Originally Posted by JB98
I don't think it was a minor league deal. It was a one-year, $1.1 million contract. So, the Sox eat $1.1 million. I'm a little bit surprised by the move. I figured Boggs would be responsible for five or six April losses before the Sox wised up and cut him. I'm pleased they cut their losses now. It is clear he no longer has it and can't help.
I am pretty sure that Boggs' deal, which was a major league contract, was contingent on Boggs making the major league roster. Boggs didn't and the Sox are not on the hook for his salary.
It was pretty smart for the Sox to make that deal a contingent one.