Friday, December 14, 2012
More Stupid Contracts...
Jack Hannahan/Reds - 2 YR/$4M - a career .234/.671 hitter that is set to turn 33 years old that can only play 3rd base. At least he plays quality defense, unlike Wiggy.
Kevin Correia/Twins - 2 YR/$10M - apparently going 24-22 over 325 IP with a 4.49 ERA and a 1.34 WHIP while striking out only 4.6 batter per 9 innings in the past 2 seasons with the Pirates is worth a lot.
Ichiro Suzuki/Yankees - 2 YR/$13M - no power, extremely low OBP, has been roaming the Earth since Noah saved him on his ark. Ruin Tomorrow Jr. offered him 2 YR/$15M, sothank goodness he opted for NY instead.
*Josh Hamilton's 5 YR/$125M pact looks like a bargain considering Ryan Howard has the same contract and they were the same age when the contract began. Last three seasons Hamilton has posted a combined 15.3 WAR to Howard's 0.8. It is clear that Hamilton is the superior player. He plays better defense, runs the bases better, hits for just as much power and knocks in as many runs. If they're not equals, then why equal contracts? Once again, I absolutely LOATHE Ryan Howard's contract.