Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 3/29/13
It’s been a good Friday for a few Major League Baseball players. Earlier, we reported that the Detriot Tigers and pitcher Justin Verlander agreed to $180-million contract, now the reigning World Series champions San Francisco Giants, have followed suit and locked up their best player Buster Posey to a long term contract according to the team’s beat reporter Andrew Baggarly. Posey’s $167 million includes the $8 million he was already making this year. So it’s $159 million in new money. And option for 2022. — Andrew Baggarly (@CSNBaggs) March 29, 2013 Posey breakdown starting in 2014: 12.5M, 16.5M, 20M, then 21.4M for each of next five years. — Andrew Baggarly (@CSNBaggs) March 29, 2013 Yahoo Sports is also reporting that the contract has a full no-trade clause.
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