After months of speculation and intrigue, two of MLB’s biggest free agents in recent memory (Manny Machado and Bryce Harper) signed massive and record contracts.

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By Chad Lewis and Andrew Joynt

After months of speculation and intrigue, two of MLB’s biggest free agents in recent memory (Manny Machado and Bryce Harper) signed massive and record contracts. Machado’s 10 year $300 million contract ($30 million AAV) and Harper 13 years/$330 million contract (a new MLB record at the time) ($25.4 AAV) not to mention Nolan Arenado’s eight-year $260 million contract (AAV $32.5 million) undoubtedly come at time when the data analytics are changing the style of the game. And yesterday, the Anaheim Angels locked-up cornerstone outfielder Mike Trout to a 12-year contract $430 million ($35.8 …


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