Here we go. MSNBC, that goldmine of sports rumors, reports that the Yankees are about to offer Pedro 4 years and $50M bucks. If that’s true, then I don’t see how the Sox match that offer, in any universe. And let’s be clear – this isn’t throwing Pedro under an oncoming bus. It’s Pedro jumping on the bus himself.
Again, if the Sox could get, hypothetically, a rising Pavano and an in-his-prime Hudson for a combined $15M + prospects, why would they pay 80%+ of that to just one Petey, and for four years at that?
It ought to be an interesting two or three weeks, just like last Turkey Day.