Troy Loney wrote:Rocco wrote:Troy Loney wrote:Ugh, Brewers signed Lohse....it would have been nice for the pirates to commit some more money to the rotation.
The money wasn't the problem. Signing Lohse means losing a first round pick.
Wouldn't the pirates pick be protected?
Only top 10 picks are protected. Their compensation pick for not signing Appel would be fine but their regular pick would be lost.