Thread: Andrew Gross: Jim Schoenfeld interview
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05-25-2010, 12:00 PM
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Originally Posted by King Henrik 30 View Post
That same part confused me as well. In my opinion, it seems to me that they kind of have a set group of players they want to pursue. If those players aren't signed they will stay out of the FA market. It seems to me that they have a certain criteria of players they are trying to sign. If there aren't any players that fit their criteria, they won't make a signing.

Doesn't sound like our approach in the past, but I hope how I translated it is how they are really trying to approach the situation.
To me, it sounds like he's saying "We don't want another Redden/Drury/Gomez situation." As in, it's not fair to sign a guy to fill a role he isn't suited for and then expect him to fill that role.

I dunno, maybe that's just me, but if I'm right that begs the question: Are they actually smart enough to know that?

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