Hamels and the Phillies just agreed to an extension according to ESPN 6yrs 140m. He's good but thats a ton of money for any pitcher. I can't believe the Phillies are paying 3 pitchers 20 plus million a yr.
Texas is probably going to go all out after Greinke now and the Dodgers hearts probably sank a little bit because i think they were really counting on signing him in the off season
6 years 144M deal is what I read.
Ridiculous contract. Absurd.
@Buster_ESPN: With A-Rod down, there are a lot of reasons why NYY pursuit of Chase Headley could make sense. Could be part of 1B/3B/DH mix going forward.
got a thread going on this
We need to really hold on to Mason Williams, I'm really starting to believe that he's going to be special.
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The Yankees will be considering all 3B options, including Chase Headley, who'd make sense for them on a lot of levels.
Being that the Phillies extended Hamels for big bucks....does Cashman bite if Amaro starts offering Cliff Lee?
So much for not needing to make any more moves!
Curious to see what moves the Yanks make to replace Arod in the lineup
You no what loosing arod really isn't that bad. He gets to rest till mid September and mabe he goes on a tear. I'm really hoping for Headley he does great on the road.
I am thrilled the Phillies extended Hamels. Although the Dodgers were favored to get him, I was concerned the Ranger or Angels would snag him. Since the Yankees don't play the Dodgers, he is a non issue to us.
Shame it wasn't Alex's eye socket and it wasn't career ending.
...wait did I really just say that? Ugh 6 more years of a rapidly declining, above average player in his late 30's. :facepalm:
I really still don't get the Arod hate. So he gets paid a lot, uh, everybody is these days. Look at that Pujols contract, Lee's, now Hamels'. And he may not be the monster he was that is to be expected since he has aged but he is still one of the best hitters on the team.