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02-21-2014, 10:17 AM
Puckett and Mauer are both great players, but what sets the two apart in my head is the "clutchness" factor. I have always thought of Kirby as a more clutch player. Probably because I haven't seen...
02-21-2014, 10:04 AM
I'm a Willingham fan, but there is very little reason to keep him around. Even if he slugs before the all-star break I suspect the trade compensation would be minimal, being a half-season rental and...
I think Miller would be great. Why would the Mariners trade him if they don't see Franklin as a viable SS option? My guess is they wouldn't, and I have little interest in Franklin as a SS project...
Didn't he play for the Indians in the 90's?
Is this the guy?
I like that they are keeping all options open. If this guy is really that good they are going to have to get out the checkbook though. I would imagine other clubs are checking him out as well.
Sporadic power - yes, nothing else is quality - yes, could be a productive player......maybe? He can't really hit with any consistency, strikes out too much, and is a liability in the field. I...
08-31-2013, 09:13 AM
This is a good point. Perhaps they could use a bullpen arm from NB for the stretch run. Dakota Watts? I guess there aren't all that many options.
08-31-2013, 09:10 AM
I agree wholeheartedly. If Pinto looks the part this September he could be a nice insurance policy for Mauer. It looks like we will need one, considering the concussion symptoms that Mauer is...
TR's strategy of staying competitive while rebuilding at the same time seems great in theory. But, depending on what year you would view as the start of the rebuild, you could say that his strategy...