Hall, 28, filled in for injured shortstop J.J. Hardy in 2006 and had his best season, slugging 35 homers and driving in 85 runs, earning team MVP honors. After agreeing to move to centerfield last year, Hall was given a four-year, $24 million contract, at the time the biggest deal in club history for an everyday player.Obviously that has been surpassed by Braun -- and Sheets and Suppan have larger deals -- but I was rather surprised to realize that as of 2006, Milwaukee had never committed more than $24M to an everyday player. That hasn't been a really tremendous number for some time now.
Tuesday, June 3, 2008
Bill Hall has asked for a trade. Fine, I really don't care. This is not the NBA or NFL, he can ask all he wants. What struck me from the article was this: