Will the Mookie Betts $365M blockbuster deal be viewed as an outlier and just a lingering relic of baseball’s financial past? Or will these types of deals remain the benchmark for stars looking for extensions like Kris Bryant and Javy Baez even in a post-COVID economy? At the very least, it confirms all owners who have been crying poor are total frauds just as we thought all along.
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