Gyorko remaining the same level-headed man, even after his big contract extension

Forget designer jeans and gold necklaces. Armani? Not for this guy. Jedd Gyorko's big fashion statement comes on those days when he breezes into the clubhouse to punch in for work rocking a Cabela's cap. Uh, that's Cabela's. You know, "The World's Foremost Outfitter for Hunting, Fishing & Outdoor Gear." Says so right on the company's Web site...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
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Jedd Gyorko and the Contract Extension of Doom

Or “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Private Hotel Suite on Road Trips” Yesterday, Dustin of The Sacrifice Bunt gave you a little insight into the perceived value of Gyorko’s extension. He looked at recent contracts given to players with similar service time, Starling Marte and Andrelton Simmons. Of the three players, Jedd Gyorko fell in the middle of both projected...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts on the Jedd Gyorko Extension

Often as fans of a team, we end up (consciously or not) viewing the financial side of baseball from the owners’ perspective. We worry about how much our favorite team – the Padres of San Diego in this case – spends on its players, not because it’s our money on the line or because we’re worried about our team’s owners’ upcoming yacht payments, but because we want our...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

FG on Fox: The Jedd Gyorko Problem

Being a good young baseball player right now is a little bit like going on that famous episode of Oprah: “You get a long-term deal, and you get a long-term deal, and you get a long-term deal!” On Monday, Jedd Gyorko became the latest youngster to land a big contract, signing a six-year contract with […]
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres, Jedd Gyorko agree to big extension

On Monday the San Diego Padres and second baseman Jedd Gyorko announced they had agreed to a big contract extension. The 25-year-old slugger will now be under contract through 2019, and the club also holds an option for 2020. The deal was announced as a six-year, $35 million pact, with a $13 million option for 2020 and a $1 million buyout. The contract will begin in 2015, and Gyorko...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres, Gyorko reach deal adding $35M for 5 years

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Diego Padres and second baseman Jedd Gyorko have agreed to a six-year contract that adds $35 million over five seasons through 2019. Gyorko's agreement, which replaces a one-year deal agreed to last month, includes a team option for 2020. San Diego essentially buys out one year of free agency and possibly two. Gyorko proved himself with a big rookie...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jedd Gyorko latest to sign pre-arb extension

The pre-arbitration extensions for young stars keep on coming. The latest young player to opt for security over maximized earnings: San Diego second baseman Jedd Gyorko. Gyorko’s deal is for 6 years and will pay him $35 million, with a $13 million option for a 7th year. The deal starts this year, covers what would have been Gyorko’s final pre-arbitration year next year and buys...
Via The Outside Corner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres, Gyorko Set To Announce Contract Extension

At 1:30 P.M. the Padres will reportedly announce a six-year, $32 million contract with second baseman Jedd Gyorko. It also includes a 7th (option) year reportedly worth $13 million. Buster Olney was the first with the news, Ken Rosenthal with the option year, Chris Cotillo with the news on the option year value. It was a total team effort by baseball’s scribes. Big announcement...
Via Padres Public
9 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres lock up Jedd Gyorko

The San Diego Padres have locked up second baseman Jedd Gyorko for six years at a price tag of more than $32 million. The deal includes and club option for a seventh year as first reported by Buster Olney of ESPN. Sources: The Padres have agreed to terms with second baseman Jedd Gyorko on a multi-year extension. Will be announced today. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) April 14, 2014...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gyorko Is Also The Buy Store’s Best Seller

This has less to do with Jedd Gyorko than it has to do with panicking. You drafted Gyorko this year because of what he's done in the past. Yes, you're hoping for better in the future, but you're going on what he's done already. Fact or not fact? FACT or NOT FACT?! Fact. You want him primarily for his power. Fact or not fact? FACT or NOT FACT?! Fact. You...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

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