San Diego signed Soto and Hader to avoid salary adjustments.
On January 14 (Korean time), MLB.com, the official homepage of Major League Baseball, reported that the San Diego Padres signed contracts with Juan Soto and Josh Hader to avoid salary adjustments.
San Diego signed Soto to a $23 million contract for the 2023 season. Soto, who had an annual salary of $17.1 million last year, signed a $5.9 million increase in salary adjustment. Soto will become a free agent at the end of the 2024 season.
Hader, who will become 안전놀이터 a free agent after this season and is in his third year of salary adjustment, signed for $14.1 million. Hader, whose salary was $11 million for the 2022 season, increased his salary by more than $3 million last year despite a big slump.
Jake Cronenworth, who earned his first salary adjustment eligibility, signed a contract worth $4.225 million. Trent Grisham signed for $3.175 million and Austin Nola signed for $2.35 million. Bullpen pitcher Tim Hill signed for $1.85 million, and starter Adrian Morejon signed for $800,000.