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Old 10-17-2012, 12:35 PM
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Originally Posted by DeadMoney View Post
While I agree that Wrigley is a terrible place to pitch with day games, with the wind blowing out, and with a lack of foul ground, it's a tad gullible to think that most Major League players (and agents) won't take the maximum years and money that they can get.
If they see it as possibly their last contract, sure. But, if they worry that their stats will suffer and hurt their next contract, they'll consider taking a little less to play somewhere better suited to them.
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