Originally Posted by EddieMilner
Yesterday, at lunch, I was speaking with a few co-workers about Mark Prior and his latest year ending report. Someone made the comment that these baseball players would be healthy a lot more often if their contract were not guaranteed (much like the NFL). What are your guys opinions? Do you think that a player is more likely to go on the DL if he knows his job isn't in jeporady? I think its a fair, valid, and interesting argument.
Players might not on the DL as often, but that doesn't mean they would be healthier.
Do you really want a player with a physical problem hiding it because he thinks his job may be in jeopardy?