Originally Posted by blumj
Yep, Rizzo may have given up getting a $200+M deal at age 28 and best case maybe gets a $100+M deal at age 32 after already having earned about $70M? But 41M is a great worst case scenario for him and it's a pretty nice one for the team, too.
I think it's fair to say that none of us can sit here, today, and accurately predict what he "could have" got in a big contract 7-9 years from now. Heck, the MLB base salary may be $10MM/yr at that point.