Pogotheostrich wrote: Dan Lambskin wrote:
AquaMan2342 wrote:Dan selling low on Granderson in his prime would be a huge mistake IMO. The odds of getting equal returns are slim. Austin Jackson or no Austin Jackson.
like i said...i hope this isnt a Grandy Must Go At Any Cost salary dump, but if they can get a legitimate package for him then you have to consider it and if not you keep him. as far as selling low, eh, i'm not sure MLB GM's are going to look at it that way...the power, speed and defense are still there, the guy just strikes out a ton and cant hit lefties...something they either think they can correct or live with...does his value really drop that much because he hit .250 instead of .275 or whatever it was
The can't hit LHP is a huge strike against him IMO. Are teams really going to give up top prospects for a guy that should be platooned?
and has this contract
5 years/$30.25M (2008-13), plus 2014 club option
signed extension with Detroit 2/4/08
08:$1M, 09:$3.5M, 10:$5.5M, 11:$8.25M, 12:$10M, 13:$13M club option ($2M buyout)
2013 option increases to:
$15M if MVP (1st - 5th) in 2011 or 2012
$14M if All Star in 2011 or 2012
$13.5M if All Star selection in 2011 or 2012
award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove; $50,000 for Silver Slugger; $75,000 for LCS MVP; $0.1M for MVP, WS MVP