Carl Crawford not in the driver's seat?

Jayson Werth's mega-contract could limit the options for top remaining free agent OF

Originally Published: December 6, 2010
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Nothing in baseball is ever as simple as it appears. Remember that.

You can never count on A leading to B, let alone making it all the way to C. Remember that, too.

So let's just say not everybody in baseball is on board with the knee-jerk reaction to Jayson Werth's seven-year, $126 million, Richter scale rattler of a contract with Washington on Sunday.

And that knee-jerk reaction, you'll recall, was this: "Boy, that's great news for Carl Crawford."

Hey, ...

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