Originally Posted by LoveYourSuit
He signed Dunn at his peak. He was a long term piece.
No one can come here and say that it was bad signing at the time.
No one would have predicted the guy would forget to hit and get on base the minute he put on that Sox jersey.
He was NOT at his peak- Adam Dunn hit .199 post-All Star break the year before the Sox signed him- and had already been quoted as concerned about being in the DH role. Many reports had the Sox bidding against themselves on this signing.
In some ways- similar to the Billy Koch acquisition- Koch sucked post All Star break the year before the Sox traded for him.
No one could have guessed Dunn would be as horrible as he has been- but there were plenty of warning signs-