If the Korean SS seems like a good investment. We could back load the contract to coincide with the Cobb and Davis money over the next two seasons. Sign him to 4 year deal for 50 Mil. 3, 7, 15, 25? Would that get it done?
Either I've done a poor job of making my point about the orioles' view of the camp at Bowie in 2020 or you have missed the point completely. Either way, there is no point continuing this, as it is clear that you have your mind made up that everyone will be assigned to their 2019 levels. That's fine, you are welcome to your opinion.
You missed my point.
Traditional counting stats may not show actual skill or ability in a way that a deeper look might.
Maybe a player's slugging is impeded by the home stadium? Maybe the ball used in the majors would benefit a player with a good launch angle? Maybe a player gets called out on borderline pitches that ML umps won't miss? Maybe it is something as simple as an unlucky BABIP. You going to not promote a guy because his slash line is poor when his BABIP is 220?