Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 8/25/12
Reported first by ESPN and then I saw the same report for John Heyman of CBS, the Dodgers have just claimed Adrian Gonzalez off waivers from the Red Sox.  That is the type of piece to the puzzle the Pirates would love to have.   But they would have absolutely no chance to sign him.  He would cost the Pirates as much as Andrew McCutchen, Neil Walker’s soon to be contract, and throw in Pedro Alvarez current contract.  I understand that more different teams in Major League Baseball  have won pennants and championships over the last 30 years than in the NFL.  With all of the facts that back this statement, I still can  not use the word Parody in Baseball.   By definition, yes there is parody.   Though, No sport should ever be allowed to have a team paying out as much as the Yankees and Red Sox then have teams pay out as little as the Pirates or Padres.  I understand that the major market clubs are not doing anything wrong, they are in fact following the rules as they are set.   I just ...
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