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Offline YadiSTAR aka Smithian

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Re: I Think I Like Alcides Escobar
« Reply #25: October 04, 2021, 09:56:50 AM »
Extend :whip:

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Re: I Think I Like Alcides Escobar
« Reply #26: October 04, 2021, 10:14:18 AM »
Extend :whip:

Absolutely. No reason to spend on one of the big deal free agent shortstops. The current field lineup is OK, except for Kieboom.

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Re: I Think I Like Alcides Escobar
« Reply #27: October 04, 2021, 10:42:12 AM »
I'd like him or someone like him (Jose Iglesias) signed early for cheap.  I don't know if he earned himself a Starlin Castro type deal (2 years, $6MM AAV), but what I'd like is a veteran who could start but is not so expensive or needy that he can't be displaced at some point in the contract by a Garcia, Antuna, or a star SS who misgauges the market and needs to sign a deal like Semien signed for 2021.  I think Alcides did a lot to show he still belongs in the majors, and he may have done enough to show he still be a regular.

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Re: I Think I Like Alcides Escobar
« Reply #28: October 05, 2021, 03:34:50 PM »
looks like you'll be able to experience more liking in 2022:

https://www.mlb.com/nationals/news/alcides-escobar-signs-one-year-deal-with-nationals

no terms given. 

Nice to get this resolved quickly.  I don't think this would block us from any move on infielders, but it's nice to know you have a good floor at SS going into the offseason.  He was a much better #2 hitter than I figured him to be. 

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Re: I Think I Like Alcides Escobar
« Reply #29: October 05, 2021, 04:20:04 PM »
Good move.

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Re: I Think I Like Alcides Escobar
« Reply #30: October 05, 2021, 07:52:37 PM »
1 year, $1 million per Espn.

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Re: I Think I Like Alcides Escobar
« Reply #31: October 05, 2021, 07:57:52 PM »
1 year, $1 million per Espn.

Complete no-brainer for Rizzo...hope he has some attainable incentives built-in...