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The Aaron Harang deal is done: two-years, $12 million

Dec 6, 2011, 9:52 AM EDT

Aaron Harang AP

Jon Heyman reports that the Dodgers deal with Aaron Harang we were talking about yesterday is done: two-years, $12 million.

Fine enough. I like Harang and I think that money is pretty reasonable for a guy who pitched 170 innings last year and looked good for most of them.

But I do think it’s worth noting that Harang is the second pitcher in two years who the Dodgers signed after a make-good year with the Padres. Jon Garland was the guy last year. No one is ever going to look as good as a pitcher looks in Petco Park.

  1. Francisco (FC) - Dec 6, 2011 at 9:53 AM

    No one is ever going to look as good as a pitcher looks in Petco Park

    Except possibly Miami… I wonder if they going to go all Caddyshack II and give bonus runs for hitting the Dolphin Carrousel on a HR.

    • Matthew Flint - Dec 6, 2011 at 10:15 AM

      Craig, I thought that a Caddyshack II reference was rewarded by an automatic 48 hour ban from commenting and breathing. Do we not enforce the rules anymore? Geez…jk but that movie sucked!

      • SmackSaw - Dec 6, 2011 at 11:30 AM

        There was a Caddyshack II? Oh yeah…

  2. 2r2d - Dec 6, 2011 at 9:58 AM

    if Harang can pitch as many years as he did in GABP without being destroyed I am sure he can pitch in any other park without having to worry.

    • Joe - Dec 6, 2011 at 10:47 AM

      Harang didn’t exactly thrive his last 2.5 years with the Reds.

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