(7. 1. 2019, 21:07:01, Beyond the Boxscore)
For a team who has never spent before, a Machado signing would be totally and always justified, no matter their arc on the rebuild.
There are only three teams that have a smaller Largest Contract Ever than the Chicago White Sox, and those are the Oakland Athletics, whose biggest deal was for Eric Chavez
in 2005 for six years and $66 million, the Pirates, who signed Jason Kendall
for $60 million, and the Cleveland Indians, who signed Edwin Encarnacion
(and then traded him) for $60 million. That makes it kind of odd that the White Sox are considered one of three finalists in the Manny Machado
sweepstakes, but considering all of the context, it makes it perfectly reasonable (více...)