How do small market teams compete for players in the offseason? By Dylan Gehlbach We now live in a world where Zack Greinke has the highest annual salary of any pitcher in the game today at a grand total of $147 million over six years, courtesy of the Los Angeles Dodgers. At first glance, this seems appropriate. Greinke won a Cy Young in 2009 with the Royals and was traded to the Brewers after the 2010 season where he was able to get some playoff experience in the 2011 postseason. Greinke is undoubtedly a good pitcher. He isn’t worth $24.5 million a year in a long term deal. His ERA since his Cy Young season… Continue reading
LAWRENCE — Former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda walked into the locker room Monday night after No. 5 Kansas’ 64-54 win against Texas A&M with a retiree’s perspective.
“Hey, you looked great,” Lasorda told Kansas coach Bill Self.
Self, on … Continue reading