Nats should show Strasburg the money
We start today with a hypothetical question: If nobody raised an eyebrow when JaMarcus Russell signed with the Raiders for six years and $61 million as the NFL's No. 1 pick, why do so many people get their shorts in a wad over the idea -- the very idea -- that Scott Boras might ask for six years and $50 million for Stephen Strasburg, the best amateur pitcher in the history of the baseball draft?
Or, to make a more contemporary comparison, take Matthew Stafford's six-year, $72 million ...
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