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StlSluggers wrote:I agree. I hate when my team gets the short end of a deal with him. However, if I take a step back, I appreciate that he puts money in the players' pockets. This pleases me because if that money isn't in the players' hands, then it's in the owners' hands. If I have to choose one of those groups, I want the players getting as much money as possible.
Frenchiegangsta9 wrote:Has it been confirmed yet with St. Louis' front office that indeed that offer was made?
If so, Holliday better take the money and be happy that he will be the guy batting in front of Pujols for a very long time. I definitely see an effect similar to the one Tex had after A-Rod joined the team this year. Holliday/Pujols will be a very lethal combination and I wouldnt be surprised if Matt Holliday shoots up into the 1st round.
StlSluggers wrote:can he be a 1st rounder without stealing much? because the cards aren't big on running.
rotoworld wrote:Jon Heyman of SI.com reports that Matt Holliday's new seven-year, $120 million contract with the Cardinals includes a vesting option for an eighth year.
According to Heyman, Holliday would receive an additional year at $17 million if he finishes in the Top-10 of the MVP voting in the seventh year. In other words, not so scary. If he's still putting up that kind of production seven years from now, it will be the contract that keeps on giving.
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