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Should We Extend Bernie Carbo?


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Poll: Should We Extend Bernie Carbo? (15 member(s) have cast votes)

What should we do with Bernie Carbo?

  1. Let him play out his 1974 contract. (1 votes [6.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.67%

  2. Offer him market value of a 3 year deal at 140K/yr (3 votes [20.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 20.00%

  3. Offer him 10% less then market value for 3 years. (5 votes [33.33%])

    Percentage of vote: 33.33%

  4. Offer him a 4 year deal at 125K/yr. (6 votes [40.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 40.00%

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#1 SeanBerry


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Posted 05 November 2010 - 12:16 AM

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Should we extend Bernie Carbo and work on making him a long term member of the Red Sox. We are currently 96K under budget. Carbo is making 125K this season.

Please keep in mind that any deay struck would rip up his 1974 contract. So a 3 year deal would be for 74-75-76.

#2 shepard50

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Posted 05 November 2010 - 01:40 AM

I think it's worth locking him up. We are weak in the outfield and even if we get Rice and Lynn up and they are ready and productive, I am happy to have Carbo as a 4th outfielder/platoon and occasional DH.

Market Value, three years seems like a good deal as long as he stays off the drugs.

#3 SeanBerry


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Posted 05 November 2010 - 07:16 AM

By the way, this poll closes at 11:59 PM EST on Sunday.

#4 JMDurron

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Posted 05 November 2010 - 07:50 AM

I'm in favor of the 4-year, 125K per year option. Since we're including 1974 in the calculation, I want him through 1977 (can't expect his precise historical production, but he's rated well enough to be extremely useful), and that's a very reasonable price.