Wednesday, December 9, 2015

SEEKING THE SUN

Blackwell always find the sunbeam.


And the Arizona Diamondbacks face the 2016 season with a sunnier outlook, thanks to their new pitching ace.


216.5 million dollars brought Mr. Greinke to Arizona from the Los Angeles Dodgers for six years.

Now we'll see what happens.

9 comments:

  1. The A's will be back.

    Steve

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  2. In my humble opinion, it's hard to justify that much money going to someone playing a game.

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  3. Lord, almighty. Let's imagine that Zack has a superhuman six years, in which he starts 30 games a year, manages to throw an astronomical 120 pitches per game. That totals, I believe, 21,600 throws over six years.

    Divide $216,500,000 by 21,600.....and we see that the man is making slightly more than $10,000 per pitch.

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    1. Hopefully no one will tell Zack that; he might think he get's paid per pitch....there'd be a lot of 3-2 counts.

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  4. Should Blackwell be named Brightwell?

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  5. 216 Million dollars to play a game - that ought to make the lad of sunny disposition.

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  6. How nice for Arizona. On the other hand, the Braves are just sinking lower & lower. Sigh.

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