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Game 125 Open Thread - Kansas City Royals at Boston Red Sox

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Starters:

Guthrie (2-3, 3.23 ERA) vs Cook (3-7, 4.79 ERA)

Red Sox - Dodgers Trade

I am going to start breaking down the trade and adding up the final haul in talent for each team before and during the the game. I think Boston made out like bandits on the trade. I will add pieces to this main article as I work them out.

Name 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Total
$/WAR 5% increase 5.0 5.3 5.5 5.8 6.1 6.4
$/WAR 10% increase 5.0 5.5 6.1 6.7 7.3 8.1
Adrian Gonzalez
WAR 5 4.5 4.0 3.5 3.0 2.5 22.5
Actual Salary 21 $21.0 $21.0 $21.0 $21.5 $21.5 $127.0
5% Salary Inflation 25 $23.6 $22.1 $20.3 $18.2 $16.0 $125.1
10% Salary Inflation 25 $24.8 $24.2 $23.3 $22.0 $20.1 $139.3
Age 31 32 33 34 35 36
Carl Crawford
WAR 4.5 4 3.5 3 2.5 17.5
Actual Salary 20 20.25 20.5 20.8 21.0 $102.5
5% Salary Inflation 22.5 21 19.29375 17.364375 15.193828125 $95.4
10% Salary Inflation 22.5 22 21.175 19.965 18.30125 $103.9
Age 31 32 33 34 35
Josh Beckett
WAR 3.25 2.75 6.0
Actual Salary 15.75 15.75 $31.5
5% Salary Inflation 16.25 14.4375 $30.7
10% Salary Inflation 16.25 15.125 $31.4
Age 33 34
Nick Punto
WAR 0.25 0.3
Actual Salary 1.5 $1.5
5% Salary Inflation 1.25 $1.3
10% Salary Inflation 1.25 $1.3
Age 35
James Loney
WAR
Actual Salary Looks to be a free agent at the end of the 2012 season
5% Salary Inflation
10% Salary Inflation
Age 29
Allen Webster
WAR
Actual Salary 95th ranked prospect by BA in 2011,
5% Salary Inflation on average this pitcher will generate .75 WAR/season
10% Salary Inflation
Age 23
Rubby De La Rosa
WAR 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.5 9.5
Actual Salary 0.4 0.4 2.3 3.7 5.4 $12.2
5% Salary Inflation 10 10.5 11.025 11.57625 9.116296875 $52.2
10% Salary Inflation 10 11 12.1 13.31 10.98075 $57.4
Age 24 25 26 27 28
Ivan DeJesus
WAR 0 0 0 0 0 0
Actual Salary 0.4 0.4 0.4 1.0 1.0 1.0
5% Salary Inflation Basically, he looks to be a replacement level player
10% Salary Inflation
Age 26 27 28 29 30 31
Jerry Sands
WAR 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.0 1.5 1.0 12.0
Actual Salary 0.4 0.4 0.4 2.5 4.0 5.8 $13.5
5% Salary Inflation 12.5 13.125 13.78125 11.57625 9.116296875 $60.1
10% Salary Inflation 12.5 13.75 15.125 13.31 10.98075 $65.7
Age 25 26 27 28 29 30

Poll

Lance Armstrong is

This poll is closed

  • 22%
    Guilty as charged, how the hell else does a person that beats cancer win the Tour De France 7 times
    (68 votes)
  • 47%
    Taking up too many headlines for a sport full of cheaters.
    (148 votes)
  • 20%
    Innocent and he just doesn't want to go through are the trials.
    (64 votes)
  • 9%
    Known for hitting 0.220 for the Grand Island Collegians in 1911.
    (29 votes)
309 votes total Vote Now