Originally Posted by MikeThierry
I really don't mind the Dodgers paying for a mentally weak twerp in Grienke. I've always thought he was overrated. If the Doyers want to overpay and waste money on an average pitcher, that's ok. I would rather be a mid-market team and be smart with their money. Do what the Rays do. It's worked for the Cardinals all these years.
EDIT: As you can tell, I can't stand Grienke. His face is too punchable for my liking.
Greinke an average pitcher?
He's averaged a 5.7 WAR over the last 5 years according to Fangraphs.
And I wouldn't compare the(2012) Cards $110M payroll to the Rays $64M anytime soon.