- Aug 24, 2004
Why not? It seems the deal hinges on Bloom looking to combine 2 lower their prospects from LA into a single, better player in Graterdol; that his medicals completely devalued him shouldn’t vhsnge that initial outline.That's not reasonable if you're the Dodgers
That would be a significant downgrade for the Sox. Removing Graterdol’s perceived value (pre-medicals) from the deal would probably just make it easier to deal with the Padres. I also doubt Bloom/ ownership want a straight salary dump in paying Price less, and they certainly don’t want it to look that way.If its the Dodgers straight up the Sox already know the price and its not going to change. Alex Verdugo and they'll probably take more than half of Prices deal for Betts and Price. Friedman isn't adding a damn thing.