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    • Sox trade Linebrink to Braves
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  • 12/3/10
  • 11chisox08
The Braves acquired Scott Linebrink from the White Sox for minor league pitcher Kyle Cofield, according to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports
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  • 12/3/10
  • SSHitman
Yes! Great news!
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  • 12/3/10
  • soxmania06
Wonderful news. I hope the Sox didn't have to throw in any money in the deal. It opens up a spot for Infante on the roster and salary room for others. Now get Putz and PK re-signed and we can call it a good offseason.
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  • 12/3/10
  • dunt2
Best offseason move yet
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  • 12/3/10
  • Viciedo4Eva
Gonna go out and say that in a few hours the story will be Scott Linebrink and CASH. The only question is how much.
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  • 12/3/10
  • 7mayor7
Agreed, but either way if it freed up $2 million it's still a good thing.
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  • 12/3/10
  • dunt2
Why do you expect there to be cash involved? Not like we are getting a blue chip recruit.
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  • 12/3/10
  • Viciedo4Eva
Nobody would take on 5.5 million for Liney. Lots of decent relievers on the market. If I had to guess, it would not surprise if they paid 3-3.5 mil of it.
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  • 12/3/10
  • ddog528
thank god he is gone. off-season keeps looking better and better
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  • 12/3/10
  • soxsince80
Because Linebrink f'n suxcks.
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  • 12/3/10
  • 11chisox08
Addition by subtraction. Hopefully freeing up cash for another signing.
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  • 12/3/10
  • dunt2
If they give anything over $2 M for him, this move is kinda ret.arded
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  • 12/3/10
  • GrindyDirtbag03
why? pretty much any AAA right handed power arm could replace Linebrink's numbers. Any money saved is $$$ going to someone else. This tells me they are REALLY trying to keep Konerko.
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  • 12/3/10
  • whitestsox
THERE IS A GOD !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  • 12/3/10
  • dunt2

So right now our bullpen is sitting at:

Sale
Thornton
Santos
Pena

and who else? Nunez?

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  • 12/3/10
  • danks50

If the sox net even around 2 million for Linebrink the Braves pretty much got fleeced. Take that money and invest in LOOGY that can actually come in a get a out in a crucial situation (Tim Byrdak was thrown around on the score yesturday) and this team is better off for it.

Scott Linebrink is basically only usable in mop up duty, and even then he's ineffective. Very happy he's gone!

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