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10-02-2012, 10:29 AM
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MLB off-season news and notes thread (Yankees re-sign Ichiro)

Basically the thread for news, rumors, small transactions, etc.

For big trades, signings and hirings, they get a thread.

Jim Duquette ‏@Jim_Duquette
#Indians fans, In case you missed it yesterday, Francona's interview is Friday in Cleveland. Its his job to lose.

I really have a hard time believing Francona is going to settle for a team that appears to be far away from contending.


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They are moving the fences in at Safeco Field.

http://seattle.mariners.mlb.com/news...s_sea&c_id=sea

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Hiring Tito would be a move in the right direction for Indians.

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Unless Francona is taking a paycut, it's nothing but a smokescreen.

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francona is good with veteran teams and smoothing big egos.

hard to see how he would fit in cleveland.

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Dodgers will go for Zack Greinke.

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@Buster_ESPN: "Marlins are aggressively seeking a replacement for Ozzie Guillen. Will they wait to find someone before firing him? We'll see."

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@Buster_ESPN: "Marlins are aggressively seeking a replacement for Ozzie Guillen. Will they wait to find someone before firing him? We'll see."
Miami would be a perfect fit for Bobby V

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We have to wait til November 2 to see all the new changes in Houston incuding uniforms, logos, colors, and mascot. I guess my reddish Astros shirt will be awesomely retro next season?...

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Sandberg will the Phillies 3rd base coach. If he doesnt take a job this year he will probably be their manager in 2014.

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Dodgers will go for Zack Greinke.
I could see him signing there and then realizing he hates it.

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Miami would be a perfect fit for Bobby V
I don't think so

He wouldn't be perfect anywhere...is he going to take unwarranted shots at the Mets or Nats?

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Miami would be a perfect fit for Bobby V
Yeah,no. Loria already tried to get him last offseason & things broke down. Marlins need stability, Bobby V is the last person to offer that.

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Bobby will never manage in the majors again.

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Yeah,no. Loria already tried to get him last offseason & things broke down. Marlins need stability, Bobby V is the last person to offer that.
Stabilty ,, How about sticking with a manager for more then 1 yr

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Why on earth would any MLB team hire Bobby V at this point?

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Surely MLB has its own version of the Islanders.

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I cant see Bobby V managing again.

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Pirates.

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The Angels are going to decline Haren and Santana's options. I don't see them getting outbid for Greinke.

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I could see him signing there and then realizing he hates it.
Why would he hate it?

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Bob Nightengale @BNightengale
The #Bluejays are not expected to stand in the way of the #redsox pursuit of John Farrell

So basically Toronto is telling Farrell ''GTFO''.

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The #Bluejays are not expected to stand in the way of the #redsox pursuit of John Farrell

So basically Toronto is telling Farrell ''GTFO''.
Blue Jays are idiots

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Bob Nightengale @BNightengale
The #Bluejays are not expected to stand in the way of the #redsox pursuit of John Farrell

So basically Toronto is telling Farrell ''GTFO''.
I think it's idiotic to let him go, but if they don't get something back for him, it's even more idiotic.

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Why would he hate it?
He's the modern day version of Rube Waddell

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