Sox hope Flowers is a budding star

Sox hope Flowers is a budding star

There are 2 comments on the Chicago Sun-Times story from Dec 3, 2008, titled Sox hope Flowers is a budding star. In it, Chicago Sun-Times reports that:

Javier Vazquez arrived in Atlanta on Wednesday, but his official title still was enigma in the White Sox' starting rotation.

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soxbighurt77

United States

#1 Dec 4, 2008
Just finished Cowley's piece in the Sun-Times about the trade, and I hope he's right about Tyler Flowers. I admit I don't know much about him, though I'm correcting that right now. I'm more intrigued, however, by what the Sox plan to do next. I believe they'll trade Dye for some of the Reds young pitching, but I also think Kenny has his eyes on a veteran: Ben Sheets. He fits the Sox profile: Dominating stuff, plus fastball with movement, high strikeouts, has injury history so will take 2-3 year deal at slightly less than market. Everyone else is fixated on Sabathia, Lowe, Burnett, I've evn heard Andy Pettite, but not a peep about Ben Sheets. With Javy gone and Contreras leaving next year, you've only got 1 starter, Buehrle, that costs anything. Yet you have 3 solid startersin Buerhle, Floyd and Danks. Adding Sheets will give the Sox one of the better rotations in baseball, which is key when you're likely looking at a youth movement in the field. Plus, at 3 years, by the time that's done Kenny will hope to have one or two of the arms he's stockpiling to be ready for the big club. I wouldn't look for any free agent posistion players of any significance, as they're number one need, CF, is not represented in this years group.
Nada Surf

Mesa, AZ

#2 Dec 4, 2008
You could be right about Sheets...
I'd like to see it.
But today's news about Cabrera might have changed a lot of KW's thinking around.

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