mikhayl wrote:Why is it a foregone conclusion that Tampa won't try to retain him? Their new ownership group has shown that they are willing to open up the pocketbook (Baldelli & Crawford).
Yeah, TB would be daft not to. It's not like they've had many great starters fall into their lap like this. Leave Joe Kennedy in Oakland, Kazmir will be a Ray forever.
Unless, of course, Kazmir wants to join a contender. Then TB is out of luck before the wallet's out of the pocket.