Originally Posted by DJ's left nut
And if that $13 million could've been spread over 4 years to give the Royals the boost they need to get Anibal Sanchez? Hell, with time value you're really talking about $16 million. That's another $4 million/season they could've stuck onto an offer for Sanchez, who could be a true #2 starter for the Royals and for a fair period of time.
That wasn't going to happen. We weren't investing huge chunks for 4+ years first of all. Second, somebody like Sanchez, with a positive post-season in his rear view mirror wasn't coming to a team like the Royals.