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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:46 pm 
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Should've waited and signed CarGo (the Rockie). Probably could get him easily for a similar deal to Frazier.

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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:07 pm 
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Do the Mets cut A-Gone and sign Duda if his price has dropped into the 1 year, 5 or less million range?


Duda's reportedly with the mets in spring training. If A-Gon (A-Gone, LOL) gets hurt I could see it.

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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
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thebull wrote:
Do the Mets cut A-Gone and sign Duda if his price has dropped into the 1 year, 5 or less million range?


Duda's reportedly with the mets in spring training. If A-Gon (A-Gone, LOL) gets hurt I could see it.


I could see that to but if given a choice I would rather sign another reliever and just platoon Flores and Smith.


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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:31 pm 
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MarkJohnson>You wrote:
DiComo makes his first OD Roster prediction.

He has them going with only Nimmo as an OF backup and 8 relievers: the big 4, plus Montero, Robles, Sewald and Matt Purke.

I hope we are still searching for relievers.


He seems to be predicting based off everyone but Conforto being healthy (which won't happen) so I am a bit surprised he has Wheeler in the minors. I would think Wheeler would be in the rotation, Lugo would be in the bullpen and Gsellman and Purke would be in the minors.


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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:32 am 
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The Mets will send a scout to Tim Lincecum’s showcase Feb. 15, outside Seattle. Lincecum, 33, did not pitch in 2017 and last pitched in the majors in 2016 with the Angels.


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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:26 am 
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LTKfRGM wrote:
thebull wrote:
Do the Mets cut A-Gone and sign Duda if his price has dropped into the 1 year, 5 or less million range?


Duda's reportedly with the mets in spring training. If A-Gon (A-Gone, LOL) gets hurt I could see it.


He is?! Yikes.


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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:11 am 
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The Mets will send a scout to Tim Lincecum’s showcase Feb. 15, outside Seattle. Lincecum, 33, did not pitch in 2017 and last pitched in the majors in 2016 with the Angels.


Just to update- Kernan was the source of this an an hour after posting it, he was told by Mets they will NOT send a Scout after all.

Keeping their track record in tact. No matter the person, I believe we’ve attended exactly one of these “scouts showcases” in the Sandy era: Tim Tebow.


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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:25 am 
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I don't think Duda can just show up and hang out with the team.

They'd have to sign him.

And I doubt they'll pay him a quarter until they're certain they can't get the same production out of Gonzalez for a nickel.



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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
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I would hope neither Duda, nor Gonzalez was around by April.

That said, I am not a big fan of bringing Duda back, but I would prefer him 10 times to 1 over Gonzalez.

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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
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I don't think Duda can just show up and hang out with the team.

They'd have to sign him.

And I doubt they'll pay him a quarter until they're certain they can't get the same production out of Gonzalez for a nickel.



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He may not be able to practice with the team but he can, and apparently did, show up and say hi.

https://nypost.com/2018/02/06/juan-laga ... %20buttons

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Free agent Lucas Duda was spotted at the camp although he did not participate with the Mets’ players.

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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
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Well what else is he going to do at this point until 'free agents camp' gets underway?


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 Post subject: Re: The 2017-2018 Offseason News Thread
PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:49 am 
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Some optimism by @keithlaw on the Mets system.


https://twitter.com/mikemayerMMO/status ... 96/photo/1

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