Originally Posted by JermaineDye05
Simply that the reason Hudson was on such a short leash was because the Sox were in the middle of a pennant race and felt more comfortable with an established veteran.
We rolled the dice and probably lost, maybe broke even. We panic'd, dealt Hudson for Jackson, and missed the playoffs. If we don't resign Jackson, its probably a significant loss. As is, you could argue the fact that we ultimately dealt Hudson and a Closer for Jackson because of the salary.
I like Edwin Jackson, but it was simply the wrong move.
Not expecting much out of Carter, but you need guys to fill the minor league roster.