June 21, 2008

Bench Warmers: “It’s called dead money,” says industry consultant Marc Ganis of Sports Corp. Limited. “It’s the single most illogical part of the signing of players.” And while it’s tough to figure a precise number – how much of the $126 million the Giants spent on pitcher Barry Zito, who was banished to the bullpen after a string of weak performances, would be considered dead money, exactly? – there is “far more” of it lining unproductive players’ pockets than there used to be, according to Ganis

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The Best-Paid Bench Warmers: In Pictures. (Forbes.com)

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