Originally Posted by mth123
Quite a few big name arms will be due for an extension or free agency in a couple of years (Verlander, King Felix, Kershaw, Shields). With the TV money going through the roof, those guys are going to sign deals that raise the market for all starting pitchers. I can't see any decent starter who doesn't have to sign sooner signing for anything that looks remotely like a bargain.
Agree. I see no reason, in particular, that Bailey would sign long term, given his problems in GABP. A move to a more friendly ballpark would significantly upgrade the value of his career/earning potential. Hate to say this b/c there has been/is no bigger Bailey fan in RZ than I am.