Re: RS have done Nothing!
posted at 12/31/2011 11:18 AM EST
In Response to RS have done Nothing!
[QUOTE]Seems to me that BC is creating the perfect storm for Valentine to fail. His only somewhat major move was to acquire Bailey who is supposed to replace Pap. sorry but, as much as I disliked Pap, Bailey is no Papelbon, and can he pitch in Boston? His record agaisnt the ALE says no. Madson would have been a much better choice already pitching for a championship team, in a larger market. Bailey pitched for the A's remember. We did get the steady Nick Punto, utiltiy man deluxe, but we already had one of those who could hit for power. Not any more. I wish Jed well. Then there's Sweeney, had to let Reddick go to get him along with Bailey, then we learn Kalish is on the shelf. Brilliant there BC. I'd have rather they re-signed Nancy to a one or two year contract, at least we would know we were going get some HR's from the RF position. Could have signed Andruw, who was a superb fit for the RS, and would have kept him from hurting us as a Yankee. But no, Sweeney made more sense. What does Ben do now that Kalish is out? Go get another LH RF to platoon with Sweeney? And still, BC has done nothing to address the major deficiency with this team, the starting rotation. If he tries to fill those 4 and 5 slots with Bard, Aceves, and Miller, this team is destined for the cellar in 2012. Bard cannot come right out of the gate pitching every 6th day. He needs a year of spot starting to get used to the grind and strengthen his legs. Aceves can go into the rotation because he did just that last year, although woefully. Miller is just all over the place....made a huge mistake not re-signing Bedard. Now, if the RS do go out and sigh Jackson, or Oswalt, or even Kuroda, which could mean 12-15 more wins, it could make a diffence between 5th or 1st. And re-sign Wake, that's another guaranteed 8-10 wins.
Posted by Alibiike[/QUOTE]
Posters like you make me sick. Nothing is ever good enough for morons like you. Always complaining. The Redsox spent serious money last year and will get great years from AGon and Crawford ( yes CC will bounce back ). Pedroia, Ells, Papi and Youk round out a great offense. Kalish will take over RF in May and Lavarnaway will be waiting for his chance. If Clay bounces back and Aceves gets penciled in as 4th starter the rotation will be fine. The bullpen could be filthy if Bard stays down there. The bench looks solid with Punto, Aviles and Shoppach. Add another dependable arm and lets rock. Lord go elsewhere if you have no faith. Theo could use more fans.