Brian Giles recently turned down the chance to play for the Red Sox and I can't fathom out why.
On one had you have the chance to play for a world series title, in a baseball crazy town, with some great characters. On the other hand you get to stay in San Diego and play for a terrible team, in a lousy baseball town,without much future of getting better.
You say to No to that?
We are talking two months of travel. Two months. Evidently helping a team win a ring is not as fulfilling as plugging away with one of the worse teams in baseball. The team tried to give you away. They don't want you, they want you to leave. Take the hint, they are not going to pick up your option.