PEORIA, Ariz. – Fernando Tatis Jr.'s $340 million, 14-year contract was finalized Monday by the San Diego Padres, the longest deal in baseball history. “Fernando is a special talent who will be instrumental in bringing a world championship to the city of San Diego,” general manager A.J.
Preller said in a statement. “Throughout the process, Fernando’s desire to stay here long term was clear, and we are thrilled that we were able to come to an agreement.” Tatis, 22, had been eligible for salary arbitration after this season and for free agency after the 2024 season.
The length of his contract exceeded the $325 million, 13-year agreement in November 2014 between Miami and Giancarlo Stanton, who was traded to the New York Yankees in DecemberRead more on clickorlando.com