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12-13-2012, 08:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Fire Sather View Post
He is a world class player. I'd take Hamilton's deal over what the Dodgers gave Zach Grienke which is probably the most absurd contract Ive seen handed out in sports since the Rangers signed Redden.

All this crap about the risk on Hamilton is so overblown. There is risk, but its because hes been somewhat injury prone, not him becoming a drug addict again.

He got a lot of flack last year, still hit 40HR..
I think both are overpaid but I agree, the drug thing is overblown. Everyone was so worried when Cabrera was playing drunk. I remember after a story came out Yahoo fantasy originally had him ranked 1 and dropped him to 9. Just an overblown, dramatic story that the media does.

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