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What would it take to get Nolan Arenado?

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4 minutes ago, CWSpalehoseCWS said:

Arenado to St. Louis, Bryant stays put. Cubs won't have the guts to trade him.

The Cubs have had the guts to charge fans more money to watch their games on a new network after a season in which they missed out on the playoffs and have yet to sign a player to a major league contract this offseason.

Ricketts has no shame and he will definitely have the guts to trade Bryant to get under the luxury tax range.

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Just now, Moan4Yoan said:

The Cubs have had the guts to charge fans more money to watch their games on a new network after a season in which they missed out on the playoffs and have yet to sign a player to a major league contract this offseason.

Ricketts has no shame and he will definitely have the guts to trade Bryant to get under the luxury tax range.

I just don't see them using Bryant to get under the luxury tax, and I think teams are going to balk at the asking price for him.

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2 minutes ago, CWSpalehoseCWS said:

I just don't see them using Bryant to get under the luxury tax, and I think teams are going to balk at the asking price for him.

I don’t doubt that the Cubs are willing to move him but could see your last statement being the reason that they don’t.

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2 hours ago, CWSpalehoseCWS said:

I just don't see them using Bryant to get under the luxury tax, and I think teams are going to balk at the asking price for him.

He's a big dude who has been pretty banged up. I think the injury concerns will suppress his value lower than the Cubs will be willing to accept. They don't have an easy decision to make here. 

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10 hours ago, CWSpalehoseCWS said:

Arenado to St. Louis, Bryant stays put. Cubs won't have the guts to trade him.

If Bryant's grievance results in two years til free agency, Cubs will probably try and move him pretty quickly to maximize their return.   If it's one year they probably hold on to him until the deadline and force someone to overpay.  Either way I don't think he finishes the season in Chicago.

just an unbelievable divorce for these two parties.   Bryant should have been their bell cow for years to come and they fucked with him from the get go 

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37 minutes ago, Kyyle23 said:

If Bryant's grievance results in two years til free agency, Cubs will probably try and move him pretty quickly to maximize their return.   If it's one year they probably hold on to him until the deadline and force someone to overpay.  Either way I don't think he finishes the season in Chicago.

just an unbelievable divorce for these two parties.   Bryant should have been their bell cow for years to come and they fucked with him from the get go 

Eh, most teams would’ve done the same thing IMO.  We are just lucky that our young stud prospects don’t share the same agent as Bryant.

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A package of Madrigal and Dunning or Madrigal and Lopez actually makes sense for the Rockies.  They clear a ton of payroll and are removing someone with no surplus value.

The Sox then have one of the best 3b and 2b (Moncada) in the game and have a superstar without having to win a bidding war.  

Not saying it will happen, but in theory it makes sense.

 

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Just now, MysterySource5000 said:

A package of Madrigal and Dunning or Madrigal and Lopez actually makes sense for the Rockies.  They clear a ton of payroll and are removing someone with no surplus value.

The Sox then have one of the best 3b and 2b (Moncada) in the game and have a superstar without having to win a bidding war.  

Not saying it will happen, but in theory it makes sense.

 

Do not want. Nolan's stats outside of Coors aren't that impressive. We could have just signed Rendon, the better player imo, and not have to trade assets.

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41 minutes ago, MysterySource5000 said:

package of Madrigal and Dunning or Madrigal and Lopez actually makes sense for the Rockies.  They clear a ton of payroll and are removing someone with no surplus value.

The Sox then have one of the best 3b and 2b (Moncada) in the game and have a superstar without having to win a bidding war.  

Not saying it will happen, but in theory it makes sense.

 

The fact that Nolan can opt out after two years makes this a poor trade for the sox. Why give up young controllable players when he will end up going to a higher bidder in two years if he plays like you want him too. 

Besides as people said his numbers away from Coors are quite a bit lower.

I hope the sox aren't interested. I would like to see the cardinal's jump on it. Hope the cubs have to see him alot this year. 

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