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    Re: Choo and that albatross Rangers contract

    Quote Originally Posted by jojo View Post
    Ya, way man. The Porcello contract is also a bad one, and an outlier.
    With respect to your point, can you quantify how you arrived at the "two times his market rate" figure?

    His AAV is $17.5 million. Qualifying offers are $15.3 million these days. In your view, Homer's contract should have paid him less than $9 million per season?

    Or are you arguing that the guarantee of years was above and beyond... looking at "total contract value" or something like that?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chuckie
    The worst thing they could have done was pay market value for Bailey when he wasn't even a free agent. Yet, that's exactly what they did. And I think it was mostly because of those two no-nos. JMO.
    Yep, this I agree with. It was ill-advised to pay market value on Homer when the Reds did, the way that the Reds did it. I just take issue with the people who claim he was insanely overpaid above and beyond what the market is currently bearing.

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