BET À DAY
Victory at Major League Baseball's annual home run was healing for an obvious sore in the eyes of outfielder Juan Soto on Monday.
The Washington Nationals had the final say over Julio Rodriguez of the Seattle Mariners in the final of the competition held at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on the sidelines of the All-Star Game. However, this accomplishment will not erase his relationship issues with his organization.
He effectively rejected a 15-year, $440 million contract extension, so the club would attempt to pass him on to another training. Except that the principal concerned would have liked to keep the negotiations private, which was not necessarily the case.
“I feel really bad, he declared to the SNY network. A few weeks ago they said they were never going to trade me. Then, this kind of story comes out in the public square. It makes me really uncomfortable. You don't know who to trust, but in the end, the decision they make is not in my control.”
“I've been a National since day 1. Why would I want to does that change?” he added.
Soto, 23, will be eligible for full autonomy at the end of the 2024 campaign. This year, the deadline for transactions in the Major League Baseball is set for August 2 and Washington has the worst record (31-63) of the big leagues. Since the start of the campaign, the outfielder has posted a .250 batting average, totaling 20 home runs and 43 RBIs.