Wednesday, August 26, 2009
It is tough to evaluate the Billy Wagner deal, as it is unknown who the players going to the Mets will be. As far as the other waiver deal, Alex Gonzalez gives the Sox a SS that they know will be solid in the field for a non-prospect. Assuming Gonzalez 2010 option will not be picked up; the Olde Towne Team is on the hook for approximately $.927M for a month and half, according to Cot's Baseball Contracts. To compare, they will pay AGone seventy grand less than Adam Everett who will do the same job for Tigers but over the entire season. We are fortunate to root for a team that can overpay to fill holes - Lowrie's weird injury - in the heat of the playoff race.
Rest In Peace Senator Edward M. Kennedy