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Offline houston-nat

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #25: December 08, 2011, 09:49:10 AM »
I've seen multiple reports on MLB Trade Rumors that the "mystery team" bidding on Pujols "would need to trade an established first baseman" in order to make room for him. And there's confirmation that it's not the Yankees.

In Jayson Stark's words: "people within the sport were becoming less skeptical about reports that a third unidentified team was also in on the Pujols bidding.... The identity of the reported third team remained unknown. But people within the sport suggested it was likely to be a club that has an established, big-name first baseman it would need to trade before it could complete a deal with Pujols."

Who does that sound like?

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #26: December 08, 2011, 09:51:47 AM »
A Mark Derosa/Willie Harris esque move would suffice right now. Just give us something.

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #27: December 08, 2011, 09:54:16 AM »
Who does that sound like?

The Phillies?

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #28: December 08, 2011, 09:54:55 AM »
I take care of my kids

Offline CatsEye

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #29: December 08, 2011, 09:55:59 AM »
I predict that a random deal that no one has even mentioned or though about will happen today for the Nats.
It fits with Rizzo's M.O.
Two names, that I would put out there and are probably available in trades - Carlos Zambrano, Cubs; and yes, his attitude and all. Second, Chad Billinsley, Dodgers; and who is thought to be available in trades. With the Nats Old School Coach - Davey Johnson -Zambrano would be straightened out rather quickly - oh yea. And for Billinsley - he would fit in rather nicely with the Nats. I'm just saying - 2 players that Rizzo could wheel and deal for..........if they are still available in trade, as indirectly suggested by their team's management's comments.......  :popcorn:


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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #30: December 08, 2011, 09:57:19 AM »
Tigers?  Move V-Mart?

I can't think of an AL team who I would say have an established 1B who needs to be moved to fit Pujols in.  He's not enough of an upgrade over AG, and every other team I can think of with an established 1B has a flexible DH slot to make a move less than a must. 

NL?  Phillies makes sense, and Howard is a much bigger name than LaRoche.  But how do you move his contract?

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #31: December 08, 2011, 09:57:32 AM »
I take care of my kids

What do you want, a cookie?

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #33: December 08, 2011, 10:01:53 AM »
The Phillies?

They're the only other team I can think of that fits the description, but like JCA, I'm not sure Howard is tradeable. Maybe if the Reds were planning on moving Votto they'd be in, or I guess the Jays and Adam Lind.


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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #36: December 08, 2011, 10:03:33 AM »
that is an s-ton of money

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #37: December 08, 2011, 10:04:54 AM »
Jerry Dipoto wasted no time making a name for himself.

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #38: December 08, 2011, 10:05:20 AM »
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.  AWESOME.

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #39: December 08, 2011, 10:05:29 AM »
Holy.  freaking.  crap.

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #40: December 08, 2011, 10:06:02 AM »
GET FIELDER!!!!!!!!

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #41: December 08, 2011, 10:06:25 AM »
Hey Marlins, remember that day you were relevant?

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #42: December 08, 2011, 10:07:44 AM »
Wow.... wow.... hmmm. Lets get fielder! Lol

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #43: December 08, 2011, 10:07:47 AM »
Wow. 

Trade LaRoche to the Cards!

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #44: December 08, 2011, 10:09:20 AM »
Cardinals screwed up big.

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #45: December 08, 2011, 10:09:29 AM »
I'm all for trading for Morales right now. They need middle infielders. We got some to trade. Detwiler, Lombardozzi and someone else

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #46: December 08, 2011, 10:10:13 AM »
That's so insane but I love it. 

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #47: December 08, 2011, 10:11:19 AM »
Contract is idiotic.

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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #48: December 08, 2011, 10:11:41 AM »
You don't think that Lannan is getting the job done anymore?
Oh course, I'd take him in a second. He could be our designated "Drill Utley" guy.


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Re: Official Winter Meetings Gameday Thread (Day 4)
« Reply #49: December 08, 2011, 10:11:46 AM »
That's so insane but I love it.

+1

I love it when crap gets shaken up.  As long as it's not us!