Originally Posted by Redsland
According to CBS Sportline, the MLB average salary for 2006 was $2,866,544.
That figure will rise this year.
At $5.5 million over two years, Stanton will average $2,750,000 per year.
So if Staton is a little below average, we'll be paying the going rate.
Average salary for what? Middle relief? $2.75 million is a lot for a 39 yr old reliever. I think other positions raise that average up just a tad.
I'm not liking this signing at all.