No thanks, I just couldn't see them pursuing Ortiz after being on the other side for so long. I also want to see Montero more involved in the lineup next season by splitting time at catcher and DH. That wouldn't be able to happen if Ortiz occupied the DH spot for most of the season.
**** that. we have other people laying claim to the DH spot pretty soon (arod, jeter, montero, etc.). no need to fill it with a one dimensional guy who has to be a DH when he have those guy possbily needing it soon
Actually....not to be a stinky fun killer here, but that lineup is old.
You're looking at possible regression from Jeter and Papi. Continued regression from Big Tex, A-Rod and Swish. Grandy played out of his mind this year, but can he continue it? You're counting on a rookie catcher who, while a monster, is still a rookie.
I'm sorry, but the only one in that lineup I fully trust to give me excellent numbers next year is Robbie.
Thing is, I love Papi, always have and always will, but the fac tof the matter is it is our collection of youth and aging veterans that keeps the Yanks from falling off too much. The thought of Papi dropping bombs on the creatures is drool inducing, but Papi is just too old and removes all lineup flexibility that Joe G. has.
It's a Steinbrenner move. Pure and simple. If it happens, it comes from Hank, not from Cash.
It does if you're trying to win now, and now who says we have to block him?
Montero could play C. He might not be a good one but he can play there.
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I'm actually going to agree 100% w Krixsong on this.
Ortiz on a short deal could be deadly AND clutch in the midst of that order. The Steinbrenners went against Cashman's wishes last offseason and signed Soriano as what is speculated as a reactionary signing in order to give the appearance that we were indeed active in the offseason. This move would pay far greater dividends if we are still using that mindset. In addition, it would probably signal the ultimate cadence to the on-going collapse of 'the nation.'
Boston Media is KILLING the Sox LOL!!!! They did it to Ted Willams, Yaz, Remember Jim Rice refused to talk to the Boston Media all of his career? Roger Clemens had a problem, Nomar had it on the way out the door. Pedro, Papi and Manny had their trouble. And now Beckett, Lester and Lackey and most of all Tito Francona, it's disgusting that the Boston Media would talk about his personal life, just because he didn't say it was his choice and take the heat off the Boston front office.
That's a bad sign for the Sox, when your heart and soul says he admires "the enemy" and how they are treated by their club and respect. And he HATES the drama on his own team and might keep him from signing there and he would consider signing with your worst rival! HAHAH!!
Bad days in beantown!!!
I beat CC will think twice about opt'in out and going to Boston!! He might opt out, but it won't be Boston..Or anyone for that matter, what a mess!!!