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Old 10-24-2013, 09:29 AM
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Originally Posted by blandman View Post
Unless we're the crazy overpaying team, I can't see a 36 year old catcher with usable skills choosing to join a 63 win team. He'll still have lucrative one year offers to contenders, and that's the worst case scenario for him.
And this is what people were saying last year, that he'd have all these lucrative offers from other teams and he winds up with a good, but still relatively modest, 1-year $7 million deal. I think people really over emphasize how much joining a contender means to most of these guys, 99 times out of 100, they're going with the team that gives them the most cash.
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