Price would consider a contract extension with Detroit, but free agency does hold a strong appeal – and not just because of the money.
Verlander also took some time to take a photo with the fans.
Scherzer’s deal counts as $28,689,376 annually for purposes of baseball’s luxury tax.
In his introductory press conference, Scherzer acknowledged even he was staggered by the amount of the deal.
You will also see at the end of the video me almost getting beaned in the head while batting.
I drove in an RBI in the first inning with a base hit up the middle, made tough catches in left field — and then it happened.
Day one of Detroit Tigers Fantasy Camp is in the books and I survived — barely, only hitting myself in the head once.
The deal is a Minor League contract including an invitation to Spring Training. Kelly spent six out of his seven Major League years with the Tigers, batting .234 with 23 home runs.
Scherzer turned down an offer from Detroit last March that would have paid him $144 million from 2015-20.
He turned down an offer from Detroit last March that would have paid him $144 million from 2015-20.