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Old 08-16-2010, 11:49 AM
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Originally Posted by DirtySox View Post
Signing deadline is today.

White Sox likely being cheap per usual. The possibility of missing out on both a 4th and 8th round pick is kind of sickening. No compensation is given for either obviously.
I don't see the Sox being cheap here. 4th and 8th round picks shouldn't go for much more than slot, unless the Sox think they have a stud and go over just to sign them. If we were unwilling to go extra with a 1st, sandwich or 2nd rounder, then I could understand the accusation.

BTW - the Yankees went way over (4-5 times) slot for 2 later-round picks this weekend. That sets a really bad precedent.
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