The 5 most expensive payrolls before the MLB stoppage

Although Major League Baseball’s free agency was short-lived, several teams managed to reach million-dollar deals with players that are sure to have a positive impact. That investment caused a change in the list of teams with more financial expenses.

Here are the five most expensive payrolls before the MLB walkout.

Veteran pitcher Max Scherzer signed a lucrative $ 130 million, 3-season contract with the New York Mets

The New York Mets are projected to be the most expensive payroll in the major leagues heading into 2022 at $ 235.5 million. While the club let go of pitcher Noah Syndergaard, who signed with the Los Angeles Angels, they reached a three-year, $ 130 million deal with veteran Max Scherzer. In addition, they hired the Dominican outfielder Starling Marte for 4 years and 78 million dollars and added the Venezuelan player Eduardo Escobar for the next 2 contests in which he will receive a total payment of $ 20 million. These movements took the Queens to the top, after having occupied third place on the aforementioned list during the past calendar, according to the specialized website Spotrac.

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