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      03-23-2019, 06:29 AM   #55
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Sale was still under contract for 1/15 so the extension of 5/145 + remaining year = 6/160. To me a top pitcher is worth more than a top outfielder (with Trout the only potential exception). The market has been set for dollars I guess. At least they kept the extension to 5 years. Hopefully he stays healthy and dominant but we'll see.

Snell and Severino are bargains because their teams convinced them to sign contracts for financial security before they needed to do so, buying out arbitration years. Some guys are willing to do that to avoid risk of injury and can still get a big payday when the contract is over. They will be set for life with their bargains even if they get hurt or fizzle out though.
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