Unless Miggy starts up again with the drinking or domestic abuse, the FO would be beheaded in Detroit if they deal him.
Much more likely is that Miggy and Fielder cover 1B and DH in som combo, and that they deal VMart. VMart is much more likely to end up in Boston (and that's not very likely at all) then Miggy.
I repeat Michael Young in 2013 in Boston would be a big mistake unless we get some other things we want badly.
His EQ'd slash is: .272/.305/.364 with 7 HR in almost 600 PA's. That ****ing sucks. He's getting paid huge money as well, and he hits like an OK SS or catcher. This bum at 1B? Morneau would be a bigger risk but also much more capable of a really good year. Plus MY is a Texas fan fav - let them keep him.
Last edited by bagwell368; 09-20-2012 at 08:31 AM.
i say we just move WMB over there
Aviles at 3rd for 2013, Boegarts for 2014... WMB could still play a lot of 3B with 1st mixed in...
Davis or Morneau is what i think are the two most likely guys we may see. Davis would be a great get, i cant stress that enough. A young, power hitting lefty who plays solid D and walks a lot is perfect because in a couple years Ortiz will be gone and we will have no lefty power at all. Perfect fit.
Salty + Doubront
Salty + Aceves + mid spec
I really want to see this happen.
Moreland anyone? What the Rangers want for him? Half the Ks of Davis.
Eric Hosmer or Ike Davis would be my top 2 choices. Hosmer especially, if we are getting younger he'd be a perfect add for the team to build around.
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I think Hosmer is too hyped. Unless he hits .300+ with his fielding and unspectacular pop he wont even be an above average 1B.
Against lefties career wise:
Ike Davis: .219/.279/.367 (355 PA's)
Hosmer is: .228/.283/.305 (364 PA's)
J Loney is: .249/.303/.356 (882 PA's)
I am depressed that anybody finds either of these guys to be interesting options at 1B. The fact that they are both equal too or inferior to Loney I also find worrying.
Loney and Davis are probably never going to get better with the stick than they are now. Hosmer is younger, and can steal some bases, although his fielding is worse than the other two.
Trading anything besides BV's used rain poncho to get one of these (or similar or worse) "players" is really distressing. Signing them to any contract other then a Minor League one is likewise ridiculous.
If we sign/trade for any of these 3 guys (or anyone similar or worse), then it's time to hang out the "sub .500 sign" for 2013.
Last edited by bagwell368; 09-24-2012 at 11:50 AM.
you wouldnt trade Salty for Davis? I would. Its better than letting him walk in free agency next year, which looks like the probable course of action if he isnt dealt.
I'd rather move Salty as a piece for a SP, rather then one of several 1B available that are below 1B norms in hitting.
I don't get the reference to "righty heavy". Our OF is liable to produce near 80% of its PA's lefty. We'll have a lefty DH probably. I'd say a lefty at 1B is probably better for balance, but I'd much rather a really good bat of either hand, rather than a .770 OPS at 1B.