thomasps3 wrote:That is sweet. First, Theo goes for the value with Mantei, and now he goes for the best FA pitcher out there. If Pavano follows suit, you would have to like the Sox rotation vs the Yankees:
Javier or RJ
This offseason is really showing Theo's true colors, and is arguably one of the best GMs in the league at 30 years old
Re-signing a guy who was expected to resign anyway is Theo being a genious? I think he's a good GM but signing Pedro isn't that big of news. Not many really expected him to go anywhere else.
Also, who's to say the Sox are getting Pavano also? There's a decent chance of it but I just came across this at Rotoworld:
Brad Radke was close to signing a three-year contract with the Red Sox before the Twins upped their offer on Tuesday night.
Radke may only want to pitch two more years, so he had no problem accepting a shorter deal from the Twins. If the Red Sox really were that close with Radke, perhaps they're less serious about pursuing Carl Pavano than many believe. Dec. 10 - 2:24 pm et
The Yankees can just as easily have a rotation of:
Don't get to amped up yet...