Originally Posted by Golden Sox
In one of his books Bill Veeck said "that the future is now and five year plans usually lead to new five year plans". If the White Sox are going to sign Granderson, why not sign Robinson Cano. Jose Abreu and Brian McCann also. Adding these 4 players to the 2014 White Sox would put the team back in the Playoffs. According to the Sun Times article the White Sox have only $48 million committed to players for 2014. I've always been good at spending other peoples money so I'm all for signing these players.
The people who complain that the White Sox "don't act like a big market team" are the same people who complain about the large salaries owed to players like Jake Peavy and Adam Dunn. You can't have one without the other, people.
plus St. Louis and Milwaukee
plus NYC parks and Minnesota
plus PNC Park in Pittsburgh
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