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  1. Victorino's deal doomed to fail

    Keith Law

    Shane Victorino's three-year, $39 million contract with the Boston Red Sox vaults to the top of the rankings of the worst contracts signed so far this offseason, giving him virtually the same total dollars that Angel Pagan -- a superior player -...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  2. Shane Victorino's deal with the Boston Red Sox is doomed to fail ...

    Keith Law

    Shane Victorino's deal with the Boston Red Sox is doomed to fail, writes Keith Law.

    Blog | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  3. Milwaukee Brewers Carlos Gomez, Arizona Diamondbacks Gerardo Parr...

    Doug Mittler

    In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Doug Mittler writes that as new defensive metrics gain relevance in MLB, bargain players like Carlos Gomez and Gerardo Parra won't be underpaid for long.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  4. Best and worst of last year's contract extensions - MLB

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron looks back at last year's big contract extensions and explains why David Wright is a bargain and Elvis Andrus is a bust.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  5. Ryan Howard's contract a total loss for the Philadelphia Phillies...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski explains why Philadelphia Phillies fans shouldn't be disappointed in Ryan Howard's performance, but that it doesn't make his big contract any easier to swallow.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  6. Angels get Wells and his bad contract

    Vernon Wells isn't a terrible player -- he's a solid player with a terrible contract. And he is absolutely the wrong player right now for the Los Angeles Angels, who have made one the worst desperation moves I can remember. Wells was an ab...

    Blog | January 21, 2011
  7. MLB: Los Angeles Angels' acquistion of Vernon Wells from Toronto ...

    Keith Law

    The Angels not only get a declining Vernon Wells, but his albatross of a contract, while the Blue Jays now have more financial freedom to invest in their future.

    Blog | Conversation | January 21, 2011
  8. MLB -- Analysis -- Is Barry Zito's early 2009 resurgence legitima...

    Marc Normandin and Will Carroll

    The Giants' LHP has pitched better at the beginning of 2009. Is it a legitimate return to form, or a fluke?

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2009
  9. Baseball Prospectus: The winter's worst free agent deals

    Christina Kahrl

    Let's look at the worst one-year, two-year, and three-year contracts, capped by the worst deal of the winter for its length, expense, and likely return.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2009
  10. Yankees, Red Sox reign in offseason

    Keith Law

    Barring a trade or two, the Yankees and Red Sox appear to be the winners of the Hot Stove League season, writes Keith Law.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2007