Originally Posted by Corrosion
They have had a history of not making offers to FA's .... even those they want to keep , letting them make a visit elsewhere to establish their value expecting the agent and player to give them the opportunity to counter the offer.
Looks like in this case that strategy bit them in the ass.
This is a very dangerous strategy.
Hopefully Rick doesn't use this strategy when it comes time for the Cushing,Watt negotiations.