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Old 11-15-2006, 10:49 PM   #34
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Originally Posted by Jens1893 View Post
Why is that insane? Donīt you think itīs fair that, unlike hockey, a team that wants a player has to properly compensate the other team for allowing the player to get out of his contract? Itīs a common thing here.
Yes, I think that's insane. $51 million just for the right to negotiate with a player is ridiculous.

This wasn't about fair compensation, this was the Red Sox overcompensating because of their never ending case of penis envy when it comes to the Yankees.
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