Yoda wrote:acsguitar wrote:AcidRock23 wrote:Considering what the Sox shelled out for Linebrink, I am ok w/ the Cubs blowing some dough on Wood. It is a very low risk move. I think that his chassis is a lot more suited to relief work than to starting. I also think that his head will work better in relief. As long as they keep him out of the hot tub...
Actually its a very high risk move for a "decent" price.
Cubs total payroll was $100 mil in 07. $4 mil is 4% of their total payroll. That is peanuts and not something I would call a risk on a 25 man roster.
The salary isn't high risk but the player is. Is what I'm trying to say