Originally posted by DaWolf
I believe he's wrong about Sweeny declaring his out clause after this season. We've got 2 seasons to finish at least .500 before that clause gets triggered, IIRC...
You are correct. We have both '03 and '04 to reach .500, and some folks believe Sweeney may decline to use his out if we seem close in '04.
A year ago I thought it was all but a sure thing he'd leave, that we were too far off, and I suggested cutting our losses and trading him now. After watching the team through spring training and then early in the season, however, I'm starting to believe otherwise. I think this can be a .500 team next year.