Originally Posted by cws05champ
I would not be a big fan of signing Salty....even though he didn't get a qualifying offer from the Red Sox. I would rather take a shot on a 1 or 2 year deal with Carlos Ruiz or bringing AJ back. I just don't think it's smart to get into a high dollar semi-long term deal with a Catcher who will add more K's to a lineup that can ill afford to have more.
If the move is for the next two years, it certainly should be a vetaran to help the pitchers along. K's shouldn't matter in the least because in 3-4 years when we're competing the lineup *should* be more balanced. Salty's young enough to still be here and be good.