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    Castillo's biggest attribute is his speed,...

    Castillo's biggest attribute is his speed, typically you dont give speed guys contracts to far past 32 years old, so a 5 year deal would great. The yearly money doesnt matter to the Sox, they have...
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    >>You make it seem like before Crawford and...

    >>You make it seem like before Crawford and Gonzales we never did.<<

    I make it seem? I could list every player and their contract but what's the point? Crawford was an easy, quick example of...
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    Depends on what you mean by "budgeting". Only...

    Depends on what you mean by "budgeting". Only giving out short term contracts has a ripple affect. It impacts more things then people realize. And Im not talking about just throwing good money after...
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    I agree about Ells, I wouldnt have paid him what...

    I agree about Ells, I wouldnt have paid him what the Yanks are.
    As for Cruz, like Ive said he wouldnt have been the only addition I made last Winter.
    Something has to change with the Sox, either...
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    I dont think you can spin Bill James's horrible...

    I dont think you can spin Bill James's horrible projections any other way, they were miles off. I question how well prepared some of these young players are, they appeared "rushed" to me, with less...
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    Look up JBjr's WAR right now, despite not being...

    Look up JBjr's WAR right now, despite not being able to hit he has that WAR right now, so thats of little comfort. Please refer to Bill James's projections for JBjr, WMB & Bogaerts. All off the...
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    I dont believe I said anything about the...

    I dont believe I said anything about the Playoffs. I said they should be competitive each & every year. That means a above .500 team, hopefully with a chance at the Wild card each year given the new...
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    Thats what every good Red Sox fan hopes for BUT...

    Thats what every good Red Sox fan hopes for BUT with their new philosophy of no long term contracts they pigeon hole themselves, something has to give or theyll live in the land of mediocrity for a...
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    If you cant see how their rushing prospects then...

    If you cant see how their rushing prospects then I cant help you. Look at their plate appearances vs previous players.
    As far as backing up something I say. I asked you to back something up first...
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    You arent understanding how a Qualifying offer...

    You arent understanding how a Qualifying offer works if you think the Red Sox actually wanted Drew back all along. It is a formality that teams use to get compensation for a player, it has nothing to...
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    Dont blame him for agreeing with me. The Sox knew...

    Dont blame him for agreeing with me. The Sox knew that JBjr wasnt anything like Ellsbury, not sure where youre getting your info but people saw enough of Jackie's ups and downs to know he was no...
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    Its not just the money. When you have someone...

    Its not just the money. When you have someone like Larry Lucchino spiuting off about how much smarter they are then the Yankees and how they figured out you dont have to give out long term contracts...
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    I agree. I have mentioned Cruz several times in...

    I agree. I have mentioned Cruz several times in other posts. David Ortiz himself said he went to management and begged them to sign his friend Cruz, who has crushed many a HR this year and signed for...
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    I have no idea what you're trying to say, what...

    I have no idea what you're trying to say, what point you're making.
    I have been a fan since apprx. 1970, so nearly as long as you. But that has little bearing on this discussion.
    If you're ok...
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    I couldnt agree more. People need to learn to...

    I couldnt agree more. People need to learn to judge a team season by season and not give a team a pass just because they won a Championship. Has anyone asked how it's even possible for 1 team to go...
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    When I first read that it scared the H*ll out of...

    When I first read that it scared the H*ll out of me. Those teams may not have an Ace but how good are they really? Ben should hold his comments, wait n see if those teams make the Playoffs and then...
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    IMO they arent doing their research, though it is...

    IMO they arent doing their research, though it is impossible to know exactly what Miami would settle for it is safe to assume they would want a mix of MLB either ready or tested players & prospects...
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    Sandoval is a real option as the Sox have tried...

    Sandoval is a real option as the Sox have tried twice to acquire him But it will depend on how long of a contract he wants.
    As for RP's, there will be some good ones on the FA market: Neshek,...
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    I cannot see the Red Sox going after Tulo-...

    I cannot see the Red Sox going after Tulo- despite the fact he produces at SS like they like/want a SS to do. The reason they wont go after him is because of his contract, its way too long for their...
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    IMO they will go after Stanton, whether they will...

    IMO they will go after Stanton, whether they will get him or not is a different story. They have shied away from Cruz because of his past PED use but if they dont sign 1 of the Cuban Outfielders or...
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    Well said and I couldnt agree more.

    Well said and I couldnt agree more.
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    I'm surprised that people want to trade Pedroia,...

    I'm surprised that people want to trade Pedroia, he's struggling a bit this year but they didnt give him that long term contract a year ago to be traded now, just dont ever see it happening, thats 1...
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    Not sure if when a pitcher misses a year due to...

    Not sure if when a pitcher misses a year due to injury whether he's still a 10/5 guy or not but if he is then he does have a NT of sorts. They could probably get a good return on him but I dont see...
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    If pedroia could stop hurting his hands/fingers I...

    If pedroia could stop hurting his hands/fingers I think he'd still be a good hitter but....
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    IMO they wont move Pedroia and they love Lester...

    IMO they wont move Pedroia and they love Lester so I cant see him going anywhere Unless they think they cant re-sign him. They have to keep Lackey for protection should Lester leave. Peavy I could...
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