John Lackey Earns Big Offseason Paycheck With Postseason Performance

Posted: 23rd October 2009 by Adam Bernacchio in MLB
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Somewhere John LackeyÆs agent, Joe Urbon is smiling. He is smiling because he knows his client has earned himself a mega payday this offseason with not only his performance last night against the New York Yankees and in the entire postseason. If I was a major league GM, had money to spend, and needed a pitcherùI would open up the checkbook for Lackey who is a free agent to be. I am really a big fan of Lackey. And itÆs not because he ends up on my fantasy team seemingly every year. I think he is tough,á relatively durable, and he is uber-competitive. His Game Five performance against the Yankees should have told every GM what Lackey is about. When Mike Scioscia came to the mound with two outs in the bottom of the seventh and you saw Lackey say ôThis is mine. This is mine,ö every ...

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