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    vyomguy
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    Really...Greinke the highest paid pitcher in MLB ???

    His 24.5 million per year is the highest in MLB. This is just a joke. He is at best 3.2 era guy.

    cain is ten times better than he is and getting paid less.

    surprising there are dumb teams which will fork out this much money.

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    He wouldnt be getting this much if other high end free agents were available

    He lucked out big time, basically had a bunch of teams in need of high quality pitching and him being able to pick his price

    Good for him though, he fleeced the Dodgers and will be set for life now.

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    Guy obviously has better management than most others out there...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rich Boy View Post
    He wouldnt be getting this much if other high end free agents were available

    He lucked out big time, basically had a bunch of teams in need of high quality pitching and him being able to pick his price

    Good for him though, he fleeced the Dodgers and will be set for life now.
    Dude looks like a guy that would luck out like this. He's mediocre and terrible in big games. Not quite sure what the major appeal is.
    Yeah, his stats and k's can look good sometimes, but this isn't three years ago, We know who this guy is now.

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    If he's worth this much, how much is Verlander worth? 400 mil?

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    Out of their minds....

    Are u kidding me? Greinke gets c.c. $$$$ based on what????

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    Top pitchers rarely reach free agency, so the ones that do get overpaid. Doesn't mean anyone thinks Greinke is the best pitcher in baseball.

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    how many times has greinke pitched 8 innings in the past 2 years???

    getting paid like the best pitcher in the league

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    More importantly, who's in charge of the Dodger payroll? They owe 150 million to ten players for 2013 before this signing. They're worse than the Federal Government when it comes to spending.

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    This makes me wonder how much money the Nationals are going to have to throw at Strasburg in 2014.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thes0vereign View Post
    This makes me wonder how much money the Nationals are going to have to throw at Strasburg in 2014.
    It will be ridiculous

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    Kershaw will get paid double this in a few years

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    You mad brah???

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    I wonder how that salary will affect his anxiety issues.

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    he'll be back to his Cy Young status pitching in that ballpark and that weak ass division. the guy has elite stuff and still very young. predicting a big bounce back year for him. perfect ballpark and light hitting division for him to pitch in

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    dodgers are so desperate.. hes nothing special

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    Dodgers are the new Yankees

    Unreal how much money they are spending. Better hope it works out lol

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    Its all good signed ryu hyun jin too theres your 2nd and 3rd starters if dodgers dont land sanchez ...laugh if you want but nobody really wants to face kershaw then greinke and if this korean kid can really hit 90-_95 mph with above avg off speed stuff it looks good for dodgers. Crawford and gonzo return to form dodgers lookin good. See what they can do with bullpen

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    They still won't win the division LOL

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    Not going to even try and defend donny baseball... dude makes some strange decisions sometimes but even he cant fakk this up come playoff time should be kershaw greinke ryu rinse and repeat

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brock Landers View Post
    They still won't win the division LOL

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    Brock, what happened to your black coaches thread? I can't find it.

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    Similar situation the Blue Jays are in

    Trying to get all these players that MIGHT produce. Carl Crawford is injury prone, Adrian can enter big slumps and hasnt been that good lately, Greinke is a head case and could quit without notice, Hanley is a crybaby pussy. Dodger rotation after the top 2 is poor and bullpen is average.

    You would like a better chance of success when you spend that much money. Dodgers can only hope everything goes well and guys stay healthy. Regardless, will be interesting to watch them next year. At least they play in a garbage division

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Giant View Post
    Brock, what happened to your black coaches thread? I can't find it.
    vanished like a fart in the wind...

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    you win championships when you have guys who are hungry and want big contracts

    look at both the times giants won...several players were playing for big contracts....and they produce in clutch.

    whereas players who are already paid big relax and are not good in clutch....these bunch of over-paid dodgers wont win shit...coz they have no hunger.

    Looking good on paper and performing on field are two different things.

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    doesn't matter regardless. they'll never go anywhere as long as Mattingly is calling the shots on the bench.

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    Quote Originally Posted by keyboarding View Post
    I wonder how that salary will affect his anxiety issues.
    Who knows ... he pitched amazing for Milwaukee at home, and was basically unstoppable there.

    On the road and out of his normal rhythm you never know what you're gonna get. The LA market probably isn't good for his psyche but certainly not as bad as NYY territory.

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    He's a #2 starter...at best

    market is ridiculous

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    Quote Originally Posted by thes0vereign View Post
    This makes me wonder how much money the Nationals are going to have to throw at Strasburg in 2014.
    at least he will have a fresh arm for his new team

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