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    Robinson Cano's $24,000,000 Salary Has To Be The Worst Deal In Sports History

    Is there another athlete even remotely close?

    Guy is laughing all the way to the bank.

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    I've been making fun of him with some of my buddies, but with a salary like he has, I'm sure he's laughing harder.

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    Look at dodgers payroll to people who they are paying to not show up. Brandon league and Brian Wilson to name a couple. Think they have over $50 million to people who aren't playing.

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    Almost every baseball salary is a disgrace

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    "Melvin" Upton's is the worst by far.

    Last 3 years:

    956 at-bats
    336 strikeouts
    187 hits
    63 RBI
    .200 BA

    Makes over $14 million per. He literally can't hit.
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    Bobby Bonilla Day was not too long ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by No coincidences View Post
    "Melvin" Upton's is the worst by far.

    Last 3 years:

    956 at-bats
    336 strikeouts
    187 hits
    63 RBI
    .200 BA

    Makes over $14 million per. He literally can't hit.
    As a lifelong braves fan I will agree with you here, something tells me Melvin owes his brother a little bit for the contract he got. Further hes so bad we dumped the leagues best closer or close to it at the time so long as the pads would take his awful salary.

    But then again Ryan Howard making 25 million dollars this year is probably worse.

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    Good for him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by baseballstud View Post
    As a lifelong braves fan I will agree with you here, something tells me Melvin owes his brother a little bit for the contract he got. Further hes so bad we dumped the leagues best closer or close to it at the time so long as the pads would take his awful salary.

    But then again Ryan Howard making 25 million dollars this year is probably worse.
    Wow did not know Howard is making 25 mil.. Some of these contracts are unreal. Pujols is having a more productive year but his contract has also been absurd. I would say Gilbert Arenas contract has to be high on the list as well.

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    Cano has GERD..

    Cano was in the midst of his sixth All-Star season last year when he started experiencing stomach discomfort in August. With the Mariners in the playoff chase, he didn't get it checked until their season was over, in October. Cano said he was told he had a common parasite, which was treated with antibiotics, but he was left with acid reflux to this day.

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    Big article on Yahoo bout it

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    So basically he's an overpaid baseball player who's decided to make an excuse for sucking ass now?
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    Barry Zito contract was horrible from the day he signed it

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    It's not amare Stoudemire or JaMarcus Russell bad but still bad.

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    He is heating up, don't worry guys. 25 HR's 2nd half with 78 RBI and a .378 clip.

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    Anybody watched this guy with yanks wouuld never have payed him that. I can't stand guys who don't run out ground ball outs. Sure sign of laziness.
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    Still nothing like the NBA. Dwayne Wade 20 mill for a year is the most absurd thing I've ever heard. But yes notging will ever touch Bobby Bonilla.

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    Cano .252 5 knocks 27 rbi's

    Had an error in last nights game against Tigers... lazy as hell going after the ball. Scorer gave the play a HIT. Of course you would.

    You have 24 mil.... pay a doctor to fix your ass.

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    Dominicans do not play hard

    zero heart

    team cancers

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    teams pay these absurd salaries mainly because of all the tv money and income from other sources they get. they should all reduce ticket prices, way too much for the average fan. i cannot understand why a family of 4 spend around 600.00 to go to a red sox game just to sit in a halfway decent seat to watch a hapless team lose when they could stay at home for nilch. but they do it, even in september when they're 25 games behind and are playing minor leaguers. don't get it.

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    baseball will fold its a matter of time

    soccer almost past it as far a popularity in usa

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    Quote Originally Posted by bballs84 View Post
    Cano has GERD..

    Cano was in the midst of his sixth All-Star season last year when he started experiencing stomach discomfort in August. With the Mariners in the playoff chase, he didn't get it checked until their season was over, in October. Cano said he was told he had a common parasite, which was treated with antibiotics, but he was left with acid reflux to this day.
    He might need surgery to fix the problem.

    It wipes you out physically. 6 weeks of liquid dieting and god forbid you ever have to belch it feels like your chest is ready to explode.

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    You guys must be forgetting Vernon Wells. Easily the worst contract in MLB history.

    7 years $126 Million.

    Final year of contract, he was released by Yankees and made $21 million sitting around at home eating captain crunch.

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    Verlander is getting 28 million a year until 2019,at least Cano has started to get it together recently, Verlander looks like a lost cause.

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    Ricky Romero makes 8.5 million this season on the DL for the Richmond Flying Squirrels.

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    Its amazing how many horrible contracts the Bluejays have signed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by icecapper View Post
    Ricky Romero makes 8.5 million this season on the DL for the Richmond Flying Squirrels.

    lol i was thinkin the other day...what happen to him?


    ...use to be 1 of my fav pitchers, for 1 yr lol.

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    Many major league baseball teams reward guys after their best years are behind them very few get paid big money in their prime

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    Quote Originally Posted by FR3SH like UgHH View Post
    lol i was thinkin the other day...what happen to him?


    ...use to be 1 of my fav pitchers, for 1 yr lol.
    A true mystery of an athlete. Zero physical problems, just mentally went over the deep end and could not hit the zone. Played in the allstar game in 2011 and couldnt make a AAA roster in 2013. All after signing a 30 million dollar extension.

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    Alot of guys dont give a shit after they get paid

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rich Boy View Post
    Alot of guys dont give a shit after they get paid
    yes..especially latins

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    Every team has god awful contracts, but they don't give a fuk, they are making money hand over fist even when they have to buyout ridiculous contracts...oh poor owner only made 15.5 mil instead of his normal 17.5 mil. Poor guys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stealthyburrito View Post
    He might need surgery to fix the problem.

    It wipes you out physically. 6 weeks of liquid dieting and god forbid you ever have to belch it feels like your chest is ready to explode.
    I totally make an exception for this as I have GERD to the extreme. I had to have a surgery called Nissen Fundoplication. It's like everything you attempt to eat or drink, you throw up. If this is the case, he might need this surgery. With all of his money, there should be no excuses after that. This year, I give him a pass. After that, he can't play any place besides Yankee Stadium.

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    Bonilla tough to top that's unheard of. But how about Halos paying Hamilton approx $75 mill to suit up for a div foe no less. Crazy how these owners in pro sports throw around ridiculous $ like it's monopoly paper.

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