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Who would you rather keep?

Adam LaRoche
68 (60.7%)
Michael Morse
44 (39.3%)

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Offline PebbleBall

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #525: December 10, 2012, 02:28:39 PM »
Technically, ramos isn't home grown

or Suzuki

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #526: December 10, 2012, 02:30:54 PM »
Or Span.

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #527: December 10, 2012, 02:31:03 PM »
or Suzuki

Keep the ball rolling  ...   Span

Oooops, I type slow Vega   ...  didn't see your post.

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #528: December 10, 2012, 04:09:33 PM »
I said in "2015" which I am assuming Morse, Suzuki, and Span are not resigned. I dropped the ball on Ramos.

CF Goodwin
3B Rendon
1B Zimmerman
LF Harper
RF Werth
SS Desmond
2B Espinosa
C Ramos

Something close to that.

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #529: December 10, 2012, 04:20:18 PM »
I said in "2015" which I am assuming Morse, Suzuki, and Span are not resigned.

I think we have Span signed for three years (through 2015).

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #530: December 10, 2012, 04:21:30 PM »
I think we have Span signed for three years (through 2015).
3rd year is a team option for 9.5m I believe.

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #531: December 10, 2012, 04:34:59 PM »
Could do like the Rays would do and trade Span after a year if Goodwin is ready.  We'd probably get the same level prospect we gave up for him.

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #532: December 10, 2012, 05:09:41 PM »
I said in "2015" which I am assuming Morse, Suzuki, and Span are not resigned. I dropped the ball on Ramos.

CF Goodwin
3B Rendon
1B Zimmerman
LF Harper
RF Werth
SS Desmond
2B Espinosa
C Ramos

Something close to that.

remove espi and add Cano and it looks good to me.

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #533: December 10, 2012, 05:55:53 PM »


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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #534: December 10, 2012, 06:02:25 PM »
I said in "2015" which I am assuming Morse, Suzuki, and Span are not resigned. I dropped the ball on Ramos.

Then what does it have to do with a 2-year deal for LaRoche?  In fact, wouldn't a 2 year deal for LaRoche help that plan?

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #535: December 10, 2012, 06:30:29 PM »
Then what does it have to do with a 2-year deal for LaRoche?  In fact, wouldn't a 2 year deal for LaRoche help that plan?

I was replying to a post stating LaRoche might take a longer deal with Boston.

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #536: December 10, 2012, 06:46:29 PM »
On MLB Network they just suggested a trade of Morse to Seattle, saying he would be a good fit there. I'm sure this has been mentioned but would Seattle trade Hultzen?

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #537: December 10, 2012, 06:48:06 PM »
I was replying to a post stating LaRoche might take a longer deal with Boston.

Can you, or anyone for that matter, explain how LaRoche makes sense for Boston?

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #538: December 10, 2012, 06:52:02 PM »
On MLB Network they just suggested a trade of Morse to Seattle, saying he would be a good fit there. I'm sure this has been mentioned but would Seattle trade Hultzen?
Probably not, Hultzen is a potential ace after all. Much of the talk here and at websites like FanGraphs has suggested Morse could go to Seattle for a power reliever like Carter Capps.

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #539: December 10, 2012, 06:52:16 PM »
Can you, or anyone for that matter, explain how LaRoche makes sense for Boston?

...or the Nationals?

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #540: December 10, 2012, 07:02:55 PM »
Probably not, Hultzen is a potential ace after all. Much of the talk here and at websites like FanGraphs has suggested Morse could go to Seattle for a power reliever like Carter Capps.

We need Carter Capps.  Do it Rizzo.

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #541: December 10, 2012, 07:11:29 PM »
Just looked up Capps. Wikipedia says he sits at 99. He would make us as good as the Braves in the bullpen. Get him.

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #542: December 10, 2012, 07:15:13 PM »
Just looked up Capps. Wikipedia says he sits at 99. He would make us as good as the Braves in the bullpen. Get him.

This is what he looks like:
http://mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=24617811&c_id=mlb
Delivery looks a little too Tommy-John friendly to me, but that could just be because of the lower slot, I'm not expert. I'll take the 100mph fastball with movement though.

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #543: December 10, 2012, 07:16:32 PM »
Probably not, Hultzen is a potential ace after all. Much of the talk here and at websites like FanGraphs has suggested Morse could go to Seattle for a power reliever like Carter Capps.

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #544: December 10, 2012, 07:18:16 PM »
He's a Gold Glove and Silver Slugger. That's how he makes sense for the Nats. For two years, at a not-crazy price.

Boston, they already paid out the wazoo for their first baseman.
...or the Nationals?

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #545: December 10, 2012, 07:19:42 PM »
Just looked up Capps. Wikipedia says he sits at 99. He would make us as good as the Braves in the bullpen. Get him.

For a guy that may be a right handed specialist? Doubtful.

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #546: December 10, 2012, 07:25:51 PM »
On MLB Network they just suggested a trade of Morse to Seattle, saying he would be a good fit there. I'm sure this has been mentioned but would Seattle trade Hultzen?
Not for Morse

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #547: December 10, 2012, 07:52:29 PM »
Can just see it:  game in world series, runner on third, ball is dribbled between pitcher's mound and first, Gio goes to get it and so does Moose. Collision of empty heads. Batter safe, runner from third scores. Moose and Gio shake their heads. Davey comes out of dugout.

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #548: December 10, 2012, 07:56:26 PM »
Every day I check this poll Morse is gaining. 

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Re: Morse or LaRoche
« Reply #549: December 10, 2012, 08:05:27 PM »
What would the Royals trade for Mike Morse?  They could put Alex Gordon in RF and Morse in left.  Morse would be a big upgrade from Francoeur.  And Morse is relatively cheap which is important for the Royals.