But even I think this is ridiculous. Odalis--you're right, you deserve more. I said that when you signed. But you should have thought about that before you signed the contract. What if you signed for $10 million and then pitched like crap? Could the team say, "ah, we regret that contract and wish to unilaterally renege?"
I like your spunk when you're brawling with Angel Hernadez or evening the score with Chase Utley. But this is silly. If you want to stay home, fine. Enjoy your summer.
- Update: for the record, my eyebrows are raised at this from Chico Harlan's post on Odalisgate: "An MLBPA database of approved contracts does not show Perez's deal with Washington, a source said." Whatever could that mean?