Originally Posted by kittle42
How in the world can you think the Sox are on a better path? Look at the Cubs' minor league system. Look at the philosophy of tanking 2-3 seasons to be a ligit contender. Not that they will all pan, out, but those players are much more promising than anything the Sox have. We are treading water.
The Cubs can tank 2-3 years and still draw 39,000 a game. If the Sox tanked 2-3, we are looking at Expos-type attendance. I say this as a die-hard Sox fan, but it is the reality of being 2nd-fiddle in the city in terms of popularity.