Re: Potential September call up
Originally Posted by dougdirt
Why would the give him Major League minimum for a minor league deal? He can be had much cheaper than that if as you say he isn't getting an MLB deal.
Because some other team may offer $250K or so on a minor league deal for the same reason. Keep him off the 40 man roster, but keep the depth in the system. If they just offer the going rate, he could just as easily sign elsewhere.
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