Originally Posted by TaylorStSox
I think it was a combination of the Sox wanting to see what they had in Flowers, who had an excellent minor league career, and AJ wearing out his welcome with staff. Also, AJ was pathetic behind the plate last year.
That is pretty much it. Just because the move has not worked, it does not mean it was the wrong move. It was time to give Flowers a shot with everyday at bats. Handing AJ another contract was not the right move.