It was the Los Angeles Dodgers, not the New York Yankees, who handed out baseball's first $100 million contract in 1998. Kevin Brown, who would eventually pitch for both teams, was signed to a deal that paid him $105 million over seven years—an average of $15 million per season. In retrospect, it's hard to say that Brown earned his money for five of those seven years; the last two, spent in New York, were unmitigated disasters.
Baseball fans have gotten a taste of what has been cooking on the hot stove thus far this winter. We have witnessed history being made, as Zack Greinke signed a six-year, $147 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, making hi... Read Post
Major League Baseball's offseason isn't yet a month old, and teams have already spent some $320 million combined in free agency, more than half of which came from the Boston Red Sox's same-day splurge on top position players Hanley ... Read Post