Eight nations are contesting an available ticket for the Tokyo Olympics from Monday. The appointment will be conducive to observe how capable some figures who played in the Major Leagues are still to show the remaining talent in their veins.
The event will also be conducive to reviewing the numbers achieved through their time in MLB, the teams they played with and the salaries they received during their career.
Matt Kemp is part of the roster of the United States that faces the pre-Olympic. The veteran had a lucrative contract during his time with the Los Angeles Dodgers, which gave his bank account $ 192 million in 13 years.
Kemp’s first big deal came in 2012, when he signed for $ 160 million to play for the team through the 2019 campaign with a $ 2 million signing bonus, according to data from the Spotrac website. That agreement justified the player’s leadership with the Dodgers, where he was an indisputable hitter.
Another former MLB star in the competition for a spot in Tokyo is José Bautista with the Dominican Republic. The player, a two-time major league home run champion with the Toronto Blue Jays, signed a 5-year, $ 65 million deal that earned him an average salary of $ 13 million.
Looking at the Venezuelan roster, we find pitcher Aníbal Sánchez, who in 2013 signed for $ 80 million and 5 years, thanks to his excellent campaign with the Detroit Tigers in which he rose as the best-effective pitcher in the League. American. In addition, the right obtained a bonus of $ 4 million for closing with the main office and earned $ 16 million annually in that period.