Originally Posted by Irishsox1
Fact: Older players get the biggest contracts. Fact: Older players get older. Fact: Older players get injured more often.
Conclusion: Big contracts for older players who get injured more often are considered bad contracts.
Got it. Now just don't let the Yankees, Dodgers or Angels see this.
The trend is locking guys up so that they don't hit free agency at 30-31, because signing superstars at 32 is literally the least efficient way to build a team.
plus Fenway and HOF weekend
plus St. Louis and Milwaukee
plus NYC parks and Minnesota
"Genius is not replicable. Inspiration, though, is contagious, and multiform — and even just to see, close up, power and aggression made vulnerable to beauty is to feel inspired and (in a fleeting, mortal way) reconciled."
--David Foster Wallace, (
) "Roger Federer as Religious Experience"