Kenny Williams stood in the hotel lobby as general managers started to leave, talked about his starting pitchers and said the $51.1 million fee the
Boston Red Sox bid merely for negotiating rights to Daisuke Matsuzaka had given him an idea.
"Instead of trading one of them, I'd rather post him," the
Chicago White Sox GM said. "If you can get that much for a guy that hadn't pitched here, what are you going to get for some of the guys in our rotation?"
full article here: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20061117/ap_on_sp_ba_ne/bbo_gm_meetings
I'm glad to see GM's realizing how this whole Matsuzaka posting thing is distorting the free agent market.