Originally Posted by Jens1893
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.