Re: The Official 'Who Do We Protect from the Rule Five Draft?' Thread
Originally Posted by camisadelgolf
Baseball is a business. Which player has more value: Sam LeCure or Kip Wells? I'd be willing to bet that it's Sam LeCure. There is a long list of players who could replace Wells without missing a beat, so if they're going to let LeCure go, they should trade him before the rule five draft takes place so it frees up a roster spot and gains them a player with a Major League future instead of just $50,000-$100,000.
The player they could get for Lecure may be worth less than $50,000.
"All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it." --BABE RUTH
Having better players makes "the right time" or "the big hit" happen a lot more often. PLUS PLUS