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#121 Vanimal46

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Posted 16 February 2018 - 09:47 AM

SP Jason Vargas signs a deal with the New York Mets. Contract terms aren't posted yet on MLBtraderumors.com


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Posted 16 February 2018 - 10:48 AM

Wasn't sure where to post this but just some food for thought:

 

Ohtani is trying to become the first 2-way star since Babe Ruth. Ohtani is 23. 

 

100 years ago, Babe Ruth was 23. 

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Posted 18 February 2018 - 02:15 AM

Hosmer signs with the San Diego Dads. 8/$144 that's front-loaded. $20 MM AAV for the first 5 years, and $13 MM AAV for the last 3 years of the contract.

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Posted 18 February 2018 - 08:41 AM

 

Hosmer signs with the San Diego Dads. 8/$144 that's front-loaded. $20 MM AAV for the first 5 years, and $13 MM AAV for the last 3 years of the contract.

I wonder if this will become the new norm for contracts.Making it much easier to cut ties in the last couple of years and just eat the money.Player gets paid either way, but more protection for the club if the player is real bad for a couple of years.


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Posted 18 February 2018 - 10:24 AM

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#126 Mike Sixel

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Posted 19 February 2018 - 08:35 PM

Without injuries, the Sox and Yankees are very likely in the playoffs, as are the Clevelands... That means there is really only one spot available, must likely. Gonna be tough.

It's been a fun year so far, GO Twins. 


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Posted 19 February 2018 - 09:35 PM

JD Martinez struck a deal with the Red Sox with a 5 year, $110M with two opt-outs included. Seems like a pretty reasonable deal to me for the production Martinez has been able to bring with his bat.

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Posted 20 February 2018 - 04:32 AM

Chris Tillman and the Orioles have agreed to a one-year deal for $3mil + $7mil in incentives.

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Posted 20 February 2018 - 01:22 PM

Chris Tillman and the Orioles have agreed to a one-year deal for $3mil + $7mil in incentives.

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Posted 20 February 2018 - 01:34 PM

4:32 AM????


Traveling and a time zone change threw off my clock so I was doing some reading. ;)
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#131 Mike Sixel

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Posted 21 February 2018 - 01:02 PM

Gomez to the Rays, for not much money......

 

They dealt an OF, for prospects, and signed a FA to replace him. I love how they do things sometimes.

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Posted 21 February 2018 - 01:23 PM

 

Gomez to the Rays, for not much money......

 

They dealt an OF, for prospects, and signed a FA to replace him. I love how they do things sometimes.

 

4M?Wow, I'd have happily done that as a fourth OF and DH option.

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#133 Mike Sixel

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Posted 21 February 2018 - 01:36 PM

 

4M?Wow, I'd have happily done that as a fourth OF and DH option.

 

yup. Oh well.

 

I really can't understand how someone didn't offer him 6-8MM....

It's been a fun year so far, GO Twins. 


#134 Vanimal46

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Posted 21 February 2018 - 02:22 PM

Looks like the D-Backs found their JD replacement.

They traded for Tampa OF Steven Souza in a 3 team trade with the Yankees. The Rays received 2 prospects back - LHP Anthony Banda from Arizona, and 2B Nick Solak from NYY.

Florida baseball teams suck.

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#135 nicksaviking

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Posted 21 February 2018 - 02:28 PM

 

4M?Wow, I'd have happily done that as a fourth OF and DH option.

 

I would have too, but I'd guess being a 3rd OF was more appealing to him. Not sure if that'll happen with the Rays, but it's probably more likely.

 

In my opinion the affordability of corner outfielders is all the more reason to trade Kepler if someone is over-valuing him as reported.

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Posted 21 February 2018 - 10:05 PM

 

I would have too, but I'd guess being a 3rd OF was more appealing to him. Not sure if that'll happen with the Rays, but it's probably more likely.

 

In my opinion the affordability of corner outfielders is all the more reason to trade Kepler if someone is over-valuing him as reported.

 

I see the reasoning on his end, but we could've given him regular at-bats without much issue.But coming back to Minnesota may have been tough on him too.

 

He also has an unfair rep attached to him about being a bad sport.

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#137 Shaitan

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Posted 21 February 2018 - 10:09 PM

Gomez & Span in the same outfield again...for now.


#138 Mike Sixel

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Posted 22 February 2018 - 11:56 AM

Looks like the Rays might have an injured Honeywell on their hands....

It's been a fun year so far, GO Twins. 


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Posted 22 February 2018 - 12:00 PM

https://www.cbssport...pring-training/

 

The Honeywell injury.

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#140 bdodge22

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Posted 22 February 2018 - 12:15 PM

Ex-Twins Note:

 

With their Jabari Blash acquisition, the Angels have transfered Alex Meyer to 60-day DL because of surgery to repair right shoulder labrum.

 

https://www.mlbtrade...ash-angels.html