Most owners tremble when they hear that Scott Boras will be handling contract negotiations for a player—they are well aware of the big contracts Boras has secured for his clients.
This past winter, Boras was behind the signing of Prince Fielder and his nine-year, $214 million deal to the Detroit Tigers. Boras also negotiated the landmark 10-year, $252 million deal for the Texas Rangers and Alex Rodriguez in 2000, which was the largest contract in MLB history at the time.
Over the past few years, Scott Boras has helped young players receive some of the biggest contracts in draft history. Here are some of the big contracts Scott Boras has orchestrated involving top draft picks.