Found November 09, 2012 on hardballchat.com:
Anibal Sanchez is hoping to cash in on a strong postseason performance with the Detroit Tigers this offseason. When I say cash in, I really mean cash in. Big time. As in $90 million over six years. Really? For Sanchez? We are talking about a starting pitcher who boasts a career record of three games under .500 with an ERA in the upper three’s. Serviceable, certainly. But $90 million? That is C.J. Wilson money from a year ago, as far as roughly $15 million per season. If he gets what he wants in all, he will make more than Wilson over the life of the contract. While I never put as much stock into Wilson as other people – mainly the Los Angeles Angels – did last offseason, he clearly had a better track record than Sanchez. But, like was the case with Wilson last winter, there is not a lot of other available starting pitching on the open market this offseason. That allows a pitcher such as Sanchez to benefit from less competition. And he is sure hoping to benefit. I need to make it cle...
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  • to much money for him
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