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Old 10-23-2013, 09:35 AM
blandman blandman is offline
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Originally Posted by Irishsox1 View Post
He's 30 years old, he hasn't been injured and it's only a 2 year deal. It's not like it was a 7 year Barry Zito deal. If Lincecum doesn't work, he's been decent out of the pen.
It's $17.5 million each of the next two seasons for a guy with a 4.86 era the last two years in a pitcher's park. That's not just an overpay, that's a good $17 million more a year than he should be getting. He hasn't pitched well enough to deserve a guaranteed contract. His ERA plus numbers place him as dead last among qualifying starters the last two seasons. He has been the worst regular pitcher in baseball.
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