitching inside, hip checks, slow curves, hair flowing out of a helmet, afternoon baseball, making the pitcher bat, keeping an ace kicker, watching Hockey Night in Canada, Jack Morris's forkball, Hoyt Wilhelm's knuckleball and the legend of Gordie Howe.