This deal just confirms to me how crazy baseball is and how some teams are simply desperate to win. I think this deal will be considered one of the worst ever if it does not pan out.
Make no bones about it, I think this deal is a tad ridiculous.
Well, last night, Japanese outfielder Kosuke Fukudome and the Chicago Cubs reached a preliminary agreement yesterday on a four-year, $48 million contract.
The deal is subject to a physical, according to a person familiar with the negotiations who spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made. The agreement could be finalized as early as today.
I'll bet the Chicago media has a lot to say about it...