*Bonus Post – simply because I loved how depressing this was for Phillies fans*
In an excellent article this morning, Baseball Prospectus wrote about the eight players they expect to decline in 2014. Among them were two Phillies; their freshly-minted $16 million starter AJ Burnett, and embattled closer Jonathan Papelbon – whose negative velocity trend spells imminent trouble. At least Philadelphia aren’t on the hook for $13 million per year through 2016 as Papelbon goes through his age 33-35 seasons though… What were you thinking Ruben?!
– Click on the photo to read the original post by BP.