It's pretty much the same rotation we finished the year with, which was more or less average in almost all categories (in fact, our xFIP in starting pitching
Assuming he continues to produce career slash line numbers (i.e. - .883 type OPS), I would predict that Harper will get well north of 330M and multiple
#3 is spot on.
You don't see the relevance in weeding out small sample size? Even if you negate that, he's still among the bottom of the pack.
Apparently he was worth some cash and a PTBNL. So your gripe is Cashman didn't extract that "value" out of him? They took the reasonable risk