Do you suspect maybe there could be some sort of trade that would get the Pirates Lugo for the short term while the SS in the lower levels develop? I've listed Lugo's contract info below.
Julio Lugo inf
4 years/$36M (2007-10), plus 2011 vesting option
- 4 years/$36M (2007-10), plus 2011 vesting option
- signed by Boston as a free agent 12/06
- $1M signing bonus (paid 4/07 - 10/07)
- 07:$8M, 08:$9M, 09:$9M, 10:$9M, 11:$9M vesting option
- option vests with 2,400 PAs 2007-10 & 600 PAs 2010