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Fernando Tatis Jr. gets critical update on San Diego contract after motorcycle injury

Fernando Tatis Jr.’s current motorcycle personal injury could have lead to him a total whole lot of revenue.

In accordance to Jon Morosi on Twitter, the Padres could have voided his agreement due to the fact Tatis Jr. hurt himself though using a motorcycle. Any damage linked to motorbike-use is grounds for deal termination.

Tatis Jr. signed a 14-12 months deal value $340,000,000 dollars prior to the 2021 campaign. He produced $1,000,000 in 2021 with a soaring salary for the future seasons. San Diego could have preferred to keep that income but as a substitute made the decision to continue to keep the agreement intact.

Morosi reported that the Padres “value its extended-expression partnership with a superstar participant.” They also would have necessary to demonstrate that the bike incident induced the harm had they elected to go after voiding the contract.

Tatis Jr. is envisioned to miss up to three months with a fractured wrist. He is coming off of a great 2021 marketing campaign that saw him hit .282 with 42 residence runs and 97 RBI’s. His numbers are even much more remarkable when you take into consideration that he was constrained to 130 game titles because of to harm. The 23-calendar year outdated superstar possesses all of the expertise in the environment but has struggled to remain healthy considering that coming into the significant leagues. But his prior injuries have been baseball similar. This present-day harm could negatively have an effect on his track record, specifically among the Padres enthusiast foundation.

But for now he should really be counting his fortunate stars that San Diego made a decision to not void his enormous contract. The Padres are hopeful he can return mid-year and assistance direct them to the postseason.

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