I'd actually be ecstatic if I were a team that could get him to agree to that.If Grienke is worth 5x110
Id like him on the yankees but not at that price. Enjoy LA.
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that means he only wants to go to the dodgers.
If the Dodgers sign Greinke anywhere near his demands they'll be paying around 30-35 mil per year after tax.
I doubt they sign him though, Kershaw still needs to be locked up. I think an outside team like the Brewers could have a good shot. He doesn't really make a ton of sense for most big market teams right now given their payrolls.
He may want 6 X 150 but that doesn't mean he will get it.
I don't see the Dodgers paying anywhere near that. They have said money is not a concern but they still have to lock up Kershaw - he is far more important.
I'm betting Texas and the Anaheim (not LA) Angels will make a run at him. He will pick Texas
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Honestly I'm hoping Texas decides to spend some of their Hamilton money on Greinke
That's ace type money. I just don't see him as an ace. I see him as a really good #2.
Since 2008, hes 4 in xFIP(3.26) and 6th in FIP (3.05). Furthermore, he has over 1000 innings pitched - hes in the top 15 in that category.
Realistically, i see him getting anywhere from 20-22 million a year, for over 5-6 years... Hes one of the best pitchers in baseball, and hes going to be paid pretty handsomely
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That's ****ing hilarious.
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