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Old 10-25-2013, 10:34 AM
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
That doesn't make any sense, it's not like money saved in 2014 will be earmarked for some magical date down the line when people think the Sox will be good enough to compete again, frankly, this team already has one of the better pitching staffs in the American League, the Sox need to find the pieces to be competent offensively and they can very competitive soon.

The 2012 team had an Expected W-L of 88-74 with a worse pitching staff that the 2013 team did.
I am saying that if they basically announce that they are not in a competitive state (as they did last year - I mean, it came from Konerko, but still), then there is no point to acquiring aging guys for that much cash.

They didn't do it at all last year (Keppinger was multi-year and I think they thought they had something), so my theory is kinda correct there.
Ridiculousness across all sports:

(1) "You have no valid opinion because you never played the game."
(2) "Stats are irrelevant. This guy just doesn't know how to win."
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