Fresh off a historic 2018 campaign in which he slashed an otherworldly.346/.438/.640 en route to a World Series title, Betts earned himself a $9.5MM raise from his previous salary.
Super 2 is a designation that allows a select group of players to become eligible for arbitration before reaching three years of service time. He sits atop the list of pending free agents the Red Sox will try to extend and lock up for a long-term contract before he enters free agency after the 2020 season.
The Red Sox rarely let it get to that point but we saw previous year a case where they were forced to go to arbitration with a star player. A panel would then determine how much money that player would make for the 2019 season, choosing between the team's offer and the player's salary request. Before the 2017 season, Betts' contract was renewed. The Gold Glover and Silver Slugger was rewarded in arbitration on Friday. His record-setting deal will establish the new standard for players with four-plus years of Major League Baseball service time.
DJ LeMahieu leaves Rockies to join New York Yankees
A team like the Milwaukee Brewers , connected to Machado at last year's trade deadline , could make sense, as could the St. The Yankees don't have a glaring need for Machado, so many will jump to the conclusion that they've moved on from Machado.
CDC says flu season light so far; milder type
Flu season is in full swing in the Hudson Valley, with dozens of reported cases now being treated by doctors in the area. Smaller provinces do keep count, although official numbers typically only capture a subset of flu cases.
Poland arrests Chinese businessman suspected of spying
It has also become involved in the US-China trade dispute after the arrest last month of chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou . Huawei is one of the "tech" champions in China, and one of the more popular Chinese companies overseas .
Amazon too is working on a game streaming service
Sony was definitely ahead of the curve but the service offers older games that invariably have performance issues. Though Amazon declined to comment, the project would further build on past efforts to support game developers.
Resident Evil 2 demo coming Thursday, on a timer
During that timeframe, players can download the demo and experience a playable slice of the full game starring Leon Kennedy. The release of the Resident Evil 2 remake is creeping closer and closer, and soon you'll get a taste of the action.
How Duchess Catherine celebrated her 37th birthday
When someone asked what the royal would be doing to mark Kate's big day, he jokingly replied, "That would be telling!" Prince William has given his wife a number of extravagant gifts over the years - and not just on her birthday .