Re: Latos may break arbitration record; time to lock him up?
Originally Posted by RedEye
Love Latos, but I can't see him signing a contract that has any appearance of a "best buy" deal for the Reds. I would say RMR's estimate of $80 million is the baseline, and he might be looking higher. I know I would if I were in his shoes. These TV contracts are making the contracts look like monopoly money right now. The flip side, of course, would be if this is a TV "bubble" in contracts -- and that the true windfall is actually grossly overestimated. In that case, Latos would be wise to strike while the iron is hot and line up a couple of $15-$20 million years while he's still young...
"Iíll kind of have a foot on the back of my own butt. Thatís just how I do things.Ē -- Bryan Price, 10/22/2013