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Patience [with young players] Pays

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I don't think I have to explain why this is relevant on a Giants site. The potential reward for sticking with a young, cheap, cost controlled guy is huge - even if he only turns into an average player (~2 WAR) or a bit less, at $400K, that's a very nice surplus value you're getting. Why some people don't understand this is beyond me. But, this is the Giants, so we'd still rather give a veteran the chance to fail than a young guy, despite the young guy having a much higher potential reward if he works out....

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