Juan Soto agrees for 23 million with Padres
This Friday, January 13, was the last day for the players who follow eligible for salary arbitrationThey will reach an agreement with their respective teams. One of the most important ballplayers yes made a deal with his club, San Diego Padresit was the Dominican Juan Sotowho will receive $23 million for the 2023 season.
It is worth mentioning that “La Fiera” will still have one more year of arbitration before becoming a free agent for the first time in his career. Last year, Soto Pacheco got $17.1 million for the 2022 season from the Washington Nationals, whose organization traded him to San Diego at the deadline.
Aside from Shohei Ohtani, who agreed to a $30 million deal with the Angels at the end of last season, Soto is the top profile in this year’s arbitration class. San Diego has also avoided arbitration with star reliever Josh Hader, who will receive a salary of $14.1 million for his final season before free agency.
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