Originally Posted by alnorth
However, ideally you'd like to see our books stay clear 4 or 5 years from now, to give us the maximum flexibility possible to sign/extend our own prospects to long-term deals. We give Edwin Jackson 60/5 and his career starts taking a dive 3 years from now but he's still collecting checks, he might cost us a chance to keep one of our guys.
I agree with this. I've actually never been real high on Jackson anyway. He's solid I know but I see quite a few Cardinals games and I saw a lot of less than impressive from him.
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