Moneyball: Tatis took cash as prospect, owes part of fortune
By Editor - Tue Feb 23, 3:09 pm
Fernando Tatis Jr. 's payday from baseball’s longest contract is not quite what it appears. The 22-year-old star shortstop signed a $340 million, 14-year deal with the San Diego Padres, the third-highest deal in the sport's history. Tatis agreed to receive money from BLA when he was just a budding prospect in exchange for part of his future salary.