Originally Posted by SpiritofStLouis
Votto's contract is a pair of cement shoes. Starting in 2018, when Votto will be 34, the Reds owe him 25 million per, for 6 years. Then an option year.
Good luck with that.
In 2020, I might be dead, and back up SS might earn $15M
There's a just as good a chance that Votto will be a bargain then, as is he will be a burden on the payroll.