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I don't understand why anybody is getting on Davis for being greedy. His average annual salary wouldn't even be among the top 25 salaries in baseball next year. $150 million sounds like a lot of money and it is but it's not a lot of money compared to the FA contracts that have been handed out in recent years. When you see pitchers getting contracts for $30 million a year and seven $200 million contracts handed out over the last two seasons, it's hard to blame Davis for holding out to see if he can make more money.

Not quite in the top 25 of 800ish MLB players who average several $Million a year in a country where the average household income is something like $60k and a world where the average household income is probably less than $10k. You really have to try hard to frame $150M as "not a lot of money." Davis can do as he pleases, maximize his earnings as he sees fit, but don't pretend that the difference between $200M and $150M is going to meaningfully change his lifestyle compared to 99.99% of the humans on the planet. Any contract he signs this year will mean his great grandkids will never have to work, barring monumentally stupid money management.

"How much is enough, Gordon? How many yachts can you water-ski behind?"

Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen) from Wall Street

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They really can't start working out seriously until they're signed.

My theory is that the do cardio only. No lifting.

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@CrushD19 what a day it is. Wanna meet in the middle of Texas and hug.

Adam breaking some news?

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They really can't start working out seriously until they're signed.

Bingo. This is what happened with Ubaldo and to DJ Stewart our first rd pick. On the flip side, you could point out Nelson Cruz. But he had nothing to lose and was coming off PED's and had to work his butt off just to maintain his muscle.

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Couldn't they get insurance?

For 150 Million? Nah. Cost way too much. Besides, it only pays for loss if the player is unable to ruturn to the field. Not if he is no good.

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Bingo. This is what happened with Ubaldo and to DJ Stewart our first rd pick. On the flip side, you could point out Nelson Cruz. But he had nothing to lose and was coming off PED's and had to work his butt off just to maintain his muscle.

Oh please. Stewart "sat" for a few weeks.

His team was eliminated the first week in June and he signed on the 27th.

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For 150 Million? Nah. Cost way too much. Besides, it only pays for loss if the player is unable to ruturn to the field. Not if he is no good.

I don't think the premium on a two month plan that covers exercising would be that high.

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I don't think the premium on a two month plan that covers exercising would be that high.

You would think wrong I fear.

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