Unless we are the ones trying to acquire a closer, of course (not that that's a bad thing, just part of the result of driving a hard bargain)
To me, the real question is what if he wants to come over as a hitter only, with a smattering of games where he will start? Instead of coming over as
You guys are arguing the same point.
Francona seems to avail himself to an enlightened school of thought, more so than others...
Heyward is a bad deal all around, but I think if they could do it over again Sox would rather have had Lester than Price.
Right, but I just don't think he'd outright refuse to consider an AL team based on that smattering of ABs. Granted, I don't know the guy, how important
True, but from his perspective the only ABs that are guaranteed are when he pitches in games under NL rules. I don't think any AL team would guarantee