These Top 5 Eye-Raising MLB Contracts Will Definitely Leave You Stunned

MLB has gained enough attention in this off-season due to some glittering stars like Shohei Ohtani's availability. Though after enough speculation, Ohtani has found his new base in exchange for a head-turning contract amount, there are a few more athletes in MLB history, who have bagged a massive amount of contracts at their career heights.

" Take a Nap For 2 Hours, Eat Again and Sleep For More Than 10 Hours."

- Shohei Ohtani


Manny Machado, San Diego Padres

Machado signed an 11-year contract worth $350 million with the San Diego Padres. Though the contract was initially for $300m in 2019, but Machado revamped the agreement to raise the value to $350 million. He is among the three third basemen, hitting 30 or more homers with runners in scoring position.

Aaron Judge, New York Yankees

Back in 2022, Judge secured a $360 million deal with the New York Yankees for nine years after creating a history of slugging an AL record of 62 homers. His contract with the leading team will end in 2031, landing the athlete on his 39 years. He bagged the records of scoring 35 or more homers and an OPS of 1.000 or higher. 

Mookie Betts, Los Angeles Dodgers

Betts signed a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2020 that extended up to 12 years and summed up to an amount of $356 million. The flourishing athlete won the 2022 Gold Glove, besides winning the three-time All-Star and two-time Silver Slugger title. 

Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels

Back in 2019, Trout signed a $426.5 million deal, extending over 12 years. With the ending of the deal in 2030, Trout will be touching 39 years. He has a record of having an OPS over 1.000 and 100 or more homers since 2019. To add to that, Four-time All-Star, AL MVP 2019, and Two-time Silver Slugger have been added to his extended achievement list. 

Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Dodgers

According to recent reports, Shohei Ohtani has broken all the records so far by signing a contract of $700 million for ten years with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Among his numerous attention-grabbing records, his winning two unanimous MVPs, two All-Star titles, two Silver Slugger awards, etc., are noticeable. Apart from that, he has bagged the honor of being among the nine MLB players in history to score more than 40 HR and 20 SB in multiple seasons.

" Take a Nap For 2 Hours, Eat Again and Sleep For More Than 10 Hours."

- Shohei Ohtani


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