Originally Posted by amsteel
Based on the average annual values of their deals, over the next few years Sale and Q are getting around 12M$ COMBINED. That's absurdly cheap for their talents.
Edit: it's actually a bit higher than that 12M$ a year, but a steal either way.
The cost certainty for the next few years with Sale, Quintana, and Erik Johnson really helps ease the sting of the massive salary number assigned to John Danks. In fact, if Danks does get back to being effective, the rotation as a whole is one of the better values in all of baseball.