Originally Posted by traderumor
Not really, in comparative dollars. He has to barely play above replacement level to hit the breakeven on such a small contract. Perhaps its a big deal to you, but I'm not sure why.
AAAA catchers get tminor league contracts. The Cubs have given him established major league money for catchers expected to play 60-80 games.
Navaro is no better today than he was at the start of last year.
Yet he got a major league contract and guaranteed $1.75M.