Originally Posted by KyWhiSoxFan
I've never understood the rationale about trying to trade all the cheap guys who don't cost you anything and have upside.
Besides, with Floyd and Peavy signed, and the Sox already indicating that nine figures is the budget, they will need to jettison some of the bigger contracts to trade to fill 3B and other positions. It will be interesting to see what Hahn does with his first big trades.
I'm not saying that I agree with it, but it's what they've done in the past. I'm actually hoping they attempt to trade young cheap talent for young cheap talent. This is more my thought process since good fits just don't exist on the FA market at 3B and C.