Re: should Bruce be given a long term contract like Votto
Originally Posted by PuffyPig
The big difference to extending Bruce now for 5 more years is it only takes him to about age 35. If you wait another year or two to do so, and he has that monster season, an extension might start costing $20M per season by then.
If he'll sign another 5 at say $15M as suggested, it might be hard to pass that up.
Not for me it wouldn't. Way too much risk for a potential "reward" of $5MM per year, discounted back (present value) 6-10 years.