Wednesday, April 28, 2010

A Nice Back of the Envelope Value Test

MLB -- Buster Olney: Ryan Howard is elite, but his deal was oddly timed - ESPN:

"Here's one simple barometer of whether or not this was a good deal for the Phillies: If Philadelphia were to put Howard on the trade market today, with almost seven years and $164 million remaining on his deal, how many offers would it get?
The answer, in all likelihood: zero."

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