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Old 04-01-2011, 01:52 PM
KMcMahon817 KMcMahon817 is offline
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Originally Posted by DirtySox View Post
Rationalization. It really doesn't matter that they've hit on a whole two Cuban signings. Completely neglecting almost the entirety of the international talent available to them is inexcusable. An organization with the resources that the Sox have shouldn't get a pass in this area. The same goes for the draft and player development. It needs to be fixed.
I don't disagree with you. But, you could flip the coin and say rationalization the other way as well. I'd rather have a 130M MLB payroll than have a 90M payroll and the minors filled with a bunch of expensive international prospects.

But, I am not disagreeing with you. Neglecting a good portion of the world's baseball talent does not seem like a brilliant business plan.
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