Originally Posted by blandman
They're not mutually exclusive! Having both guys would be a competitive edge. Something we don't have at any position, other than days Sale is pitching.
You can argue this point all you'd like but it seems that the Sox, who are already burdened by bad contracts, would rather not tie $50 into a slowing speedster whose on the wrong side of the 30 and would rather let their cheaper, 23-year-old LF continue to play everyday and see what kind of player he becomes.