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Former Oriole Manny Machado reaches record deal with San Diego Padres, according to reports

Former Oriole Manny Machado reaches record deal with San Diego Padres, according to reports

Former Orioles All-Star infielder Manny Machado reportedly agreed to the richest free agent contract in baseball history Tuesday, a 10-year, $300 million pact with the San Diego Padres.

According to reports by ESPN.com and MLB.com, Machado’s agreement, which the club has not announced, surpasses the previous MLB record free agent contract held by Machado’s mentor, Alex Rodriguez, who signed a 10-year, $275 million deal with the New York Yankees in 2008.

With fellow superstar free agent Bryce Harper still unsigned as spring training is underway across Florida and Arizona, Machado’s deal is only eclipsed by the 13-year, $325 million contract Giancarlo Stanton signed with the...

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