Originally Posted by flyer85
and not being in on him looks rather silly since they shelled out $30M for Chapman. Especially since the argument for all the teams that passed on him was simply they couldn't afford to sign him. ANY team could have afforded to sign him.
Maybe not "afford to sign him", I think it was more that they couldn't afford the risk of signing him.
But I agree with you anyway, watching the team shell out roughly the same amt of money on Stanton and seeing them pass on Porcello killed me.