Thread: Confirmed with Link: JVR Signs Contract Extension
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08-30-2011, 01:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Jester View Post
Both those deals were criticized when they were signed to one degree or another. The Richards deal was also tied to a much bigger picture of them (unwisely) naming him captain and making him the face of the franchise, for better or worse.

Richards was also in the process of blowing up when he signed his deal, and had been very good for much of the proceeding spring offensively.
Yes those initial deals were criticised but we still wound up getting fair value..that's kind of my point. At worst with JVR we overshot by a million and maybe a couple of years...again not as bad as the likes of Leighton or Shelley....complete misses!

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