According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

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According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

Postby davell » Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:24 pm

So? Is my first reaction. Can't expect a Boras client to cave this quickly anyway.

Second reaction is trading him coming off his 2018 wouldn't maximize his value anyway.

Third reaction, again, nothing to see here......

Fourth reaction, I am at least curious what kind of godfather package you could pry out of the Braves and Padres....

Fifth reaction, Kap is an idiot of the highest power, as he evidently brought up trading KB for Greinke lol.
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Re: According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

Postby jersey cubs fan » Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:30 pm

He's a 7 WAR player when healthy who has already made a ton of cash, so there is no incentive to finally have the "my family will be set-up forever" contract. $200 million is a pointless number without years.
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Re: According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

Postby squally1313 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:39 pm

I've got a friend of a friend (etc) with connections and heard a similar rumor...after the 2016 MVP season, 8 years/200m. So basically the last four years, plus the first four.
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Re: According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

Postby TBS Playoffs Insider » Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:39 pm

it was a 45 year deal wow
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Re: According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

Postby Andy » Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:58 pm

For everyone's sake, I hope his shoulder ends up fine and he doesn't look really stupid for turning that down after next season.
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Re: According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

Postby CP_414 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:11 pm

So they probably don’t give a horsefeathers about their AAV being more than $40 mil over the tax. If they gave Bryant 10 years at well over $200 then they are increasing his 2019 number by $10 mil or more. You don’t do that if you have to stay within $40 mil of the tax and have other needs.
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Re: According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

Postby NonProfitCow » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:13 pm

TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:it was a 45 year deal wow

The last 30 years of player opt outs make it really team friendly.
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Re: According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

Postby CaliforniaRaisin » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:23 pm

Cubs offering that makes sense. Kris turning that down makes sense.

Of course I have no idea how accurate Kaplan is. He was saying Maddon would be out if the Cubs lost to the Rockies and...
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Re: According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:25 pm

Boras insists on his client reaching free agency, news at 11
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Re: According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

Postby toonsterwu » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:31 pm

Transmogrified Tiger wrote:Boras insists on his client reaching free agency, news at 11


To be fair, Boras does prefer that, but there have been cases where if the player basically asks Boras to make a deal, he does. The most recent example is Strasburg wanting to stay with the Nationals, provided fair terms, which was obviously met.

Anyhow, I don't think this is all that significant. Makes no sense for KB to sign that now anyways.
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Re: According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

Postby Cubswin11 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:18 pm

Lol, Kaplan is a horsefeathering idiot
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Re: According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

Postby Old Style » Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:43 pm

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Re: According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

Postby Regular Show » Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:38 pm

It makes sense that they offer an extension to KB right now. It'll be harder to sign him once they offer an even larger amount to Harper.

I wonder how much the Nats offered to Harper. Did that ever leak? I know they've tried multiple times to sign him to an extension.
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Re: According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

Postby CaliforniaRaisin » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:30 pm

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Re: According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

Postby Banedon » Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:00 pm

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Re: According to Kaplan, KB turned down 200 Mill Extension

Postby shnsajax » Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:19 am

Regular Show wrote:It makes sense that they offer an extension to KB right now. It'll be harder to sign him once they offer an even larger amount to Harper.

I wonder how much the Nats offered to Harper. Did that ever leak? I know they've tried multiple times to sign him to an extension.


Its also why Boras won't let him sign that. He has to let Harper and Manny dictate Kris's contract not the other way around. Bryant could easily sign a deal in February, but not December.
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