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    Sox Acquire Kimbrel; Madrigal, Heuer to Cubs

    You can find average fielding slap hitters. Not generational closers!
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    Sox Acquire Kimbrel; Madrigal, Heuer to Cubs

    Hahn is gonna wait til 1 minute before the deadline then tell Jed he’ll take a pass:)
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    Are We Done Dealing.....

    There’s almost 60 games left and they are 2.5 out of the top seed. They have an easier road than the AL East. I hope they do more. They should do more, but worrying about seeding right now is the least of the issues
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    Trade Deadline Thread

    I keep hoping that Hahn is working on multiple players from one team. Still not worried with Schoop and Story out there. Lots of relievers too
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    Trade Deadline Thread

    I know it’s Wednesday but I’m preparing for the “We are adding 3 pieces at the deadline. We just aren’t spending any money……”
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    Trade Deadline Thread

    I agree with parts of this. Lefty bat with some pop helpful? Yes. Nowhere to really insert except at 2nd? True. Leury is fine defensively long term? No. Adequate offensively? Against bad teams yes as the stats show, but not against playoff caliber teams. We need someone at 2nd that can either upgrade to elite defensively and/or add offensively. Looking ahead to next year, I don't think Sheets has a place, which makes me say if he could be part of a package for a big add like Kimbrel and Tepera or Trea Turner, I'd do that. I see a huge logjam next year with Vaughn/Eloy/Abreu covering almost all of the regular AB's at LF/DH/1B. Sheets would only be seeing AB's a couple times a week. Just my two cents.
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    Trade Deadline Thread

    I get we fall in love with guys but we have to upgrade at 2B. You have two guys that are 25 and filling holes in well right now. Once we have everyone back next year we have one hole, RF. I would trade either of those guys for Escobar and a RP and one of those guys plus for Frazier. We have OF depth coming in the minors and Burger is blocked. These guys aren’t Kopech, Vaughn, or even Kelley. Go win!
  8. Just the messenger. Anyone see the NBCSN article on trading for Bryant and the price would be Cespedes? Thoughts? I know currently looking at the prospects of not knowing what Jimenez or Robert will be like when they return later this year or next, the idea of trading a OF prospect is scary, but that would be a really nice bat in the lineup for the rest of this year. I still think I would rather have Gallo who can play center, but it may not be the worst option.
  9. Never said we are paying it all. Colorado would need to cover at least 20-25 million. Totally would agree at the 51 million number
  10. I don't think they have to mortgage the future or give up this year. I know it's been mentioned before but why not give Charlie Blackmon a go? He's got about $51 million left through 2023. The Rockies paid about 30% of Arenado's deal and basically got squat back. Blackmon is not as good. If I'm the Sox I say we'll give you a bag of balls and you give us Blackmon and about $20 million and away we go. He plays a decent CF, gives you a lefty bat. I know he's struggled this year but look at the back of the baseball card. I just can't see giving up after 1/6 of the season.
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    I'm going to enjoy the White Sox this year

    I actually can understand Hahn a bit more in FA now I see reports coming in. Maybe a 5th starter but honestly with the depth of the pen if that becomes an opener every other start I’m ok with that. Cease blossoms some and if not you add mid season. In the future you have 3 starters coming so nothing long term in SP front. Bats same thing. Try out Vaughn. If it doesn’t work you make a deal. Same with RF. You are looking for short term answers when needed. Get Gio extended and let’s go win this thing!
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    MLB 2020-21 off season catch all

    Totally agree with a floor, especially when some of these teams are doubling their revenue via revenue sharing yet still not even trying to compete. I wouldn't see an issue with the cap bottom being the bottom teams revenue for a year minus 10 percent but how do we eve find out what that is???? Oh yeah we won't. However, an article in Forbes in 2019 said the central shared revenue was $2.76 billion or about $92 million per team before local revenues and other profit sharing by market. There is zero reason there shouldn't be a minimum cap at $100 million. I don't care if you want an upper cap but it needs to be at about $250 million then because teams that draw 3 million should be able to spend more than a team that brings in 900,000 and just pockets the rest. This will never happen because the owners don't want a floor and the players don't want a cap https://www.forbes.com/sites/mikeozanian/2019/04/10/baseball-team-values-2019-yankees-lead-league-at-46-billion/?sh=52d7a3fd69b2
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    Pitchers and Catchers Report

    I think you misunderstood me. I’m not afraid to go at all. I just have friends who have been vaccinated and had terrible side effects like Bell’s palsy for nearly a month. I’m not interested in being a guinea pig. I choose at this point not to get the shot and don’t think I should be told to to attend a game. I mask. I distance. I wash often. I stay home when I don’t feel good. I’m a high school teacher and have been in class everyday from the start of school. I agree with your last statement as well that people shouldn’t mess with others rights as adults. I appreciate and respect your feelings and hope you can understand mine as well. Baseball is almost here!
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    Pitchers and Catchers Report

    Poppy you understand that even being vaccinated isn't 100% effective much like a flu shot right? Why should that be part of being able to go to a ball game? I agree with you on everything else though. Masks, social distancing, and a reasonable capacity should have people in parks very soon:). P.S. I'm not trying to turn this forum into a medical campaign...there's enough of that on social media....just curious on your thoughts since I feel you are one of the respected (and respectful) posters here (at least to me :))
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    Did We Go Cheap Not Signing Another Bat?

    That isn’t how odds work. That would be saying 4 guys at 25% chance of being good would guarantee 100% a good starter.
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