Originally Posted by Moses_Scurry
Unless the money spent on the stopgap prevents them from signing or drafting a long-term piece that they really want, why does it matter if they spend 5 million on AJ vs. 1.5 million on Geovanny Soto? If AJ's handling of the young pitchers accelerates their development in any way, it will be 3.5 million well spent.
Because it's $3.5 million. Do we know how good/bad Soto or any other bum like Buck is at handling young pitchers?
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."