Originally Posted by Jewish Rabbi
5 years, $97.5 million for Wainwright.
Jesus. Think we may have overpaid.
That said, I think they're leaning on cost-controlled excellence from Miller, Rosenthal, Wacha and Martinez to weather the last couple of years of WWs and Molina's contracts.
This isn't a smart economic deal at all, IMO. He needs to prove he's back to 2010 form before he's worth that, but we gave him the deal just assuming that he will.
I don't like it. At the same time, I do
like the idea of my favorite current Cardinal being a cardinal for life.