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Offline aBaltoNat

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Re: Report: Wieters Nearing Deal with Nats
« Reply #225: May 27, 2017, 09:47:23 AM »
I still think I would rather have Norris over Lobaton

I value Loby and his defense/repoire with the pitchers a little more than I think I would Norris's bat.

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« Reply #226: May 27, 2017, 12:16:35 PM »
I value Loby and his defense/repoire with the pitchers a little more than I think I would Norris's bat.

Agreed. Your backup C is gonna suck offensively no matter what anyway, might as well get the best defensive/pitcher handler you can. Plus Loby seems like a great clubhouse guy and his teammates love him. Who knows what you're getting out of Norris who kind of has an jerk-y vibe about him?

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« Reply #227: May 27, 2017, 02:37:39 PM »
Agreed. Your backup C is gonna suck offensively no matter what anyway, might as well get the best defensive/pitcher handler you can. Plus Loby seems like a great clubhouse guy and his teammates love him. Who knows what you're getting out of Norris who kind of has an jerk-y vibe about him?

Chelsea Janes implied that the pitchers hated Norris at one point.

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Re: Report: Wieters Nearing Deal with Nats
« Reply #228: August 26, 2017, 04:33:54 PM »
Wieters has an OPS under .600 since the beginning of May.

You can live with bad offense at catcher but the Nats need more from behind plate.

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Re: Report: Wieters Nearing Deal with Nats
« Reply #229: August 26, 2017, 04:43:22 PM »
but he's clutchy mcclutchface!

Offline Ray D

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Re: Report: Wieters Nearing Deal with Nats
« Reply #230: August 26, 2017, 06:11:59 PM »
I value Loby and his defense/repoire with the pitchers a little more than I think I would Norris's bat.

Bat? He's batting .201,  .258 OBP.

Offline whytev

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Re: Report: Wieters Nearing Deal with Nats
« Reply #231: August 27, 2017, 07:08:17 AM »
Wieters has increased outfield assists tenfold.

Offline aspenbubba

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Re: Report: Wieters Nearing Deal with Nats
« Reply #232: September 21, 2017, 09:14:57 PM »
Weiters is beyond pathetic. He is entering the realm of Espi. For those who are opting for FA Suzuki may I remind you that Boras negotiated a 2 year deal with Weiters having the option to opt out NOT the Nats. We are freakin stuck with him for another year.

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Re: Report: Wieters Nearing Deal with Nats
« Reply #233: September 21, 2017, 11:26:33 PM »
Weiters is beyond pathetic. He is entering the realm of Espi. For those who are opting for FA Suzuki may I remind you that Boras negotiated a 2 year deal with Weiters having the option to opt out NOT the Nats. We are freakin stuck with him for another year.

I'd suggest benching him but neither other option is batting his own weight.

Offline Slateman

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Re: Report: Wieters Nearing Deal with Nats
« Reply #234: September 22, 2017, 07:47:11 AM »
I'd suggest benching him but neither other option is batting his own weight.

Pedro Severino weight: 215
Pedro Severino average: .217

Boom

Offline HalfSmokes

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« Reply #235: September 22, 2017, 08:00:35 AM »
I'd suggest benching him but neither other option is batting his own weight.

You can always tell him to opt out or get zero at bats next year heading into his next contract

Offline Ray D

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Re: Report: Wieters Nearing Deal with Nats
« Reply #236: September 22, 2017, 08:04:31 AM »
You can always tell him to opt out or get zero at bats next year heading into his next contract
He'd take the zero at bats. 

Offline aspenbubba

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Re: Report: Wieters Nearing Deal with Nats
« Reply #237: September 22, 2017, 08:08:05 AM »
You can always tell him to opt out or get zero at bats next year heading into his next contract
I like your answer but why would he give a crap as he is receiving 10 mil ? And the Lerners would never let that happen paying a useless bench player that much money. We did pay McLouth (?) 5 mil for absolutely no contribution but double?

Offline HalfSmokes

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« Reply #238: September 22, 2017, 08:08:38 AM »
If he opts in, the 60 day dl seems like a good idea

Offline HalfSmokes

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Re: Report: Wieters Nearing Deal with Nats
« Reply #239: September 22, 2017, 08:09:12 AM »
I like your answer but why would he give a crap as he is receiving 10 mil ? And the Lerners would never let that happen paying a useless bench player that much money. We did pay McLouth (?) 5 mil for absolutely no contribution but double?

He probably expects to get another decent contract at some point

Offline Ray D

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« Reply #240: September 22, 2017, 08:24:13 AM »
He probably expects to get another decent contract at some point
Yeah, his strategy (or Boras's) is probably to float a rumor that he was injured all season and he's fully recovered.  Even so he'll still probably opt-in, and the threat of zero (or few) at bats will work in his favor - more "recovery" time, and less chances for other teams to see how putrid he really is.

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Re: Report: Wieters Nearing Deal with Nats
« Reply #241: September 22, 2017, 08:27:11 AM »
Yeah, his strategy (or Boras's) is probably to float a rumor that he was injured all season and he's fully recovered.  Even so he'll still probably opt-in, and the threat of zero (or few) at bats will work in his favor - more "recovery" time, and less chances for other teams to see how putrid he really is.

At that point he's just washed up- what happens to his value if he's the third catcher on the roster?

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Re: Report: Wieters Nearing Deal with Nats
« Reply #242: September 23, 2017, 12:27:25 AM »
You can always tell him to opt out or get zero at bats next year heading into his next contract

I'm stressing about the playoffs not next year.