Originally Posted by TomBradley72
You're right, we'll always be "hand to mouth" until (some day) we actually have a consistent pipeline of talent working it's way through the minor league system.
If we had any LH relief depth in the organization, we wouldn't need to consider him a potential option for later this season.
We have almost nothing below AAA right now. A few years ago, we had nothing above AA.
Relievers are one of the few positions where the Sox have some quality below AAA.
As far as Sale's situation, I don't have a problem with it. If he continues to succeed, he moves up. If he struggles, he doesn't.