Found November 19, 2013 on The Dodgerhater:
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Ladies and Gentlemen,We're picking up speed here.Seemingly out of left field, Tim Hudson is a Giant, and I for one am pleased.How can you go wrong with A) a proven competitor and good pitcher and B) a two year deal?Yes, he's getting long in the tooth at 38, but he's still in great shape, should be fully recovered from his season-ending ankle injury last season, and he flat out knows how to pitch. With the starting pitching market in its currently absurd state, two years, $23MM for a 38 year old like Huddy seems like a not-so-bad proposition when compared to the 4 year hamstringing albatrosses in the $60MM range stiffs like Edwin Jackson and Ryan Dempster got and Ricky Nolasco will likely get.Yep, that's where we are in baseball. We're to the point when $11.5MM a year for a 3rd/4th starter is a bargain. I don't know how we ended up here, but it just is what it is.It's also a bargain when compared to Tim Lincecum, who will make a whole lot more for, as of n...
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  • Yes, a 38 year old wash up. Last year with a really good team he had a .500 record and a 4 ERA. Yea, good choice.

    Say, how did the last deal go when the Giants signed some pitcher who was a former Oakland A?
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