The San Diego Padres have locked up superstar third baseman Manny Machado on a 11-year, $350 million contract extension.
Machado, 30, is coming off arguably the best season of his career, hitting .298/.366/.531 with 32 home runs and 102 RBIs for the Padres.
Machado was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles with the third overall pick in the 2010 MLB draft. He made his MLB debut with the Orioles in 2012 and established himself as one of the league’s top young players. Machado is known for his strong defensive skills, particularly at third base, where he has won two Gold Glove Awards.
In addition to his defense, Machado is also a strong offensive player. He has a career batting average of .282, and he has hit over 30 home runs in a season four times. Machado has been named to four All-Star teams and has received MVP votes in five different seasons.
Want to watch Manny Machado on TV? View the San Diego Pagres game on TV today.
Manny Machado projected stats for the 2023 MLB Season