Because he wasn't dominant enough as it was.
But Major League Baseball is also trying to be "compassionate," and is thus still not close to a decision.
Gehrig on going to Columbia: "I was seven years in the Freshman class!"
While Daniel Murphy would like to discuss a contract extension with the Mets, it looks like a foregone conclusion that he will test free agency after the 2015 season.
Braves outfielder Nick Markakis recently expressed frustration about how contract talks with the Orioles broke down over the winter.