You already know about this, because you're a normal person in 2012. I just thought I should reiterate, because I'm a blogger and it is my self-appointed job to regurgitate news that you already know and pretend like you need to hear it from me to make myself feel important.
We all wanted to continue the Pagan worship that we enjoyed last season-- but at a reasonable cost.
Ostensibly, Pagan is going to make $10MM a year. Pretty damn steep if you ask me. Last year I didn't expect him to be better than a fringe starter. Now all of the sudden, he's a $10MM a year man. Hard to figure, but he had a career year and he fits perfectly into the Giants' style of play and ballpark.
You also have to consider the pathetic FA market this off season and the fact that BJ Upton, who although younger and more gifted, plays the game half as hard as Pagan and he got 5/$75MM from Atlanta.
If that no-effort nutsac with a sub .800 OPS gets $15MM a year, then Pagan is certainly worth his deal. Supply and ...