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petekat
03-13-2004, 12:16 PM
Ok-this is only ESPN Chatterheads but.....


sports.espn.go.com/mlb/spring2004/columns/story?columnist=kurkjian_tim&id=1756709


especially if the Reds pick up some of the $$$?

Railsplitter
03-13-2004, 12:46 PM
Hasn't Griffey Junior been bothered by injuries since he left Seattle?

Mohoney
03-15-2004, 01:10 AM
Please, God, let it happen.

JoseCanseco6969
03-15-2004, 01:24 AM
No way! I really dont think we're in a position to take such a huge gamble on such an injury prone, washed up former all star. If he was tradable for prospects and restructured his deal tremendously, then maybe id change my stance. But i think id rather take my chances with rowand and see what he can do on an every day basis.

soxtalker
03-15-2004, 07:56 AM
I wouldn't be very happy about such a trade. Too much money and a gamble with injuries. Much of the money is deferred, which means this will be hanging over our heads for a long time. I'd rather roll the dice with the younger players we have than take this gamble.

Deadguy
03-15-2004, 08:32 AM
I'm all for it. Considering how much money is deferred, it is not really that much of a gamble, since the Sox are only required to pay him 6 million/year in the present.

I'm just curious if this contract is covered by insurance, so that if Griffey doesn't play a certain percentage of games in any particular year (say 75%), if we are still on the hook for the entire salary.

Hangar18
03-15-2004, 11:46 AM
I would take a Cheap KenGriffey as our Designated Hitter,
with Rowand in Center. Only if we can move Konerko.
man.....We would have a very fearful lineup ......
Harris, Rowand, Thomas, Ordonez, Griffey, Lee, Valentin