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Seattle Mariners’ Carlos Silva Should Donate Large Chunk of Salary to Charity

Published by on May 6, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Seattle Mariners' starting pitcher Carlos Silva is making $12,000,000 this year, which is roughly 240 times the national average salary. Of course, that’s figuring the average annual salary in America is $50,000, which it probably isn’t. It’s probably closer to $40,000, but we’ll use $50K as the benchmark to give Carlos the benefit of the doubt.

Silva is currently one of the worst starting pitchers in the major leagues. He has a 1-2 record with an ERA over 7.00, and is currently getting his butt whipped by a light-hitting Kansas City Royals squad.

All this comes on the heels of a 2008 season in which the burly right-hander posted a 4-15 win-loss record, with a 6.46 ERA.

Perhaps th...

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