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  1. Thread: Trade Ideas

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    That would be my preferred contract at this point...

    That would be my preferred contract at this point as well, perhaps the 6th year could be a team option that vests with conditions that could be met as long as he's healthy, like a reasonable number...
  2. As much as I would like to see them draft that...

    As much as I would like to see them draft that low again, I'm not sure I entirely see it. Mostly because I still believe in the improvement of our young players, whose improved play should allow us...
  3. Thread: Trade Ideas

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    Despair me is not a free agent so that has never...

    Despair me is not a free agent so that has never been an option.

    I'd be much more on board with a Hamels trade if I thought Amaro jr. could be negotiated with in a rational manner. But it never...
  4. Thread: 2014 Draft Class

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    Travis is a Junior. Surprised Ockimey got that...

    Travis is a Junior. Surprised Ockimey got that much over-slot.
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    I dunno, I think he's got a chance for a good...

    I dunno, I think he's got a chance for a good plus hit tool. And probably borderline plus arm as well. I like the pick a lot. He's got deceptive upside. Some of the best bat speed in the high school...
  6. Sticky: Red Sox expected to blow past their International...

    Red Sox expected to blow past their International Signing Bonus pool this summer, targeting mostly pitching.

    Article is behind Paywall at BA (Link) but here's a snippet about the Sox:



    Also...
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    I'm in for another year

    I'm in for another year
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    I can't see the Sox trading for Kemp at all...

    I can't see the Sox trading for Kemp at all unless the Dodgers are throwing in $30-40 million. Premium talent, but a lot of injuries recently, including shoulder and ankle surgeries within the past...
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    I just don't think they see Lavarnway as a full...

    I just don't think they see Lavarnway as a full time catcher for us. When Ross went down they decided to give Salty less days off instead of playing Ryan. I also think Vasquez needs more than a game...
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    On the other hand, if they technically didn't...

    On the other hand, if they technically didn't ask, then the FO technically couldn't reject them.
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    I don't disagree, but mostly because there likely...

    I don't disagree, but mostly because there likely isn't a player out there that will have a QO attached and be worth it. They should have at least one supplementary pick this year (from Ellsbury),...
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    I'd actually pitch Buchholz in Game 3 I think....

    I'd actually pitch Buchholz in Game 3 I think. Lackey's pitched better at home and assuming we get home field to start the ALDS, I'd want Lackey in Game 2 and Buchholz in Game 3, whose pitched well...
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    Maybe they think he might be able to play 3B/OF....

    Maybe they think he might be able to play 3B/OF.

    Or maybe it's just Boras being Boras and Heyman helping out.
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    Heyman connects big market team to a Scott Boras...

    Heyman connects big market team to a Scott Boras client. News at 11.
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    That's funny considering the Japanese leagues are...

    That's funny considering the Japanese leagues are considered much more consistent and professional compared to the Cuban leagues, where you have guys of so many different talent and skill levels...
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    Entirely possible, especially for a guy with...

    Entirely possible, especially for a guy with "fair bat speed" and an unorthodox swing with a double toe tap. Unfortunately, it's just the risk you take with these types of players. The same people...
  17. Thread: Koji Uehara

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    Strangely enough, now Speier is also reporting...

    Strangely enough, now Speier is also reporting that Uehara has an option for next year that should vest:
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    I don't see what a Japanese pitcher has to do...

    I don't see what a Japanese pitcher has to do with signing a Cuban 1B, but okay. They were also heavily involved in the Cuban pitcher Gonzalez market and reportedly came close to landing him before...
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    Quick scouting report on him from earlier this...

    Quick scouting report on him from earlier this year in the WBC



    http://www.baseballamerica.com/majors/world-baseball-classic-top-10-prospects-2/
  20. Thread: Koji Uehara

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    I know he doesn't yet have 6 years of service...

    I know he doesn't yet have 6 years of service time in the majors, but did he have a clause in his first contract that granted him free agency once it was done?

    I only think of this because b-ref...
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    Even IF they trade JBJr., and so far there's no...

    Even IF they trade JBJr., and so far there's no news that they have/will, I don't get why people automatically assume that means they're bringing Ellsbury back. There are other options.
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    "Veteran presence", "Proven Player", etc.

    "Veteran presence", "Proven Player", etc.
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    Who is Chris Cotillo and why does he look like...

    Who is Chris Cotillo and why does he look like he's still in high school? I can't take him seriously.
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    Or, conversely, how low you view Brentz, a player...

    Or, conversely, how low you view Brentz, a player I'd be more than happy to give up in a trade. I would jump at that package, personally, and would expect one more lottery-type player would need to...
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    BA published a new Scouting Report on him today, ...

    BA published a new Scouting Report on him today, here: http://www.baseballamerica.com/majors/miguel-alfredo-gonzalez-scouting-report/.

    It's behind a Paywall so I won't spoil everything, but here...
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