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Why wouldn't a bunch of teams be interested in Teixeira is my point, I guess... moreso than believing what Boras is spouting.
The teams that need Tex are the Angels, the O's, the MFY's, the Giants, the Gnats, and maybe the Bosux. I can't think of anyone else that would need a 1B, enough to pay a minimum of 6/$120 mm.
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By the time those players are eligible for arbitration, shouldn't we be good enough to spend more on payroll anyway? The idea behind Teix is for us to contend quicker, putting butts in the seats, and ultimately raising the payroll.

That would also be true.

More time for MASN for kick in...More fans in the stands, etc...

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Why wouldn't a bunch of teams be interested in Teixeira is my point, I guess... moreso than believing what Boras is spouting.

I don't doubt that there are a lot of teams lining up for Tex, the part I don't believe is that Boras, or any agent for that matter, would eliminate teams from the running. The more competition there is for your product, the quicker and higher the price rises.

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