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YardBirds wrote:I still think he's Boston or Houston.... he would fit it nicely with the BoSox to make a dominant pitching roster...
Thats championship pitching... and with the way Boston is playing right now, may be his best shot for another championship.
With the Yanks completely healthy...
I just don't see the dominance in that rotation.
And Houston is where his heart is, and a terrible division.
waterproof wrote:In NYC, he'll never have to worry about not pitching a playoff game if he blows a few starts. Boston can run several guys out there before Clemens.
denicola_dominates wrote:he is waiting to see which teams are within reahc of playoff spots by early may correct?? is that why he is holding out so long, cuz if so, then of course the yanks is his best selection....
ScrappyDoo wrote:Maybe if he joined the Red Sox it would be the best rotation in the history of baseball. Im pretty sure he would be more interested in that maybe.
ScrappyDoo wrote:Obviously Clemens is one of the best pitchers ever. Schilling is a Cy Young caliber pitcher. Obviously Beckett is young, and Dice-K is a rookie. Wakefield is a pretty good #5.
Obviously its a big maybe, because it depends on Beckett and Dice-K's careers, but it might turn out to be one of the best in history when you look back 10 years from now, who knows.
The point is Clemens obviously wants to win a WS. And the Sox will give him the best chance.
buffalobillsrul2002 wrote:I'm a Red Sox fan, and I hope Clemens goes to Houston if he plays. All that him coming to Boston could do would be to screw up our chemistry in exchange for a little starting pitching depth. I really think we're fine with Schill, Beckett, Dice-K, Wakefield, and Lester as our starters with Tavarez and Snyder as injury backups/spot starters if necessary. There's no reason to pay $10 milion for a #4 guy in our rotation who's still risk. Although if you look at his stats, his ERA was 2.30 last year. That's pretty good....
Hmm, it wouldn't be horrible if the Sox grabbed him (and I'd like to see them grab him if they have to to keep him off the Yankees), but I also won't be too angry if they send him to Houston. Lester and Wakefield are fine at the back end of the rotation....
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