Originally Posted by voodoochile
People wanted the Sox to match or beat the Mariners' offer? Really? WOW! I am shocked. I have a huge mancrush on Burlymon from the time he spent on the Southside, but that contract was nuts...
I'm not sure how Danks at 14.25/yr is reasonable, but 13.5/yr for Buerhle is nuts. We could have traded Danks for prospects and kept the superior pitcher.