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(The Detroit_News)   Justin Verlander, you just pitched a complete game shut out to put your team into the ALCS, what are you going to do now? I'm gonna go home and bang Kate Upton   ( divider line
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2012-10-12 10:38:24 AM  
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Leave it to baseball nerds to turn a Kate Upton thread into contract talk.
2012-10-12 02:16:33 PM  
1 vote:
If, while reading about some future pitcher salary negotiations, I find myself with a giant boner, I will have you guys to thank for it.

I'm not sure that reads quite the way I want it to.
2012-10-12 11:16:02 AM  
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thecpt: is a back loaded contract just a show of good faith by the player in negotiations? Why are they so common?

There's an expectation that future revenues will exceed current ones, time-value of money, and players know that the contracts signed in two or three years are going to be bigger than now and want to make sure that when that happens, they're still making what someone in their situation should be making.
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