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Re: Extend Bell
« Reply #100: April 19, 2022, 07:20:49 PM »
I’m President of the Jake Noll Fan Club and look forward to him vindicating my faith in him.

But I’m talking about the fact this team will lose Cruz and Bell and be screwed next couple seasons. Bell should be an easy extension candidate.
Except he is a Boras client

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Re: Extend Bell
« Reply #101: April 19, 2022, 11:07:29 PM »
Cruz is totally washed.   If we can get any kind of prospect for him, that is a gigantic win

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Re: Extend Bell
« Reply #102: May 07, 2022, 09:13:24 PM »
Best available hitter at the deadline.

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Re: Extend Bell
« Reply #103: May 07, 2022, 11:45:16 PM »
Best available hitter at the deadline.
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Re: Extend Bell
« Reply #105: May 08, 2022, 09:36:23 AM »
What is CJ Cron signed for? That might be a model for Bell.

As for Yadi, I will be curious how they play it. He's cheap, probably low risk for 2-3 more years at near mlb minimum. That could have value in trade or as roster piece at the end of Soto's control years. Are we now building to contend with him? If yes, then Bell and Yadi take care of 2 lineup spots, along with Ruiz.  If no, then they are traded and we build for House and the high pick coming in 22 and 23. Watch what they do, not what they say.

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Re: Extend Bell
« Reply #106: May 08, 2022, 09:48:48 AM »
What is CJ Cron signed for? That might be a model for Bell.

As for Yadi, I will be curious how they play it. He's cheap, probably low risk for 2-3 more years at near mlb minimum. That could have value in trade or as roster piece at the end of Soto's control years. Are we now building to contend with him? If yes, then Bell and Yadi take care of 2 lineup spots, along with Ruiz.  If no, then they are traded and we build for House and the high pick coming in 22 and 23. Watch what they do, not what they say.
Lol, Bell is a Boras client. He aint signing a Cron deal.

I've been saying it for a while, if Bell is consistently >125 wRC+ this season, hes going to garner a 50+ million dollar deal. Particularly with a universal DH.

Back to back seasons of consitency for Bell at age 30. Good teammate. Boras as his agent. The time to sign him to an extension was right after we traded for him.

If we want him, its going to be full price in the universal DH market. Deal him at the deadline. With expanded playoffs, some offensively challenged team will give up prospects (Houston, Milwaukee, Minnesota).

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Re: Extend Bell
« Reply #107: May 08, 2022, 01:55:47 PM »
From 2018 - 2022, you could argue they were the same offensively, or pretty close. Cron is 2 years older. Let's put it this way: if bell is asking for $50 million plus over 3 years, I would trade him. You can always find prodtive first basemen

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Re: Extend Bell
« Reply #108: May 09, 2022, 04:03:39 PM »
From 2018 - 2022, you could argue they were the same offensively, or pretty close. Cron is 2 years older. Let's put it this way: if bell is asking for $50 million plus over 3 years, I would trade him. You can always find prodtive first basemen

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Re: Extend Bell
« Reply #109: May 09, 2022, 04:54:38 PM »
Famous last words.
especially if I could spell.  :lmao:

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Re: Extend Bell
« Reply #110: May 09, 2022, 04:57:58 PM »
Famous last words.
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Re: Extend Bell
« Reply #111: May 22, 2022, 06:48:47 PM »
Bell 2 for 21 his last 7 games. Is this the Bell that we hoped would bring a treasure trove at the deadline?

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Re: Extend Bell
« Reply #112: May 22, 2022, 06:58:14 PM »
Bell 2 for 21 his last 7 games. Is this the Bell that we hoped would bring a treasure trove at the deadline?

This board is the worst sometimes. He had a tough week, he's still hitting over .300 with good production and playing good first base. I am actually in the "I hope they extend Bell" camp, but he is going to get a very nice return if they go that route.

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« Reply #113: May 22, 2022, 08:06:20 PM »
This board is the worst sometimes. He had a tough week, he's still hitting over .300 with good production and playing good first base. I am actually in the "I hope they extend Bell" camp, but he is going to get a very nice return if they go that route.
The amount of knee jerk reactions to a few games is sometimes amazing.  Both ways. 

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Re: Extend Bell
« Reply #114: May 22, 2022, 08:54:29 PM »
The amount of knee jerk reactions to a few games is sometimes amazing.  Both ways. 

Hey dude. He is batting .291 and has 1 hit in his last 23 AB’s.

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Re: Extend Bell
« Reply #115: May 22, 2022, 09:05:47 PM »
Hey dude. He is batting .291 and has 1 hit in his last 23 AB’s.
So what's your point?  That the last 23 at bats outweigh the rest of the season? 

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Re: Extend Bell
« Reply #116: May 23, 2022, 02:32:07 AM »
Regression to the mean. I’m wondering if he has hit his ceiling and is a .270 hitter at best.

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Re: Extend Bell
« Reply #117: May 23, 2022, 06:40:51 PM »
Regression to the mean. I’m wondering if he has hit his ceiling and is a .270 hitter at best.

Very little injury history, .270 avg with 25-30 HR and a solid defensive first base is a very good player. He wasn't going to hit .330 this year, but I will take .270 with his pop all day.