Re: The Theo Sabotage Thread
posted at 4/8/2012 7:11 PM EDT
In Response to Re: The Theo Sabotage Thread
[QUOTE]In Response to Re: The Theo Sabotage Thread : Dude, you beat Geo in a dumb bet and now you've let that puff up your sense of infaliblility. Mistake #1. Fielder is 2 years younger than Gonzo, so value to age; advantage Fielder. Mistake #2. The trade for Pence would have been to prop up the offense last year as a deadline deal, the point being, deadline deals are out of necessity, COMPLETELY different then off season re-tooling, comparing the two is Georomic.
Posted by YOUKILLUS20[/QUOTE]
Gonzo will be with us at age 28 years, 11 months.
Fielder will be with Det at age 27 years, 11 months.
So Fielder is one year younger, and maybe a tad heavier.
Gonzo will cost us $160M/8.
Fielder will cost Det $214M/9.
Basically $54M for one extra year.
But the most important thing is not the $54M we saved. It is that we got a better player for $54M less.
Unless you disagree and want to make a tag wager on who has a better WAR this year?
And just so I understand, trading prospects for 8 months worth of service is genius.
But trading for a player for 6 months of service, and an understanding of an extension, is stupid?
You're not really serious with that one, are you?