Wednesday, January 25, 2012

SO, CITY OF DETROIT, HOW DO YOU LIKE YOUR NEW $214 MILLION DOLLAR MAN>>>

Well this is one of those moves that is either going to be a HUGE success or a complete disaster. Something kinda like when Texas signed A-Rod to the biggest contract in MLB history at the time and it nearly drove them to bankruptcy and out of baseball. The difference between the two would be Texas wasn't desperate to win. The Detroit Tigers basically just stood up at the dinner table, and said loud and clear, this is our year and within the next two years the title is coming to Mo-Town. With a contract thats $214 MILLION on a 27 year old that has brought life and winning back to the Brewers and rejuvinated a once barren fan base, he may be worth it.....IF they Tigers can pull a title off in the near future. By year 4 of that 9 year contract he is more then likely going to start to see his statistics decline. That would give the starving fans of Detroit another 5 years to watch an aging, defensive liability, first basemen(maybe even have to DH full-time), that's severely overweight already, and this is with his "healthy" no meat diet. Imagine what this large man is going to look like when he's 34. I just hope for the sake of all the Detroit Tigers fans by then he's putting up more HR's then lbs on his waist.




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