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Offline MarquisDeSade

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #200: December 21, 2011, 10:12:09 PM »
Oswalt is now wanted by like 12 teams and he has zero competitive fire (he keeps flirting with retirement and suspiciously sucked until he got trade from Houston).  That's a poor signing in my opinion.

Is he better than the current options though?  Yes, by a long shot. 

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #201: December 21, 2011, 10:12:48 PM »
That was because he wanted a 2 year deal but we only offered him a 1 year deal.  Then he went and signed a 1 year deal with Tampa.
That what was reported. Maybe thats what the Nats wanted the fan base to believe.


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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #202: December 21, 2011, 10:12:48 PM »
Is he better than the current options though?  Yes, by a long shot. 



Gio, Cespedes, Fielder - nothing else is allowed.

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #203: December 21, 2011, 10:13:19 PM »
That what was reported. Maybe thats what the Nats wanted the fan base to believe.





spin you are starting to sound a bit bitter . . .


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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #205: December 21, 2011, 10:13:31 PM »
We need to organize having us all sitting in the same section for the home opener holding LAC signs and chanting the whole game.

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #206: December 21, 2011, 10:13:33 PM »
Is he better than the current options though?  Yes, by a long shot. 
...and for only 1 year! It's not going to be a 16 million deal either.

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #207: December 21, 2011, 10:13:34 PM »
Oswalt is now wanted by like 12 teams and he has zero competitive fire (he keeps flirting with retirement and suspiciously sucked until he got trade from Houston).  That's a poor signing in my opinion.

Perhaps the team should bid on the mythical free agent with zero imperfections?

No free agent signing comes without risk - no free agent is perfect.  Even Pujols had his detractors.

Offline MarquisDeSade

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #208: December 21, 2011, 10:13:53 PM »
Gio, Cespedes, Fielder - nothing else is allowed.

Maybe, no, no.  Be sure to buy those season tickets though!

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #209: December 21, 2011, 10:14:11 PM »


spin you are starting to sound a bit bitter . . .
No...I just know how it " Spins".


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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #210: December 21, 2011, 10:14:49 PM »
sanity  :clap:



No one has addressed the logical flaw that the MASN money hasn't changed yet and isn't guaranteed to do so. Or the fact that they could sign Prince and Cespedes.

If they sign no one I will be pissed.

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #211: December 21, 2011, 10:14:54 PM »
...and for only 1 year! It's not going to be a 16 million deal either.

Hell, give him $20m if that's what it takes to get him, just improve the team.

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #212: December 21, 2011, 10:15:44 PM »
Some of what is being thrown around is not fair. Guys like Balester were given every chance to stick with the club but could never produce at a high enough level to stay in the Majors.

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #213: December 21, 2011, 10:15:47 PM »


spin you are starting to sound a bit bitter . . .
Plus, I get to speak up now. Lets not forget I am a Nats fan too/NOW!

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #214: December 21, 2011, 10:15:54 PM »


No one has addressed the logical flaw that the MASN money hasn't changed yet and isn't guaranteed to do so. Or the fact that they could sign Prince and Cespedes.

If they sign no one I will be pissed.

Why are you trying to defend the cheapazz lerners


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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #215: December 21, 2011, 10:16:28 PM »
No one has addressed the logical flaw that the MASN money hasn't changed yet and isn't guaranteed to do so. Or the fact that they could sign Prince and Cespedes.

The MASN money is irrelevant at this point.  If you're going to depend on that to spend you might as well get the LAC serial number tattooed on your forehead and have Chief change your username to "LickingMarksSack69". 

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #216: December 21, 2011, 10:16:48 PM »
Why would young players want their team to sign free agents? Free Agents take roster spots, maybe even their roster spot. If I were a young player, I'd see the Nats as an opportunity for playing time, lots of playing time. And they seemed to be a pretty tight knit group that has been improving the last two years.

I think the only thing that players care about on a day to day basis is how much they get to play, it's what I hear them talk about all the time.

Other than Ryan, who has Free Agency on the horizon, why would a player who is under team control for 5 more years (or whatever) care about anything other than playing time?


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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #217: December 21, 2011, 10:16:50 PM »
One serious hole in Boz's argument is that the MASN deal hasn't been rewritten yet. Counting that money as guaranteed is a serious mindfact.

Beyond that, if no one else is signed this offseason, I will be pissed.


:lmao:



spin you are starting to sound a bit bitter . . .

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #218: December 21, 2011, 10:16:55 PM »
It is weird that Boz came out with that article right now.  Maybe Rizzo put him up to it?  Or someone else associated with the team?

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #219: December 21, 2011, 10:19:02 PM »
Some of what is being thrown around is not fair. Guys like Balester were given every chance to stick with the club but could never produce at a high enough level to stay in the Majors.
Not true...Bally 40 games as a reliever at a 3.81 ERA with 56 innin gs and 62 K's compared to 139 innings that Perry had in Detroit. Now that organization knows how to give a fair shot! Like this year...I hope the give Detwiler his fair shot and start him all year long so he doesn't have to pitch while looking over his shoul;der all the time. .

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #220: December 21, 2011, 10:19:10 PM »
It is weird that Boz came out with that article right now.  Maybe Rizzo put him up to it?  Or someone else associated with the team?

Probably Rizzo, or someone who Rizzo told to talk to Boz ...would be my guess

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #221: December 21, 2011, 10:19:49 PM »
i really wish MLB would step in here

Offline spidernat

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #222: December 21, 2011, 10:20:04 PM »
The MASN money is irrelevant at this point.  If you're going to depend on that to spend you might as well get the LAC serial number tattooed on your forehead and have Chief change your username to "LickingMarksSack69". 

Not only that, they seem certain that the money is well on its way and that it will be a nice spike. Also, why should we have to wait for them to add an additional 30 million so they can spend 12 of it.  :?

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #223: December 21, 2011, 10:20:16 PM »
i really wish MLB would step in here

What happened to your hopes and dreams of the Nats signing some studs?

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Re: Define Natitude
« Reply #224: December 21, 2011, 10:20:30 PM »
It is weird that Boz came out with that article right now.  Maybe Rizzo put him up to it?  Or someone else associated with the team?

A week before season ticket renewal packages go out.  Nice timing.