ofahn wrote:mthompson wrote:I am so sick of anyone that thinks going after one of the best players in baseball is a bad idea. Prince is a proven player and the money that he would get would be worth it and make us credible for free agents for years to come. If case everyone has not noticed, these 1-2 filler players that are past their prime do not woioles to be work!!! We have the money and this town needs the Orioles to be competative or we will lose a another generation of fans. Angelos has the money and this town has the love for the team to show up if we get a reason to. W e can sustain a 100 mill+ payroll,.
Prince contract: 6 years 140 million is reasonable enough considering what else we have put our money into.
roberts- 4y 40 mill
gregg- 2y 12 mill
gonzalez-2y 12 mill
that is 30 million last year that we got next to nothing out of
Put your money into proven commodity. Hes is a top 5 power hitter in the game and will pepper the warehouse.
......and all of this solves the question of filling the holes at 2B, 3B, LF, SP, and RP how?
There is no panacea for this organization's ills. But we have to start somewhere. Fielder could be the first step, actually seeing a doctor...
That said the contract to Pujols just kills it for us. I'd rather spend the money on Cespedes and Darvish. At least those two will bring some unknown possibilities generating lots of excitement.