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12-13-2012, 04:41 PM
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Price declining by the day and just might end up back with Detroit after all. Which would be great.
He should go somewhere with some bad prospects. Need to preserve that deadline Garza market.

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12-13-2012, 04:44 PM
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Sources: #Cubs in serious discussions with Anibal Sanchez. Deal could be 5 years/$75 million. #Tigers still a threat.

Woah.

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12-13-2012, 04:46 PM
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The Cubs?

Don't really get that...but 5/75 is still a slight overpay for Sanchez

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12-13-2012, 04:49 PM
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A win now contract on a rebuilding team. I don't get it either.

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12-13-2012, 05:36 PM
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Didn't he want 5 years 90m from Detroit?

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12-13-2012, 08:23 PM
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Didn't he want 5 years 90m from Detroit?

Hilarious
He wanted 6/90.

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12-14-2012, 01:05 AM
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Do the Cubs realize that Sanchez doesn't get to pitch against the Yankees every start?

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12-14-2012, 09:01 AM
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Looks like Ichiro gets 2 years/13 M over 2 seasons from the Yanks.

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12-14-2012, 11:50 AM
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Looks like Ichiro gets 2 years/13 M over 2 seasons from the Yanks.
Shouldn't take long for the Yankees to realize that offering 2 years to Ichiro but not to Martin was a tremendous tactical mistake.

It's way easier to find a decent corner outfielder than a catcher.

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12-14-2012, 12:35 PM
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Cards signed Ty Wigginton to a 2 year deal

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12-14-2012, 02:59 PM
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Shouldn't take long for the Yankees to realize that offering 2 years to Ichiro but not to Martin was a tremendous tactical mistake.

It's way easier to find a decent corner outfielder than a catcher.
Good point, especially when you consider the age difference.

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Signs point to #bluejays leading in dickey chase. Have the prospects to get it done.

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Blue jays want to keep d'arnaud but have arencibia and others. Also have OFs. Trade seems like strong possibility.

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Orioles and rangers don't seem in middle of dickey talks at moment. As said, blue jays are frontrunners

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12-14-2012, 03:31 PM
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Very meh over Wigginton. Wish they woulda signed Hairston instead.

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Good point, especially when you consider the age difference.

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Signs point to #bluejays leading in dickey chase. Have the prospects to get it done.

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Blue jays want to keep d'arnaud but have arencibia and others. Also have OFs. Trade seems like strong possibility.

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Orioles and rangers don't seem in middle of dickey talks at moment. As said, blue jays are frontrunners
Say it aint so... Please..

Why not just sit tight and see where we're at? This is overkill IMO..

On paper the team looks great, but we've seen many teams be good on paper and suck on the diamond.. I think it would be foolish to give up the wealth of prospects in one offseason with no guarentees we're even ready to go deep in October.

In reality though, AA said himself that if we hear rumors, look the other way... Many GM's say this, but Alex has proven that he keeps it close to the chest.. I would bet its purely speculation based on the simple knowledge that AA inquired..

Dickey wants an extension and I'd much prefer to keep some money in the bank and extend JJ if his play warrants the cash. I highly doubt theres room for two 18-22 million dollar pitchers next year.. If Johnson pitches well, he'll likely want Greinke money. Not to mention both Buehrle and Reyes' contracts being backloaded...

Nobody can question what Alex has done so far this offseason, but this move would be very questionable IMO.. Especially considering what they Mets have reportedly asked for from Boston. Too rich for my liking.


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12-14-2012, 04:06 PM
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#BlueJays growing confident they will acquire RA Dickey, source says.

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12-14-2012, 04:08 PM
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@jonmorosi: #BlueJays have the pieces to do this -- Gose and Arencibia or D'Arnaud -- although I do not have confirmation that is the offer.

Jays might give up Gose and Arencibia or D'Arnaud for a 38 year old with one year left on his deal?

I think Dickey will get lit up in the AL East.

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12-14-2012, 04:20 PM
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i will pay to watch josh johnson try to get zack greinke money.

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@jonmorosi: #BlueJays have the pieces to do this -- Gose and Arencibia or D'Arnaud -- although I do not have confirmation that is the offer.

Jays might give up Gose and Arencibia or D'Arnaud for a 38 year old with one year left on his deal?

I think Dickey will get lit up in the AL East.
He's actually pitched quite well facing AL opponents as a starter. Despite that, I just don't think Dicky would be a good move, especially since he was contemplating retirement just a year or two ago. Without an agreed extension in place, I think it would be too risky. Would much rather target Niese.

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12-14-2012, 04:33 PM
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The Baltimore Orioles have the acceptable offer on the table for Dickey #Mets #O's, Alderson seeing if he can play Toronto

Britton, Delmonico/ Schoop and what... not a fan.

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12-14-2012, 05:02 PM
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http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/index...ne-great-year/

Great article on Dickey

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12-14-2012, 06:17 PM
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The Baltimore Orioles have the acceptable offer on the table for Dickey #Mets #O's, Alderson seeing if he can play Toronto

Britton, Delmonico/ Schoop and what... not a fan.
Please link the tweets you post...thanks...

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@JonHeymanCBS: travis d'arnaud was heavily discussed w/ toronto as well as arencibia. hearing #mets may be landing d'arnaud. unconfirmed

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12-14-2012, 07:03 PM
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Arencibia is awful. No idea why the Mets would want him. His only good tool, his power, would be mitigated in Citi.

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12-14-2012, 07:26 PM
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Arencibia is awful. No idea why the Mets would want him. His only good tool, his power, would be mitigated in Citi.
True but if I was AA D'arnaud would be completely untouchable.

Arencibia is pretty popular among casual jays fans but he is an average player at best. The only thing he really has gong for him is he still has time to improve.

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Ty Wigginton still plays? The man is ageless

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