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  1. Grantland: 15 worst contracts in baseball

    Staff

    After evaluating the best deals in MLB, it's time to determine which ones you should run away from. Click here to read the story on Grantland.com....

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  2. Grantland: 15 worst contracts in baseball

    Staff

    After evaluating the best deals in MLB, it's time to determine which ones you should run away from. Click here to read the story on Grantland.com....

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Which team has negotiated the best contract in baseball?

    Wallace Matthews

    You might find it hard to believe, but the Yankees, who have the two undisputably worst contracts in baseball -- Alex Rodriguez' (six more years, $143 million owed) and A.J. Burnett's (two more, $33 million) -- also have the best, according to former...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  6. Baseball's worst 'Ricciardis'

    Rob Neyer

    Joe Posnanski has some fun with the worst contracts in baseball, all building up to this big finish: 1. Vernon Wells (Toronto Blue Jays). Cot's Baseball Contracts - the incredibly awesome site where I got these numbers from - is one of my favori...

    Blog | August 12, 2009
  7. Tuesday Taters

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links were compiled and annotated by a Proven VeteranTM ... * From MLB Rumors' Mike Axisa, a fun discussion of the worst contracts in the majors. I suppose that Barry Zito's the easy choice here, and probably the correct on...

    Blog | June 23, 2009
  8. Page 2: Worst contracts in MLB history

    Page 2 staff

    Page 2 compiles a list of the worst contracts in major league history. Needless to say, it's a very long list.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2009
  9. Cubs-Diamondbacks Preview

    Cubs-Diamondbacks Preview

    Preview | July 17, 2014
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. With deal done, Sale focusing on season

    Bruce Levine

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale is relieved to be able to put his contract negotiations behind him and focus on the season after the club announced Thursday his new deal which could total $60 million. "The worst part of thi...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  14. Latest taint makes Alex Rodriguez's contract a total waste

    Ian O'Connor

    Alex Rodriguez may go down as the greatest cheat and liar in MLB history.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  15. Kevin Correia, Minnesota Twins finalize 2-year contract worth $10...

    The Minnesota Twins have finalized a $10 million, two-year contract with right-hander Kevin Correia to fill a rotation spot after their starters posted the second-worst ERA in the majors last season.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2012
  16. Worst MLB contracts: A-Rod, Tex, Bay

    David Schoenfield | ESPN.com

    The truth is, there aren't really any terrible contracts in baseball. There are bad contracts and bad players getting overpaid, sure, but as we've seen in recent years, teams can still win with the most burdensome of deals on their ledger and have ev...

    Blog | October 25, 2012