Miguel Cabrera Gets Record $292 Million Deal

Posted on March 30, 2014

Miguel Cabrera has signed a massive $292 million deal with the Detroit Tigers to extend his contract for another ten years. Cabrera has very impressive stats, including an average of 36 home runs per season to go with a .321 lifetime batting average. You can view his stat page here. Long-term contracts can be risky in sports because of the risk of injury. The Tigers must have decided keeping Cabrera around was worth the risk.

NPR has some interesting facts about Cabrera's huge deal here. EPSN notes that Cabrera will be 40 in 2023 during the final year of his lucrative contract. Take a look:

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