Baseball

Average Salaries for MLB Players Increase in 2022

The MLB average salary rose 5.9% as of Opening Day to $4.41 million. Free-agent contracts and a minimum salary raise drove the increase.

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Field of Dreams Unveils $80M Plan For Youth Baseball and Softball Complex

The new owners of the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa, announced plans to invest $80 million to create a state-of-the-art baseball and softball complex.

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Mets’ Makeshift Rotation Tops MLB, Still 2nd-Most Expensive

Even with two-time Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom sidelined, New York has the best starting rotation in MLB.

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How Long Can Blue Jays Delay Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Extension?

Guerrero Jr. hit three home runs against the Yankees and is the early favorite for AL MVP (+380). He’s the 163rd-highest-paid player in 2022, playing on a $7.9M salary.

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Clayton Kershaw’s Unique 1-Year Dodgers Deal Hinges On Health

The veteran has incentives in his contract for number of starts made in 2022.

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With HR No. 100, Juan Soto Justifies Rejecting $350M Extension Offer

At 23, he is the youngest player in Nationals history to hit 100 homers — and could become MLB’s first $500M player.

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Ke’Bryan Hayes' $70M Extension Is Richest Contract In Pirates History

The third baseman’s eight-year extension runs through 2029 with a club option for 2030.

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Steven Kwan Makes Historic Start On Boosted Rookie Minimum

The Cleveland Guardians centerfielder has reached base 15 times in his first four MLB games.

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MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Gifts $200 Post-Lockout Headphones

In an effort to ease tensions following the often contentious 99-day lockout, Manfred gifted headphones to each player.

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Apple TV+ to Integrate Apple Music, Siri into Live Baseball Broadcasts

As part of its new “Friday Night Baseball” package, the tech giant will first broadcast Mets-Nationals and Astros-Angels. The first edition of the broadcasts will be free to all, whether or not viewers have an Apple TV+ subscription.

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