Re: A-Rod: 5-years, $114 million
I know this will get some grief, but I'd take ARod were the Yankees willing to give up on him and pay msot of his contract. ARod at $3 million per year for the next five years, IMO, would be a bargain. He could play 3B, provide some power, and obp.
I suspect he'll have at least one more very good year (800 - 850 OPS) and at least three solid ones (750 - 800 OPS) before retiring.
Of course, having said that, I was completely wrong about Manny Ramirez, so there you go.
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