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01-23-2013, 09:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Chardo View Post
If you sign the right guy, he becomes a magnet for other free agents. Mets did this with Pedro Martinez. One of the game's best signs with a seemingly hapless team. Other players take notice and wonder what's going on over there. Star tells his other star colleagues that we're doing this and this, and it's gonna be legendary, and you gotta get in on this if you can.
It does take that one player to take the plunge. I like your Pedro example.

Hopefully this offseason is the one where he actually greenlights Snow to go full bore for someone. I'd back the money truck in front of Corey Perry's house, that type of signing would be a franchise changer.

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