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Old 01-21-2008, 08:55 AM   #6
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Default Re: Pirates looking at 1-year deal for Sanchez

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Originally Posted by ShutDown24 View Post
No one can have too many good seasons with the Pirates in their current state. Sanchez will be a superstar somewhere else if we don't get him locked up.
You know, I don't think so. He's already 30 and he's a line drive doubles-type hitter. Those guys' value falls off pretty quickly as they get older. I like him, and he's a good ball player, but it took him too long to get to the top. Once every third drive into the gap becomes a rainbow fly out, and instead of hitting .320 he's hitting .270, you can replace him with a younger guy for less money if you don't have him in a long guaranteed contract.
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