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MLB Free Agency 2012: Zack Greinke and 10 Players Who'll Now Be Grossly Overpaid

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.
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Huge Zack Greinke Contract Could Make Clayton Kershaw MLB's First $200M Pitcher

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (2 years ago)

If the Los Angeles Dodgers end up signing free-agent pitcher Zack Greinke, the transaction will obviously cost the team a whole lot of money. Greinke is reportedly seeking a six-year, $150 million contract. With the bidding war betw... Read Post

Missing Pieces the Los Angeles Dodgers Could Still Land This Offseason

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (2 years ago)

The Los Angeles Dodgers got the biggest pitching prize of the offseason, signing free agent Zack Greinke to a six-year, $147 million contract. With that, the Dodgers appear to be a loaded team. The team arguably already had enough p... Read Post

MLB Free Agency: Analyzing How Much Money Each Team Still Has Left to Spend

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (2 years ago)

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

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