Thread: Blue Jays Discussion: Offseason Madness the 8th: Josh Johnson Edition.
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11-30-2012, 12:11 PM
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Originally Posted by topched View Post
Don't know where you heard that. But IMO that would be highway robbery by the Mets.

Honestly Dickey was good this year... but thats been it. I don't have the confidence in him that I'd want to pay him 13-15 mill per year until he's 40.

Great pitcher, but I'd be strongly hesitant to add to Arencibia.
Reports are he is seeking a 20 million extension for 2 more years added. So that`s 3 years and 25 million total for a guy who just won the Cy Young award. Money wise, I don`t think it gets any better than that. Rickey Romero makes similar money. Yea, it`s kind of a risk if he all of a sudden goes from Cy Young winner to absolute garbage, but Knuckleballers usually last a lot longer. not as taxing on the arm to throw 60 mile per hour and I think he will be solid for a couple more years.

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