Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Zack Greinke Does Math: $200M > $10

New Dodger pitcher Zack Greinke confirmed yesterday that money did indeed talk, in considering options for his 2013 team:

Zack Greinke, reflecting on his signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers this offseason, didn't mince words recently when addressing the motivating factor for his decision.

Greinke, who signed a $147 million, six-year deal with Dodgers, says one thing held sway first and foremost: money.

"I could play for the worst team if they paid the most," Greinke said in an interview with "If the last-place team offers $200 million and the first-place team offers $10, I'm going to go for the $200 million no matter what team it was."

So that's how we edged out the Rangers. Who would have thought?