Photo: Dylan Buell/Getty Images
The Venezuelan catcher Ethan Salas, barely 16 years old, became this Sunday, in the opening of signings of the Major Leagues, He became the highest-paid rookie when he signed a contract with the San Diego Padres in exchange for $5.6 million.
Said hiring made Salas the highest international signing bonusThis motivated him to surpass the Dominican Jackson Domínguez, who led with his contract for 5.1 million with the New York Yankees in 2019.
After this important investment made by Padres in Salas, in the list of important contracts we can see how the Dominican pitcher Felnin Celesten makes life, who was given a $4.7 million signing bonus by the Seattle Mariners.
In fact, this will not be the first of the Salas family to play in the MLB, since the recently signed by San Diego is also the younger brother of Miami Marlins prospect José Salas and both his grandfather and father have received signing bonuses in the past.
However, this is not the only important bonus that she is looking for, she is involved with a family dynasty in MLB, as this same Sunday it was announced that the son of Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Vladimir Guerrero and brother of Blue Jays star Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Pablo Guerrero, signed with the Rangers for a bonus of $100,000 dollars plus a $50,000 scholarship for studies.
for his part Elian Soto, Juan Soto’s younger brother, also did the same and signed with Washington for a $225,000 bonus. dollars plus a $200,000 scholarship.
You may also like
–José Altuve was caught dancing drums in Venezuela and the video quickly went viral on social media
–Liam Hendricks, star closer for the Chicago White Sox, announces that he has been diagnosed with cancer
–Trevor Bauer spoke after his departure from the Los Angeles Dodgers and said he was disappointed