Originally Posted by rmusacch
I love rotoworld.com as much as the next guy but they also said that the Sox had signed Ponson three weeks before he signed with the Orioles.
I wouldn't doubt that Sox had a deal with Ponson worked out if Frank didn't exercise his option. Remember at the time Frank did exercise his option, Kenny was mad and said Frank prevented the Sox from making a FA pickup.
"You'll get one good pitch to hit. One good pitch. That's all. Don't count on more. So you better know the strike zone. And when you get that one good pitch you better hit it and hit it hard. Remember, just one good pitch"
-Ted Williams as told in The Teamates.