Deal in 2017 will cost Fernando Tatis Jr. millions

SAN DIEGO — Fernando Tatis Jr. was 18 years old. He’d just finished his first full year of pro ball. He was on the rise, to be sure — he’d torched the low Single-A Midwest League and finished the year on Double-A San Antonio’s playoff roster — but had not cracked anyone’s top-100 prospects list. As Michael Schwimer and two associates sat across the table from Tatis and his father over a three-hour dinner in the Dominican Republic in October 2017, one thing was clear to the former big league pitcher. “Look, Fernando Tatis Jr., he wants one thing and one thing only,” said Schwimer, the founder, …

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