July 28, 2021

What would a Marcus Semien contract extension cost the Oakland A’s? (Athletics Nation)


One of the Oakland A’s biggest storylines this offseason has been the future of Marcus Semien. The star shortstop is coming off a breakout 2019 season that saw him place third in AL MVP voting, but 2020 will be his final year of arbitration before he can hit the open market as a free agent after the season.

We already know that both sides have interest in working out an extension before the end of next season. But last Monday, Jon Heyman of MLB Network provided an update:

There isn’t a ton here we didn’t already know, but…

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