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08-08-2014, 10:09 PM
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No they're not.

Tons of players are put on waivers. David Wright was put on waivers 3 years ago, I think.
That's true. Technically a whole roster can be subjected to waivers.

Though I think the Mets would be lucky to get a finder for that awful contract. Some desperate team might look into it in the offseason.

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08-08-2014, 10:19 PM
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08-08-2014, 10:46 PM
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08-08-2014, 11:26 PM
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Betances must be getting tired from the amount of innings he's thrown... He only struck out 2 tonight, and only hit 99 instead of 100.

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McCann with a concussion. Bad timing. Cervelli is raking so the 1B carousel will continue with Porcelain Man hurt

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Dellin Betances now has 37 games this season with 2+ K, the most such games by a reliever in a season in Yankees history.

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McCann with a concussion. Bad timing. Cervelli is raking so the 1B carousel will continue with Porcelain Man hurt
so Headley 1st base with Cervelli catching and Prado at 3B with Ichiro playing RF most likely.

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That's true. Technically a whole roster can be subjected to waivers.

Though I think the Mets would be lucky to get a finder for that awful contract. Some desperate team might look into it in the offseason.
It's not really an awful contract. It's a pretty average contract. Granderson's a 2ish WAR player making $15 million per year. Given that money per WAR is up to $6-7 million, Granderson's making right around market rate. He was a big upgrade over previous corner bats in the Mets outfield.

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so Headley 1st base with Cervelli catching and Prado at 3B with Ichiro playing RF most likely.
Which is good because with both Mcann and Tex out they can play Ichiro more and keep Beltran fresh as DH.

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It's not really an awful contract. It's a pretty average contract. Granderson's a 2ish WAR player making $15 million per year. Given that money per WAR is up to $6-7 million, Granderson's making right around market rate. He was a big upgrade over previous corner bats in the Mets outfield.
Granderson's contract runs out til he's 37. His OPS, Slugging has been getting progressively worse the past 4 years. If I'm a betting man, I doubt his production will hold up.

Fair to say that the Mets would need to eat up some of his salary to enable a move.


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Which is good because with both Mcann and Tex out they can play Ichiro more and keep Beltran fresh as DH.
Not good news at all.

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I thought last year was bad with injuries....

Mccann to 7 day concussion DL as well now.

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Not good news at all.
Keeping Beltran fresh isn't good news?

Ichiro is a 9th place hitter. I'd rather Beltran DH more down the stretch. If the price is playing a .280 hitter with good defense more, so be it.

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It's a good thing Prado can play all over the field

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Not good news at all.
To have the luxury of Ichiro as your second backup is unreal. The guy is technically one of the best #9 hitters in a lineup. He is still good, can field very well and steals when he's on base.

Again, not ideal, but looking at it in it's relative manner is an amazing luxury.

Also all these ceremony's for players is hard for me to handle. These guys were my idols growing up. Still in shock Jeter is retiring this year.

That being said, to retire Joe ****ing Torre's number and not Paul O'Neill's is criminal. Frankly, I truly believe the Yankees win more world series' without Torre.

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Granderson's contract runs out til he's 37. His OPS, Slugging has been getting progressively worse the past 4 years. If I'm a betting man, I doubt his production will hold up.

Fair to say that the Mets would need to eat up some of his salary to enable a move.
It's more of a mediocre contract than anything. He's not going to outproduce it, but he's not going to fail at horrific levels. Look at the pair of contracts the Dodgers took from the Red Sox: Carl Crawford's making $20 million+ for this year and the next three and has produced 0.2 fWAR this year. Adrian Gonzalez is making $21 million+ for this year and the next four and is on track to produce less than 3 fWAR. Those are awful contracts.

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It's more of a mediocre contract than anything. He's not going to outproduce it, but he's not going to fail at horrific levels. Look at the pair of contracts the Dodgers took from the Red Sox: Carl Crawford's making $20 million+ for this year and the next three and has produced 0.2 fWAR this year. Adrian Gonzalez is making $21 million+ for this year and the next four and is on track to produce less than 3 fWAR. Those are awful contracts.
Still cant believe Red Sox ditched an awful Gonzo and a mega-awful Crawford contracts. Silly Dodgers.

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Still cant believe Red Sox ditched an awful Gonzo and a mega-awful Crawford contracts. Silly Dodgers.
Stupid deals for sure, but the Dodgers are like the Yankees of the not-too-distant past--money is literally no issue to them.

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Stupid deals for sure, but the Dodgers are like the Yankees of the not-too-distant past--money is literally no issue to them.
It's scary to think what happens when that money gets freed up.

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DeGrom has shoulder soreness and is headed to NY. Ut oh

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Stupid deals for sure, but the Dodgers are like the Yankees of the not-too-distant past--money is literally no issue to them.
Or the current Yankees. They may not be world beaters this year, but they sure spent like it. Not to mention these juicy acquistions at the deadline.

Headley, Drew and Prado are all expensive rentals.

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Or the current Yankees. They may not be world beaters this year, but they sure spent like it. Not to mention these juicy acquistions at the deadline.

Headley, Drew and Prado are all expensive rentals.
Prado's not a rental. He makes $11 million for the next two seasons.

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Ugh, Mejia! Just when I defended you on this board you decide to prove Nyrvana right.

Jenrry will rue the day he let me down!!

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Ugh, Mejia! Just when I defended you on this board you decide to prove Nyrvana right.

Jenrry will rue the day he let me down!!

Haha, I was thinking the same thing.

What an implosion. Ah well, at least Parnell is back throwing.

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