When will “Perfect” Phenom join MLB?

Beast Mode is back in Seattle as Marshawn Lynch and rapper Macklemore became minority owners of the NHL’s Kraken. Lynch celebrated by taking a Zamboni for a spin at the team’s training facility.



​​Roki Sasaki is Mr. Perfect and could soon be baseball’s most talked about – and most expensive – Japanese import.

On April 10th, the 20-year phenomenon pitched the first perfect game in Nippon Professional Baseball since 1994 — followed by eight more perfect innings for the Chiba Lotte Marines on Sunday.

Sasaki has one 101mph Fastballhas not allowed a baserunner in an NPB-record 52 straight-plate appearances and has 56 strikeouts in 31 innings.

The question now is whether the pitcher will make a sophomore move to MLB — and when, and for how much.

  • NPB players cannot reach MLB free agency until they have or are nine years of professional experience posted by their respective teams – In the latter, more common way, MLB teams have to pay the NPB team for the rights to the player.
  • Due to MLB international free agent rules, players can younger than 25 subject to international bonus pool System.
  • The money that an international player can make when they reach MLB can vary greatly depending on their age gap between 25 and 25 years.

at 23, Shohei Ohtani struck a rookie deal, and signed a two-year, $8.5 million deal with the Angels in 2021 to avoid arbitration. LA paid the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters a $20 million send-on fee.

at 27, Seiya Suzuki has received a five-year term of $85 million Deal with the Cubs that paid Hiroshima Toyo Carp a $14.6 million transfer fee.

Yu Darvish set the send-fee record when Rangers paid Fighters $51.7 million in 2011. However, a $20 million cap on secondment fees has since been imposed.

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Phoenix may have surprised the basketball world by signing 36-year-old Chris Paul for a four-year, $120 million extension last August, but it’s hard to argue that the deal wasn’t mutually satisfactory was.

After leading the league in assists for the No. 1 seed overall, Paul has the best chance of his career to win his elusive title.

Paul kicked off his final postseason on Sunday Will that Oldest player in NBA playoff history to lose 30 points and 10 assists in the Suns’ 110-99 Game 1 win over the Pelicans.

  • Paul’s contract ranks 34th in the league by overall value.
  • It is ranked 33rd by AAV ($30 million).
  • The deal pushed his Career earnings to $330.7 million – Second among active players behind LeBron James ($387.4M) and third all-time behind James and Kevin Garnett ($334.4M).
  • Paul, 7th all-time in NBA postseason assists, achieved or assisted on 19 straight points in the fourth quarter.

Paul turns 37 in May, so it’s not exactly common to be earning a lot of money at his age.

James signed his two-year, $85.7 million contract with the Lakers aged 36 – meaning he will only remain tied to LA through his 38-year season. Paul is Bound to Phoenix until he reaches 40.

Age will only be a number if Paul can bring the championship to Arizona; His Suns are currently the favorites (+200).


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Jordan Spieth is the eleventh PGA Tour member in the $50 million club.

A week after missing the Masters cut for the first time in eight appearances, Spieth, 28, rebounded on Sunday to win the RBC Heritage with a 5-under-66 to beat Patrick Cantlay by a shot.

It was Spieth’s first win of the season and 13th win of his careerwhich pushes him further up the PGA Tour’s all-time money list.

  • Spieth taken home with him $1.4 million for winning the RBC Heritage and has earned $2.8 million in 2021-22.
  • He jumped up from 13th place 11th all-time in career earnings ($50.6); He’s in the top 10 at $3.8 million behind Sergio Garcia.
  • He is now 11th in the FedEx Cup standings; the winner of the season takes one home Bonus of 18 million dollars — which would put Spieth in sixth place, ahead of Rory McIlroy ($61.5 million).
  • Tiger Woods is the all-time leader with more than $25 million ($120.9).

With approximately Net worth of $110 millionSpieth is also one of the most successful golfers off the course. The three-time grand prize winner’s recommendations include doing business with Under Armour, Rolex, Titleist, AT&T, NetJets, Wheaties and Coca-Cola.

Spieth, who is world No. 10 for the first time since 2018, will be in contention for a fourth major win — and career grand slam — at next month’s PGA Championship at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He has the 10th best chance of winning (+2000).

NFL: Wide receivers Deebo Samuel, AJ Brown and Terry McLaurin will all reportedly sit out their teams’ respective offseason training programs until they receive new contracts; The Raiders’ Davante Adams became the highest-paid WR in league history when he signed his five-year, $142.5 million contract in March.

Boston Marathon: Kenyans Peres Jepchirchir (2:21:01) and Evans Chebet (2:06:51) won the women’s and men’s races respectively; The race was held on Patriots’ Day for the first time since 2019 due to the pandemic.

Golf: Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady will face Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen in an all-QB version of The Match; The 12-hole charity competition will be held in Las Vegas on June 1st.


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