I’m going to say something that’ll sound controversial and I may be dunked on for saying it. However, I think it must be said: In recent days, I’ve started to lean towards not re-signing Robbie Ray.
This isn’t a slight on Robbie, hell, if it’s announced tomorrow that Robbie Ray signs a contract long-term, I’ll be over the moon halfway to the planet Pluto.
So that begs the question, what the hell am I talking about?
Well, I’ll give you one word: Sustainability.
At this point, the word sustainable has likely become my most written word on this site. It sounds crazy that losing Robbie Ray, a Cy Young nominee (and probable winner) helps the organization’s success stay sustainable, but hear me out.
If you don’t follow me on Twitter, you’ll know I’m an Oilers fan (#LetsBrennanWriteForOilersNation). In four years’ time, Connor McDavid’s contract will be expiring. If you aren’t a hockey fan, Connor McDavid is like Mike Trout, that’s to say that he’s the best player in the game’s history.
Despite this, if McDavid decides to sign elsewhere before Edmonton trades …
Author: Brennan Delaney / Blue Jays Nation