Originally Posted by eazyb81
I would pay Edwin Jackson $60MM over 5 years in a second. He's young, productive, and durable.
If Gil Meche was worth $55MM over 5 years in 2006, why isn't Jackson worth 5/60?
Difference being Meche's 5 years didn't tie up any resources that might be needed to resign someone because we didn't have anyone worth resigning.
Things have changed now, I hope.