Originally Posted by doublem23
No one is trading blue chip prospects in May, anyways, so you're argument is pretty much moot. It's all part of the risk/reward when dealing with veteran players. And 2 years, $29 M hardly qualifies as a bad deal. Don't be so dramatic.
You are correct that Peavy has a very team friendly deal. Edwin Jackson got 4 years $52 million and Anibal Sanchez got 5 years $80 million on the open market last offseason so Peavy's 2 year $29 million is practically bargain bin in comparison.
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