Originally Posted by Tombstone RJ
It's a little strange that the phins are willing to pay Ellerbe $35m (not sure how much is guaranteed) yet they already had a good MLBer in Dansby. This is how franchises fail IMHO. Dansby is a good MLBer but obviously the phins see something in Ellerbe that Dansby doesn't have. And then the big contract to Wheeler too.
Ellerbe is younger. They're setting the foundation for the next 5+ years instead of the next couple