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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Reds agree with newly acquired Puig on $9.7 million contract

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds avoided arbitration with Yasiel Puig, agreeing with the newly acquired outfielder on a $9.7 million contract for 2019.

You know, this is rather disappointing, after everything claimed about Puig in the popular press.

QLE Posted: January 12, 2019 at 08:06 AM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: January 12, 2019 at 08:49 AM (#5804882)
I am not sure why this is disappointing? I mean, it would have been nice if he had signed a multi year deal and bought out this last year of arb, but, i dont think anyone thought he would do that.
   2. bookbook Posted: January 12, 2019 at 04:22 PM (#5804938)
I think QLE was hoping for bouts of immaturity and a shutdown owned by Puig. Instead, all they got was an amiable contract agreement, with very little entertainment value.
   3. Infinite Yost (Voxter) Posted: January 12, 2019 at 06:24 PM (#5804951)
I still think Cincy's broadcasters are going to have #### fits about Puig playing baseball while being a black Hispanic. Let me know if that doesn't happen, because I'll be shocked.
   4. QLE Posted: January 13, 2019 at 01:50 AM (#5805010)
I think QLE was hoping for bouts of immaturity and a shutdown owned by Puig. Instead, all they got was an amiable contract agreement, with very little entertainment value.


You are correct, especially given the sense of increased tension between labor and management generally over the last couple of free agency cycles.

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