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Baseball thing than -- and also -- pitchers and catchers report for spring training this week believe it or not and the baseball world is -- way Tennessee.
-- does St.
Louis Cardinals will -- signed their all star first baseman out apple holes.
-- poorly people -- is looking for a ten year deal.
At 24 to thirty million dollars.
-- -- make him the highest paid player in baseball.
And they weren't that joining me now in studio is Debbie and Mike W sports anchor do cast -- It hadn't been great yeah I think -- -- is he -- Well I mean I think you have to put it all in context.
That Halladay his teammate is.
Holidays making seventeen year.
-- -- making sixteen year this year plus for that money four million of that money is deferred without interest so he thinks he's due.
Alex Rodriguez makes 27 point five million in it's a ten year contract plus a thirty million dollar incentive once -- break the home run record.
I would never.
Ever give a guy that much -- I'd rather wrote over pay him for five years.
You know 32 million.
Per year than -- tenth but he's younger than -- as well and he's got maybe a little bit more spunk in them correct what it was probably about 32 he's done deal so you don't.
But that's going to be forty watt at the end of an -- that it is an old yes and -- -- high enough.
And I'm here I'm alive you know not want to put the other.
He has battled nagging injuries last year it didn't.
Is a lot different.
In peaceful years.
-- -- 313233.
I say given that five to seven year deal with incentives if he hits X amount here five years six years seven.
890 -- -- they don't know if they don't give in this deal what's left for the rest of the team that's a great point.
Well how your -- -- and I gonna pay some of these other young guys.
They're gonna want their money and -- and you're not -- New York Yankees in the Yankees also have to program TV networks on the mats and but some -- -- stars Saint Louis can afford payrolls.
But you know OK I know the CEOs -- -- -- a baseball players that's your department bananas CEOs and I was looking at some of the other CEOs especially in that area.
And this is how he's gonna stack up against these new.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- You know who were you granite he's been up a -- round there on the Santa I mean these guys -- -- -- thirteen year and baseball player -- -- -- He's probably -- CEO of Major League Baseball here's a guy.
That the first ten years of his career he's hit thirty or more home -- it's never been done before he is the best player in the game.
And and he is the St.
Louis Cardinals the most popular players and stand usual so.
Is he -- that kind of money.
I think he's worth one Simpson what what kind of profitability is in the industry when they do now vs years ago when they signed A-Rod and and and that sort of thing.
Well I think yeah second effect really does this deal well I I think we have to put in -- context it's you know 2011.
In a bad.
Recovering economy in the midwest.
So in this is not like this city again it's not the Yankees in yankees can overcome these mistakes -- they sign a guy for tomorrow.
The Mets they can't or at least -- good.
-- -- Maybe not the -- court.
Yeah I really quick guys so we're not gonna know until tomorrow at new niece journey -- 'cause the president's -- A bit Obama have freedom -- honored today rise and as we waited till tomorrow okay applause deadline if they -- Million dollars on that I didn't.
It's its own.
Hit the bed giving visiting -- -- I don't want to negotiate during the season Allen distracted.
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