So they have him under control for two more seasons instead of one. Makes a huge diff when it comes to surrendering a haul for a player.
Yeah his XFIP has justified his ace status the last 2 seasons.
The one thing i am not sure about is whether they re-sign him, they gave up quite a bit for a guy that could walk in 2 seasons.
But the Royals had one of the better farm systems in the majors (positionally and with the guys they have produced over the last 3-4 years) to that point, it gave them the luxury to pull off a move like that.
Saying that, this trade could bite them in the *** five years down the line.
Anyone think we will add a prospect or two with Dickey to TEX for a package of prospects? I would love to get something like Mike Olt, Leonys Martin, and Jorge Alfaro. Haven't heard Alfaro's name pop up at all but it'd be nice if we can get those 3 for something like Dickey and Mejia maybe?