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Old 07-29-2014, 02:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Domeshot17 View Post
Danks was probably the right call at the time, no one could predict his shoulder injury.

I am not saying they could not afford it, I am saying Mark Buehrle is not worth nearly 15 million per year for 4 years.

From 2008-2011 John Danks averaged 4.7 WAR, Buehrle averaged 4.3. Danks is 6 years younger and looked to be just entering his prime.+

If you want to hammer them on hindsight, sure. Otherwise, if you are able to predict baseball injuries accurately, you will be a very rich man.

The Sox made a baseball decision with their brains that did not work out. It happens to all teams. The minute Rick Hahn or Kenny Williams start thinking with their heart and not the brain, they should be fired.

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