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Fernando Tatis Jr. rumor: Padres 'highly unlikely' to compete with star's $340 million contract

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San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. quickly went from superstar to disappointment after being suspended for 80 games for testing a performance-enhancing drug.

Despite Tatis misses, New York The Post’s Jon Heyman reports Padres ‘highly unlikely’ to compete with his 14-year, $340 million contract by the 2021 season. MLB teams are not allowed to void players’ contracts due to PED suspensions, but Heyman noted that the motorcycle accident that led to Tatis’s two-thirds of the 2022 season “may provide an opportunity to, Attempting to change some or all of the contract from guaranteed to non-guaranteed.” Tatis was on a minor league rehab assignment when the suspension was announced.

According to Heyman, the Padres aren’t interested in challenging Tatis’s contract “for various reasons. reason”. The team reportedly believes the 23-year-old “doesn’t need clostebol and just made a stupid mistake”. Hyman added that San Diego hasn’t lost faith in the two-time silver batsman because “a strong belief in Tatis as a player is clearly the biggest factor in not taking action.”

The Padres are second in the West of the Netherlands with a 68-58 record, but despite some notable acquisitions, they are only 10 wins since the trade deadline 12 negative. San Diego bolstered their roster by bringing in Juan Soto, Josh Bell, Josh Hader and Brandon Drury, but it didn’t work out.

The Padres are 2.5 games behind the Philadelphia Phillies for their second wild-card spot in the National League. San Diego will start a three-game series against the Kansas City Royals on Friday.



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