View Single Post
Old 12-16-2013, 08:54 PM
GoSox2K3 GoSox2K3 is offline
WSI Church Elder
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 2,010

Originally Posted by Noneck View Post
One never really knows about a prospect till he plays for awhile in the majors. Davidson will be barely 23 when the season starts, where he starts the season we dont know. I am not really too concerned about what will be seen in his 1st year. This coming year the Sox dont need players that will step right in because this team wont compete. Getting prospects is always a roll of the dice, some will make it and some wont. This kid has been touted so I guess that means his chances are higher than others. What the Sox are doing is getting a higher probability type of prospect to make the majors. What will come from it, no one knows but its really the only way they can go.
Yeah, maybe. But, isn't easier to just get a "I'm not impressed with him" placeholder comment in now so that you can tell everyone "I was one of the few people who told you so" if he does turn out to be a bust?

White Sox Baseball
# of teams with a longer playoff drought = 3:
San Diego (2006), Miami (2003), Seattle (2001)

# of teams with fewer playoff appearances since 1995 = 5:
Kansas City* (2), Toronto** (1), Miami (2), Washington (2), Milwaukee (2)

# of Sox seasons in the this decade that were arguably dismal failures = 4:
2011, 2013, 2014, 2015

Conclusion: Blame Sox fans for not showing up to enough games

* back to back AL Champs, WS Champs
** advanced to ALCS this year
Reply With Quote