CC Sabathia was the first player to sign a big deal during the 2011 MLB offseason. Other members of the 2012 free-agent class hope to be able to sign deals that come close in value to Sabathia's five-year, $122 million contract.
There will be a number of members of the 2012 MLB free-agent class that could potentially sign deals worth $100 million and even $200 million this winter. This winter, a number of superstars will sign mega-deals and we could see the richest contract, in terms of either total dollar value or annual value, signed this winter.
Featured here are some of the other players who could be in for a big payday this winter.