Author Topic: 2018-19 Offseason (Non-Nats)  (Read 10003 times)

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Offline JCA-CrystalCity

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Re: 2018-19 Offseason (Non-Nats)
« Reply #75: December 12, 2018, 08:43:42 AM »
Wow that feels a little heavy on McCutchen.
You might be right.  I checked his FG WAR last year, and it was 2.6.  If he duplicates that next year, and goes 2.1 and 1.6 the next two, it works out. If it were $36MM and I wouldn't bat an eye.

As the article linked below says, the contract looks somewhat similar to the Santana deal but no loss of draft pick, so effectively $15MM cheaper than Santana.  Roster-wise, it gives them more options OF options when Hoskins moves to 1st and does not preclude playing in the Harper auction or otherwise blocking a second OF pick up.

https://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/andrew-mccutchen-boosts-a-lackluster-outfield/