Originally Posted by Brian26
That's the non-guaranteed Cubs philosophy right now that has them spinning their wheels after three years. Hahn's three acquisitions over the past five months (Garcia, Abreau and Eaton) have the Sox, believe it or not, closer now to winning a championship than the Cubs. Hahn is going for young, but major league ready, talent.
And Hahn's taking quality over quantity. The only throwaway trade he made was taking a rule 5 for Thornton. Even the Rios trade got us our super sub.**
And most refreshing, no declining veterans. And we haven't traded our prospects...and we shouldn't, as we don't have near enough and need to stockpile.
**And if the Sox see any hitting potential at all, they could send him to Charlotte, work on it for a year, and then come back in 2015 and see if he can take over for Alexei.