Breaking: Dodgers reach agreement to sign top star in $140 million deal

Will Smith and the Dodgers have reached a 10-year, $140 million pact.

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers and catcher Will Smith agreed to a $140 million, 10-year contract Wednesday, bringing the team’s total spending to nearly $1.4 billion since December for five key players.

Smith’s contract replaces a $8.85 million, one-year arrangement inked in January.

He began the past week by going 5 for 10 with two RBIs as the Dodgers shared a two-game series with San Diego in Seoul, South Korea. Last year, the 28-year-old made his first All-Star appearance, hitting.261 with 19 home runs and 76 RBIs.

Smith has a.263 average, 91 home runs, and 308 RBIs during six seasons with the Dodgers. He would have become available for free agency following the 2025 season.

Los Angeles has committed $1,365,687,500 to two-way star Shohei Ohtani ($700 million for ten years), right-handers Yoshinobu Yamamoto ($325 million for twelve years) and Tyler Glasnow ($136,562,500 for five years), outfielder Teoscar Hernández ($23.5 million for one year), and Smith.

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