Re: White Sox to Offer Largest Deal in Team History to Torii Hunter?
Originally Posted by edabbs44
$15 million isn't that much when you want to win.
Provided it's paid to someone who could actually help you win.
At this point, is there any dramatic difference between Hunter and Hamilton in centerfield defensively? It's looking like Hamilton has more offensive upside. Why commit $15M/yr for 5 years when you already control a guy who can likely give you the same thing in year one and certainly will outperform the free agent over the course of the contract?
Basically whomever signs Hunter will be paying him top dollar to decline.
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