The 2018 Sodo Mojo Off-Season Plan
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Sign Carlos Santana to a 3 year, $48 Million Deal
First base was easily the most difficult position to fill. There were numerous options, and everybody has their favorite. Carlos Santana ultimately wins out, but we had numerous suggestions. The ranged from Eric Hosmer, Logan Morrison, and Carlos Santana, to a Lucas Duda and Howie Kendrick platoon. We even briefly discussed the idea of Jed Lowrie, Yasmany Tomas and Brandon Belt.
At the end of the day, Santana’s on base skills out weighed the power potential of Logan Morrison. Our own Dave Morris Jr wrote about what Santana can bring to the table. Along with his solid overall approach, Santana is no slouch in the field. If Nelson Cruz moves on in 2019, Santana is a natural fit to slide into the DH role.