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Old 07-01-2013, 05:57 PM
Frater Perdurabo Frater Perdurabo is offline
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Originally Posted by soxfanreggie View Post
I'm all for getting something out of the Rangers for him or any other team that has prospects to spare and $$$ to spend on his contract. I like what Alex has had to offer since the start of 2012, but we are hampering out future keeping him. We don't have enough right now to succeed, and by the time we do, his contract will be up/about up.

The Sox will definitely take a hit in attendance from making these trades, but considering some of the salaries we pay, we can save a lot of $$$.
I like Rios, but he's not a fan favorite like Baines, Frank, Robin or Paulie. I doubt trading Rios (or any of the relievers) will result in fan backlash.
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