Author Topic: Harper trade speculation (breakout from off-season thread)  (Read 21956 times)

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Offline JCA-CrystalCity

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Yes, but the way that contract is weighted, I wouldn't expect him to opt out.  Do you expect him to be in a position to get 7/218 (counting the buyout of the 8th year) as a 32 year old?  That's pretty close to Pujols-level bad in terms of contracts for 32-year-old MVP-level hitters.
JD is only going to be 30 or 31, I think, this year. Let's see what he gets.  A healthy Stanton a year or two older probably should get more.  He plays better D than JD.  That may be more the comp than Pujols.