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bankshot1

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Re: Major League Baseball
« Reply #1350 on: December 24, 2018, 09:51:37 AM »

Dodgers are swimming in dough and haven't won in awhile, can't see them salary dumping after got 0-for the last 2 World Series.

wouldn't think it would sit well with the locals losing Machado and Puig.

Dodgers need some mid-line-up oomph!

if not Harper how about clearing some space for a trade w/yankees for Stanton?

then Ys announce Machado and Harper!

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« Reply #1351 on: December 24, 2018, 09:57:04 AM »

A Stanton deal would have to be similar to what LA just did, but in reverse.  With Yanks getting virtually nothing in return.
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« Reply #1352 on: December 24, 2018, 10:01:50 AM »

A Stanton deal would have to be similar to what LA just did, but in reverse.  With Tanks getting virtually nothing in return.

Yup. clears space for a deal.

Magic will throw in a couple of low-level prospects and 2 courtside seats at the Staples Center next to Jack.

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« Reply #1353 on: December 31, 2018, 12:02:07 PM »

Someone should stick to analyzing only the Red Sox.
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« Reply #1354 on: December 31, 2018, 12:45:18 PM »

Gammons?
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« Reply #1355 on: December 31, 2018, 12:47:15 PM »

So....what's the Phil's offer to Machado that is about to fall short?

My Mets offer to Harper was 9-282 with an opt out after 3-90.
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« Reply #1356 on: December 31, 2018, 01:10:01 PM »

consensus seems to be when the ball drops in Time Sq. tonught

Machado will emerge in pinstripes

and take out Anderson Cooper's knee
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« Reply #1357 on: January 01, 2019, 09:46:26 PM »

Rubio tries to end MLB's Cuba deal:So last month Major League Baseball and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached a deal: A Cuban player may now freely sign with a U.S. team, and the Cuban federation will receive a fee of up to 20 percent of that player’s U.S. salary.

That’s the part Republican Florida Senator Marco Rubio calls an “immoral farce.” The deal stems from an Obama Administration ruling that Cuba’s baseball federation is not subject to the U.S. trade embargo against the Cuban regime. Rubio insists it is – and he wants President Trump to rule his way.

http://www.wlrn.org/post/rubio-wants-trump-sink-cuba-baseball-deal-he-endangering-cuban-players

The deal is a liberal plot:Although the Cuban partner of MLB and the union is named as the FCB, the FCB is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Castroite communist government of the island prison.

In a particularly smarmy ploy, in announcing their deal with the Cuban dictatorship, the baseball owners and union claimed that they entered into it to "end the dangerous trafficking of Cuban players who desire to play professional baseball in the United States" -- that is, to take away an incentive to defect.  (If talented Cubans, skilled at playing baseball, are prevented by the owners and the union from being paid to play baseball in America, they will have one fewer reason to leave the island.  Actually, the reasons to leave the massive Cuban gulag will remain;  but the baseball owners and union will have conspired with the regime in Havana to ensure that defectors who make it to America will be consigned to wash dishes for a living rather than to compete for professional baseball players' wages.)
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/01/major_league_baseball_bailing_out_cuban_government.html

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« Reply #1358 on: January 02, 2019, 01:54:19 PM »

consensus seems to be when the ball drops in Time Sq. tonught

Machado will emerge in pinstripes

and take out Anderson Cooper's knee

Yanks sign Tulowitzki.  May in fact be out on Manny.

I see them making a deal....maybe for a 1b.  Wonder what they would have given Pearce if he had put himself out there.
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« Reply #1359 on: January 02, 2019, 03:37:27 PM »

Seems they like Voit at 1st, not so much on Bird.

Still expect cash to make a big splash with Manny, but now they got to sell him on 3rd 

Trade Bird (and Gray?) and transition Andujar to 1st?
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« Reply #1360 on: January 02, 2019, 09:47:36 PM »

They have a lot of chiefs over there and some of them still love Greg Bird
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« Reply #1361 on: January 03, 2019, 11:56:37 AM »

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« Reply #1362 on: January 03, 2019, 02:42:21 PM »

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« Reply #1363 on: January 03, 2019, 04:48:30 PM »

Boston Red Sox Writer: The guy who is number one in post-season pitching for games, WHIP, ERA, and Saves, with the MOST INNINGS PITCHED, is NOT a HOFer.

https://www.telegram.com/news/20181222/bill-ballou-mariano-rivera-not-getting-this-writers-hall-of-fame-vote

And again, writers should not be voting for the HALL.
Particularly, the obvious home team supporters among them.
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« Reply #1364 on: January 03, 2019, 05:00:45 PM »

and yet despite that writer's opinion, 1 opinion of some some 500 opinions, the probability that Rivera gets named on about 99% of the remaining 499 HoF ballots is almost a certainty, and he will be enshtined as a Hall of Famer.

As it should be.

1 voter from a diverse population causes no harm 

One idiosyncratic voter from a neutral and largely non-conflicted/non-partisan body of 500 observers/writer/voters, is easily diluted by the diversity of the group,

As we recently saw 3 or 4 conflicted voters can easily sway a jury of 16.
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