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Offline WshflThinking

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1950 on: October 23, 2017, 02:51:49 pm »
My burning question is does Eloy make the starting lineup in April of 18? I sure wouldn't be shocked. I think he is good enough but I wonder if the Sox want to push the rebuild that fast.

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1951 on: October 23, 2017, 02:56:40 pm »
No way. If for nothing then due to service time games and to prevent him from being a super 2. end of may or june at the earliest.

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1952 on: October 23, 2017, 02:57:22 pm »
I hope we keep purging the payroll this coming here. 2018's FA class is epic. Would love to add a Machado/Harper/Kershaw to the rebuild.

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1953 on: October 23, 2017, 03:29:08 pm »
Would love to add a Machado/Harper/Kershaw to the rebuild.

The Sox will have a ton of money to spend but they're not handing out mega million contracts to any of these players. They don't have the type of payroll to be able to sustain it long term or cover it up if ends up being a mistake. It'll be the usual teams that will hand out those crazy contracts that will end up being an albatross in a few years.

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1954 on: October 24, 2017, 08:45:29 pm »
Would love to add a Machado/Harper/Kershaw to the rebuild.

The Sox will have a ton of money to spend but they're not handing out mega million contracts to any of these players. They don't have the type of payroll to be able to sustain it long term or cover it up if ends up being a mistake. It'll be the usual teams that will hand out those crazy contracts that will end up being an albatross in a few years.

I think you are short sited. Thinking about it more... offer one of them 200 for 5 years.

For harper/Machado its worth it based on their age. For Kerhsaw its worth it to have the best baseball player on any planet in this universe.

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1955 on: October 24, 2017, 08:54:11 pm »
FYI altuve disagrees with my view on bestest player possoble.

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« Reply #1956 on: October 25, 2017, 08:08:18 am »
I will be more than happy to be wrong. Letting ourselves dream for a moment, if the Sox were to splurge I would want it to be on Machado. Harper's a **** and although Kershaw is the best pitcher on the planet handing out mega contracts to pitchers is just too risky. They can break down at any moment and never be the same.

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1957 on: October 25, 2017, 08:21:11 am »
I will be more than happy to be wrong. Letting ourselves dream for a moment, if the Sox were to splurge I would want it to be on Machado. Harper's a **** and although Kershaw is the best pitcher on the planet handing out mega contracts to pitchers is just too risky. They can break down at any moment and never be the same.
Agreed

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1958 on: October 25, 2017, 09:07:01 am »
Not saying give Kershaw a 10 year deal. But 4 years I'd do.

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1959 on: October 25, 2017, 01:09:19 pm »
I will be more than happy to be wrong. Letting ourselves dream for a moment, if the Sox were to splurge I would want it to be on Machado. Harper's a **** and although Kershaw is the best pitcher on the planet handing out mega contracts to pitchers is just too risky. They can break down at any moment and never be the same.
Agree. Machado.  OFers can be found.

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1960 on: October 25, 2017, 06:01:13 pm »
I will be more than happy to be wrong. Letting ourselves dream for a moment, if the Sox were to splurge I would want it to be on Machado. Harper's a **** and although Kershaw is the best pitcher on the planet handing out mega contracts to pitchers is just too risky. They can break down at any moment and never be the same.

Yup, he already has a bad back. Expect his future performance to decline unless he starts juicin'

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1961 on: October 27, 2017, 12:16:50 am »
Zavala 2 fer 4, HR

Mendick 2 fer 4, HR, SB

Foster with win.

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1962 on: October 29, 2017, 10:57:06 am »
Charlie Tilson made an appearance in the AFL, 0 FER 4.

Mendick 1 fer 4, 2 rbi

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1963 on: November 03, 2017, 02:35:59 pm »
Kershaw is not taking a 4 year deal...

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1964 on: November 03, 2017, 07:07:27 pm »

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1965 on: November 07, 2017, 08:42:40 am »
Guess who hit another home run last night? Thanks again, Theo!

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1966 on: November 07, 2017, 11:54:41 am »
heh

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Re: Down on the Farm
« Reply #1967 on: November 08, 2017, 10:28:23 am »
yesterday Zavala & Mendick both 1 fer 3, SB for Mendick

 

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