01-04-2013, 11:36 PM #81
01-05-2013, 02:37 AM #82
Now "just what is the color of the sky in your world"?
Last edited by jokin; 01-05-2013 at 02:40 AM.
01-05-2013, 01:53 PM #83
Hey, if the status quo gets us more Mays and Meyers, I'm all for it!
Btw, the rhetoric here isn't necessarily asinine, but it sure is butthurt.
Last edited by PseudoSABR; 01-05-2013 at 01:59 PM.
01-05-2013, 03:49 PM #84
I am not sure what the hell is going on here, but laying out some facts is nice:
The Twins not offering Brett Myers a contract is AGAIN BIZARRE. Why not OFFER contracts to these guys? If they haven't even OFFERED to Marcum . . . good god.
Myers is not necessarily a "character guy" at all. I wouldn't have really liked that guy in the first place, but still.
Kevin Correia's $10 million contract is a ridiculous signing. It's atrocious. Nick Blackburn's $5.5 million was polluting the payroll this year. Now Correia's EXACT same amount is going to pollute it next year. There was no reason to give him two years. One year and 7 million would have made more sense, but then Scott Baker . . . . Anyway, it is true that Correia is barely above replacement level since I cannot believe it gets any better than is 2012 season at this point. If this comes down to taking innings away from Hendriks, a prospect, who also could be better IMMEDIATELY than Correia in 2013 (and likely in 2014), it is just preposterous. If this comes down to merely being a shuffling part of a deck for Pelfrey and Gibson, then it isn't terrible.
That all said, I actually trust Nick Blackburn about as much as Correia, especially with time removed from his Twins medical staff produced injury exacerbation (just let bone chips be while you pitch!). So this wasted money is dumb, especially when you put Correia's 2013 salary together with the now gone Span salary and could get close to the yearly salary for Shaun Marcum.