Originally Posted by Foulke You
You guys are expecting the Sox to have a bench full of all-star players? The Tigers had utility guys like Ryan Raburn, Ramon Santiago, and Don Kelly on their bench last year and won an AL Pennant. Only one of these guys hit over .200 There just aren't a ton of teams out there that can stack their bench with expensive veteran talent. Most teams fill out their roster with young players and journeyman veterans. Guys like Dwayne Wise and Angel Sanchez.
Yeah, but the Tigers also had Cabrera and Fielder. We don't have that caliber of hitter in our offense anywhere. There's a difference between having a couple top notch hitters and filling in around them with young players and journeyman vets, and just having young players and journeyman vets.