The Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball--which just nearly had its lowest rated World Series ever--will pay outfielder Giancarlo Stanton $325 million over the next 13 years. Under the deal, the 25-year-old Stanton can only be traded if he agrees and he has the option to opt out of the contract early--in case someone offers him MORE MONEY! The deal, according to CBS Sports, is in the books--though it has not yet been inked. Perhaps a loose end needs tying up--like free socks for life or something.
The Stanton deal would shatter the current contract record set by Alex Rodriguez's $275 million Yankees deal. Stanton hit 37 home runs for the Marlins last year, which was awesome. But under the new contract, 37 home runs will be officially just okay.
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