links for 2007-08-24

by billfer on August 24, 2007 · 3 comments

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Mike R August 24, 2007 at 3:20 pm

I’m pretty mixed on bringing Kenny back. There’s no guarantee he can be a league average pitcher after essentially an entire year off. Then again, I don’t think Jair Jurrjens is ready to be a full time starter out of the gate next year. This offseason should be active and interesting for Detroit, though.

Stephen August 24, 2007 at 4:14 pm

Give KR 2.5m base salary with tons of incentives based on starts made. David Wells has had these before. If he makes 12 starts he makes another 1.25 and every 5 starts after that he makes another 1.25. If he makes 32 starts, he makes 8.75m, more than this year.

Mike R August 24, 2007 at 6:43 pm

I think the base salary would be more around the $3.5-4 million range for him to sign.

But I agree with you in principle. No reason to sign him unless half of the deal is incentive based.

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