Originally Posted by Scrap Irony
Some are expensive, sure. Doesn't mean they should be.
Depends on how well you shop. Jim Thome, for example, made just $1.5 million last season. Russell Branyan made about the same the year before. There are three or four each year who are cheap and productive.
Thome was a DH in every game last season too. Branyan started 51 games at first.