Originally Posted by chunk
It still baffles me that we got someone with an ounce of value out of Jose, especially considering what we got with the Thome trade. I'm actually really liking this Hynick kid and think he can be a valuable #5.
This deal is completely independent of the Thome deal. The Thome deal was not done to help to the Sox, but rather to give Thome a chance at a ring.