Originally written on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 10/22/14
In light of the discussions that the Yankees will attempt (and likely fail) to void the remaining five years and $119 million left on Alex Rodriguez's contract, that got us thinking: what contracts would teams love to just completely wipe off their books? We did something similar to this in November of 2011, when we examined a potential amnesty clause in MLB and what teams would love to take advantage of it. But in the last 13 months, a lot has changed around the league, and there sure are a lot of ugly contracts across the game. Which contracts would each team love to void if they had an opportunity to? Arizona Diamondbacks: Is it too late for the Diamondbacks to pretend that the Cody Ross contract never happened? Three years and $26 million, and the team still has too many outfielders. Heath Bell's contract might end poorly for the team too, but at least the Marlins are covering $8 million of the $21 million remaining on his contract over the next two seasons. Atlanta ...
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