REPORT: Shortstop Trea Turner Agrees To Huge Nine-Figure Contract With The Philadelphia Phillies

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The Philadelphia Phillies are doing everything in their power to make it back to the World Series again.

The Phillies and shortstop Trea Turner agreed on a massive 11-year, $300 million contract Monday, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan.

The Phillies, who are the reigning National League champions, are getting one of the best baseball players in the world. In 2022 with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Turner won the Silver Slugger award. Turner averaged .298 at the plate, hit 21 home runs and had 100 RBI’s. To boot, he had 27 stolen bases as well.

The two-time All Star will be paired with his former teammate, Bryce Harper, again. Turner won a World Series with the Washington Nationals in 2019, the first year Harper was on the Phillies. (RELATED: REPORT: Jacob deGrom Signs Massive Contract With Texas Rangers)

The Phillies have all the tools to avenge their loss in the World Series to the Houston Astros in November 2022. Turner will help them significantly when the bats go cold. His combination of power and speed is top tier.

He must really be hungry for a championship if he’s willing to leave sunny California for Philadelphia.