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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:39 am 
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Jaime Garcia really would be a nice fit. Agree with everyone saying they ought to go after him, rather than Vargas.


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Andrew Cashner for the win

Would much prefer a strike-thrower


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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:42 am 
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Where do you guys think Arrieta lands and for how many years and $?


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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:03 pm 
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LTKfRGM wrote:
It might just be dumb luck, but I challenge anyone to name a team that signed as many WAR as these players gave, in the 2010s. All three were minor league or 40 man roster pickups:

RA Dickey
Marlon Byrd
Justin Turner (granted they let him walk before he became a stud)


I'm not sure but didn't they trade with the Orioles to get Turner?


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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:09 pm 
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LTKfRGM wrote:
It might just be dumb luck, but I challenge anyone to name a team that signed as many WAR as these players gave, in the 2010s. All three were minor league or 40 man roster pickups:

RA Dickey
Marlon Byrd
Justin Turner (granted they let him walk before he became a stud)


Maybe just a benign observation, but given this spans 2 separate front offices with VERY different philosophies (and really, 3 different if you note that the only reason the Mets claimed Turner was because Wayne Krivsky was an ass't GM at the time and was purportedly always a big JT advocate), not sure this means anything - not like there's a consistent philosophy being employed here.

As far as the overall point, I'd have to find 2 others but Detroit with JD Martinez has to be a contender.


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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:10 pm 
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piazzafan wrote:
LTKfRGM wrote:
It might just be dumb luck, but I challenge anyone to name a team that signed as many WAR as these players gave, in the 2010s. All three were minor league or 40 man roster pickups:

RA Dickey
Marlon Byrd
Justin Turner (granted they let him walk before he became a stud)


I'm not sure but didn't they trade with the Orioles to get Turner?


Waiver claim (thats how you know it wasn't this FO).


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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
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Where do you guys think Arrieta lands and for how many years and $?


That's a tough one. There has been no chatter on Arrieta at all. I think the Twins miss out on Darvish and then go after Arrieta. I'm guessing 4 years at 80 million but the way the market is going this year.....who knows? I think because of his poor showing early in his career at Baltimore, the AL East teams will stay away.


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Certainly sounds like a bottom-market/NRI type is all we're really looking at pitching wise. I wouldn't hold out for the Lynn/Cobb or even Garcia types:

https://twitter.com/AnthonyDiComo/statu ... 8167323649


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MarkJohnson>You wrote:
Certainly sounds like a bottom-market/NRI type is all we're really looking at pitching wise. I wouldn't hold out for the Lynn/Cobb or even Garcia types:

https://twitter.com/AnthonyDiComo/statu ... 8167323649

About this, I'm with him. Miley, JDLR, Liriano, Norris. I could see a good case, for this type.


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Matt Reynolds is going to be DFA'd for Frazier.


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HeyNowHK wrote:
MarkJohnson>You wrote:
Certainly sounds like a bottom-market/NRI type is all we're really looking at pitching wise. I wouldn't hold out for the Lynn/Cobb or even Garcia types:

https://twitter.com/AnthonyDiComo/statu ... 8167323649

About this, I'm with him. Miley, JDLR, Liriano, Norris. I could see a good case, for this type.


Bud Norris is purportedly one of the real bad guys in the game.

That plus being thoroughly mediocre makes me say he’s not coming here.


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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
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Matt Reynolds is going to be DFA'd for Frazier.


Is this a prediction or backed up by a report? Cause it's hard to tell the way you wrote it.

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