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Old 11-03-2008, 05:17 PM
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Originally Posted by hellview View Post
Wow they spent a little on Danks and Upchurch...still doesn't change that year after year the Sox pinch pennies when it comes to the draft. They spent 4.6 million this year which sucks cause Beckham signed for around 3 million. They spent 2.7 million in 2007, which is the most pathetic thing I've ever seen.

There's a direct coralation between teams that go over slot and top farm systems. Boston, Yankees, San Fran, Nationals, KC and TB all spend and all have very good or coming up farm systems.

Spending does not cure the inability to develop talent, but don't let that interfere with your perfectly good delusion.
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