The price of free agent pitching

Driveline Mechanics looks at the past two years’ free agent pitcher signings, using the new salary calculations available from Fangraphs. I don’t know enough about Fangraphs’ calculations to say whether this analysis is legitimate, but pitchers have been paid relatively more than position players ever since we first started tracking salaries at THT. As the Sabathia signing shows, this isn’t going to change anytime soon.

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