Re: A's acquire Jed Lowrie from Astros
Originally Posted by CySeymour
Again, who do you want them to spend that much money on? That team's farm system was a mess, so signing free agents and losing draft picks makes zero sense. And their higher priced vets had reached the point where they were way past their prime.
Then don't sign a Type A free agent -- there were loads of other FAs that wouldn't require giving up a draft pick that would at least make the team more competitive while they rebuild.
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