Today, former Washington National Bryce Harper agreed to a $330 million, 13 year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. This is not only the biggest contract in baseball history, but the largest in the history of sports in North America. So good for Bryce Harper right? But bad for the future of baseball. It's the second … Continue reading The Real Problem With Free Agency
Obviously, every Royals fan would love to have Eric Hosmer back (including this one). However, there are other reasons besides fan appreciation that make the rumored seven-year, $147 million offer to Hosmer a good one for the Royals. Hosmer has played his entire Major League career (seven seasons) with the Royals and has come off arguably his best seasons … Continue reading Why the Rumored Offer to Hosmer is a Good Deal for the Royals
The Red Sox announced yesterday the re-signing of their former first baseman Mitch Moreland to a two year, $13 million deal. This signing produced major implications in the free agent market, most directly affecting free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer. Many saw the Red Sox as an optimal designation for the former Royal. Hosmer is … Continue reading Sox Sign Moreland, Now What?