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kiidcarter8

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Re: American League
« Reply #45 on: August 04, 2018, 05:13:12 PM »

Another quick on in Boston

Still cannot believe Sox gave up prospect Beeks to get Eovaldi

heh
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Re: American League
« Reply #46 on: August 04, 2018, 05:17:31 PM »

Who questioned that trade? Heh.
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Re: American League
« Reply #47 on: August 04, 2018, 05:20:12 PM »

Yanks need to do everything now to set up for the wild card game, including figuring out who they want to pitch

Right now without any doubt it is TANAKA, if they are thinking straight

I'm excited to see ADAMS, who I would have taken as a Met - today.

So far, he's slightly better than Severino was yesterday, both in runs and in pitches thrown. Better than they might have feared if not as good as they likely had hoped. "Better than Severino was yesterday" is not a high bar to clear.
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Re: American League
« Reply #48 on: August 04, 2018, 06:08:16 PM »

Who questioned that trade? Heh.

Same trade as Britton

- but you liked Shreve, I get it.
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Re: American League
« Reply #49 on: August 04, 2018, 06:10:12 PM »

Not the same trade as Britton. Not even close. You're becoming more of a troll daily.
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Re: American League
« Reply #50 on: August 04, 2018, 06:19:06 PM »

You think Red Sox "needed" Eovaldi?  For what?

I am going on the premise that you did NOT think Yanks needed Britton (easy, since this is basically what you posted)

The 2 deals are identical, right down to the "we kept him from the opposition" stance.
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Re: American League
« Reply #51 on: August 04, 2018, 06:22:56 PM »

I posted my reasons about why I thought Britton wasn't a great move and in so doing acknowledged the "keeping him from a competitor" argument was a compelling one. Feel free to go back to them. Oh. You can't? Tough shit. Troll.
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Re: American League
« Reply #52 on: August 04, 2018, 06:25:30 PM »

Actually, you never did.
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Re: American League
« Reply #53 on: August 04, 2018, 06:30:47 PM »

Actually, I guess we'll never know. Troll.
 Perhaps you can find it on my Twitter account.
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Re: American League
« Reply #54 on: August 04, 2018, 06:32:36 PM »

You think Red Sox "needed" Eovaldi?  For what?

I am going on the premise that you did NOT think Yanks needed Britton (easy, since this is basically what you posted)

The 2 deals are identical, right down to the "we kept him from the opposition" stance.

I thought the Red Sox needed Eovaldi.

Didn't you?
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Re: American League
« Reply #55 on: August 04, 2018, 06:34:24 PM »

Say what, Cash?

https://weei.radio.com/blogs/rob-bradford/red-sox-send-message-yankees-brian-cashman

White Sox, Astros, Twins, A's. Phils, Mariners all play Sox tougher this year than NY
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Re: American League
« Reply #56 on: August 04, 2018, 06:35:59 PM »

Actually, I guess we'll never know. Troll.
 Perhaps you can find it on my Twitter account.

I will look

@onetitlesince00, right?
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Re: American League
« Reply #57 on: August 04, 2018, 06:38:58 PM »

How'd you guess?
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Re: American League
« Reply #58 on: August 04, 2018, 06:48:10 PM »

alittle bit of added drama

alls well that ends well.

Eovaldi was a stud.
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Re: American League
« Reply #59 on: August 04, 2018, 06:55:09 PM »

You think Red Sox "needed" Eovaldi?  For what?

I am going on the premise that you did NOT think Yanks needed Britton (easy, since this is basically what you posted)

The 2 deals are identical, right down to the "we kept him from the opposition" stance.

The deals were not identical.

Britton was an established star closer, Eovaldi more of a lottery ticket starter.

Sox got priced out of the reliever market but could pick-up an end of the rotation starter who might be moved to the pen, or allow someone (Pom) to be moved to the pen.

Britton had a deep market

No one else wanted Eovaldi, which is why the Sox could get him.

and fwiw when I put forth the Ys keeping Britton away from Sox/Astro's was a tangible benefit, a return response disagreed with me.

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