Sunday baseball notes

Montreal is exploring a major league return

The Rangers' Elvis Andrus became the 23d position player since 2000 to land a contract worth $120 million or more last week when he signed an eight-year, $120 million deal. Andrus, who will make $15 million a year over the first six years, averages four home runs per season. A look at average home run totals for players with the highest annual value at each position (click on each position name at the top to filter by position):


SOURCES: Baseball Prospectus,

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