Thursday, April 21, 2011
Milwaukee Brewers: Ryan Braun signs $105 Million Extension
By: Nick Grays, Senior Editor at The Sports Bank
On Thursday, the Milwaukee Brewers organization announced that they will extend star-outfielder Ryan Braun’s contract through 2020.
The deal is worth $105 million for five years on top of the seven-year deal he signed in 2008 (seven years and $45 million). That’s right, Braun will rake in $145.5 million over the next nine seasons.
“This is an historic occasion for our franchise and for our fans, knowing that we were able to make Ryan’s desire to wear a Brewers uniform for the long term a reality,” said Brewers Owner Mark Attanasio.
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