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Way to go, Pirates — you blew my plans to look cool.
You see, I had this idea. I was going to get one of those old school, retro, vintage baseball hats, right? But I also wanted to be unique about it. Because, like, that’s where the cool part comes in. If you’re one of, say, a million guys wearing a Yankees hat, that doesn’t show coolness. There’s no rebel streak there.
But if you’ve got your own thing going on, well, then you’ve got it going on, you hear what I’m saying?
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda was the 25th highest-paid pitcher in baseball last season.
That puts him two and three spots below Roy Halladay and Chris Carpenter, respectively. The latter are two of the best pitchers and from the looks of it severely underpaid if Kuroda is in the same neighborhood as them.
Simply put, Hiroki Kuroda, you’re good, but you’re not THAT good. You’re not $15 million good.
But I don’t think you’re the only over-paid player on this top-25 list.
Editor’s note: BallHyped plans on running salary figures and commentary after the end of each season because, let’s be honest, it’s rather fascinating to see the Yankees spend $100.4 million between four players and fail to make it to the World Series. By Erick D. Smith The New York Yankees spent close to $100.4 million [...]