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MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« on: November 07, 2016, 09:34:15 PM »
Waiting till next year just got more fun.  FA is beginning.  Jansen from the LAD should be a big name.  Cubs' Dexter Fowler just used his option and is a FA.  Cubs let go of Hammel.  I expect Soler to be dealt for lefty help in the bullpen. 
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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2016, 02:04:55 PM »
Saw an article in New York Post (yeah I know) that had Colby Rasmus landing with the Cardinals.   ::)
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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2016, 02:28:33 PM »
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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2016, 02:45:07 PM »
Fowler seems like a good fit for the Cardinals. High OBP guy to hit on top of the order. Pretty good defense in CF. Move Grichuk to LF.

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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2016, 09:11:53 AM »
For you Cubs fans...there's a special on Harry Caray on MLB Network right now.

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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2016, 08:28:45 AM »
So Verlander finishes 2nd to Porcello for AL Cy Young despite having an edge in first place votes (14-8). Two TB writers left him completely off their ballot. Kate Upton tweets "I thought I was the only one that gets to fu*k JV". ;D

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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2016, 10:23:20 AM »
So Verlander finishes 2nd to Porcello for AL Cy Young despite having an edge in first place votes (14-8). Two TB writers left him completely off their ballot. Kate Upton tweets "I thought I was the only one that gets to fu*k JV". ;D


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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2016, 12:07:24 PM »
Doesn't Wally Hall have a vote?  he's stated many times that he doesn't care about baseball and just plugs shit in based on what he hears. 
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« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2016, 08:02:23 AM »
Doesn't Wally Hall have a vote?  he's stated many times that he doesn't care about baseball and just plugs shit in based on what he hears.

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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2016, 10:22:28 AM »
Astros trade for Brian McCann. Yankees get back two minor league pitchers.
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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #10 on: November 18, 2016, 11:59:48 AM »
Astros trade for Brian McCann. Yankees get back two minor league pitchers.

I saw that on the crawler and got excited, and then realized James McCann is still in Detroit. 

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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #11 on: November 19, 2016, 04:05:53 PM »
Cards sign Brett Cecil.  Like it, but it's a lot of money, 31+ for 4 years. Damn! 

Doubt the first two will happen, but wish list would be Chris Sale, Ian Kinsler, and a center fielder.  Fowler seems like a good fit.



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« Reply #12 on: December 06, 2016, 03:32:47 PM »
Red Sox sign Sale.  Reported that Cardinals and Toronto offered Fowler 4 yrs 60M. 
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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #13 on: December 06, 2016, 03:48:18 PM »
Red Sox sign Sale.  Reported that Cardinals and Toronto offered Fowler 4 yrs 60M.
Jeebus H!  The Red Sox gave up a ton for him.  Moncada is going to be a badass.
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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #14 on: December 06, 2016, 03:53:48 PM »
I like Fowler enough, but I'm not sold on his improving defense.
The company line is some jig about his changing his positioning. I think he's mostly just been manning a smaller CF at Wrigley, along with playing alongside an elite defender in Heyward for a majority of last year.

The Lorenzo Cain rumors are more intriguing to me, but I don't think Mozeliak is going to dish out Wong for cheap. Mo has been one of Wong's biggest supporters.

Adam Eaton rumors must be one of Cards backup plans. Yuck.


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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2016, 04:08:37 PM »
I like Fowler enough, but I'm not sold on his improving defense.
The company line is some jig about his changing his positioning. I think he's mostly just been manning a smaller CF at Wrigley, along with playing alongside an elite defender in Heyward for a majority of last year.

The Lorenzo Cain rumors are more intriguing to me, but I don't think Mozeliak is going to dish out Wong for cheap. Mo has been one of Wong's biggest supporters.

Adam Eaton rumors must be one of Cards backup plans. Yuck.
Agreed on Fowler's defense, plus he is just a little too streaky to be a great lead off guy.  Too many holes in his swing.  Lorenzo Cain though...I want that guy on the Cubs.
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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2016, 05:54:20 PM »
It appears Fowler is close to a deal with STL.  The hang up is length of years.

Also pretty clear that Soler will not be a Cub next season.  Most of the noise coming from the Rangers.
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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #17 on: December 07, 2016, 05:19:13 AM »
Cubs get Wade Davis for Soler. Exploring deals for Archer.
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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #18 on: December 07, 2016, 08:45:46 AM »
Davis allegedly refusing to do a physical.
Not sure how true that is, but his forearm issues last year scare me a bit.
His velocity and k-rate has dropped off the past two years.

He's still a solid get, though. Odd to see Cubs kinda-sorta sell low on Soler.
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« Reply #19 on: December 07, 2016, 11:22:21 AM »
It appears Fowler is close to a deal with STL.  The hang up is length of years.

If they're signing Fowler to get Grichuk out of CF, then it's a really expensive way to make Grichuk look decent at corner OF defense.
I've also seen Blackmon rumors.
I'd rather have Dyson over any of these if the base expectation is running Grichuk around out there.
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« Reply #20 on: December 07, 2016, 11:24:11 AM »
Now seeing Desmond rumors from Post Dispatch.  I have a feeling Mo is going to fuck this up and we get nobody. 
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« Reply #21 on: December 07, 2016, 11:25:37 AM »
NOLA serious questions.  Why did the Cubs get John Jay?  Did he show much with the Padres?  When he was a Cardinal he was one of the best at striking out with men in scoring position. 
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Re: MLB 2016/2017 Offseason and Hot Stove
« Reply #22 on: December 07, 2016, 11:26:20 AM »
Now seeing Desmond rumors from Post Dispatch.  I have a feeling Mo is going to fuck this up and we get nobody.

Nope.  He's signing with the Rockies.  5 years, $70 million.

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« Reply #23 on: December 07, 2016, 11:27:25 AM »
NOLA serious questions.  Why did the Cubs get John Jay?  Did he show much with the Padres?  When he was a Cardinal he was one of the best at striking out with men in scoring position.
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« Reply #24 on: December 07, 2016, 11:31:57 AM »
Nope.  He's signing with the Rockies.  5 years, $70 million.
  Like I said Mo is going to fuck this up. 
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