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12-03-2012, 02:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Snotbubbles View Post
Crawford: 20M AAV
Werth: 18M AAV
Bay: 16.5M AAV
Holliday: 17M AAV
Other than Holliday, those 3 players were all considered massive overpayments by teams bidding against themselves at the time of the deals. All 3 of those look worse now than ever (see also, Bryzgalov, Ilya).

I guess you could say that the Upton deal is more reasonable than those 3 and probably in line with the kind of deal you can expect for a UFA, but until you see what Bourn, Hamilton and Pagan sign for, its hard to know how good the deal was.

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