Originally Posted by blandman
Well, he's really not $12 million this year, he's only $7 with money deferred. So we wouldn't really HAVE to move anyone, and then you can slot that money to replace Konerko's at the end of the year.
I mean, there's no point in discussing that now, because it's done. But it's certainly something that would have really helped this club at a reasonable value.
Agreed. . . though it would have come with the loss of a first round pick which I think the Sox feel is pretty valuable these days if they want to rebuild (or strengthen) the system.