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#61 OFFLINE   _NV™

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Posted 06 January 2019 - 12:28 PM

Needed a reliever, especially a lefty, so I'm happy to see Britton coming back.

 

Didn't really look like himself last year but hopefully he rounds back into shape coming off that Achilles injury. 


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Posted 06 January 2019 - 01:17 PM

I was actually surprised he got the money he did given his injury history. At his best he's as good as any reliever in the game, though, so it could be a great bargain.
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Posted 07 January 2019 - 11:22 AM

The more time goes on, I really start to wonder if the Free Agents are just going to take the big money offers they are getting from lesser teams (White Sox) than the Big Clubs like the Yanks and Dodgers.


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Posted 07 January 2019 - 02:42 PM

Do we even know what they've offered? I know it was reported they made a serious offer to Machado but no details at all other than it's more like $200M than $300m.
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Posted 07 January 2019 - 03:01 PM

Do we even know what they've offered? I know it was reported they made a serious offer to Machado but no details at all other than it's more like $200M than $300m.

I don't know how real any of the offers really are outside of the final one that a player takes to join a team


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Posted 07 January 2019 - 03:13 PM

Rumors are they won't go past 7 years so it's hard to envision them landing Machado or Harper. 


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Posted 08 January 2019 - 11:38 AM

Rumors are they won't go past 7 years so it's hard to envision them landing Machado or Harper. 

that was an unsubstantiated rumor.

 

Landed another top reliever for the White Sox.  Going to be interesting especially in the AL Central 


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Posted 09 January 2019 - 09:23 PM

Even with Machado in the mix, the Indians are still comfortably ahead of anyone else in the AL Central
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Posted 11 January 2019 - 05:09 PM

Looks like the Yanks are moving on from Machado after signing LeMahieu.

 

Don't love the signing but it's not for a lot of money and he plays solid defense. 

 

Has always put the bat on the ball which this team sorely needs but his splits away from Coors are concerning. 


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#70 OFFLINE   Big Bid'Ness

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 07:12 PM

I'll think he will be fine at Yankee Stadium


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Posted 13 January 2019 - 01:04 AM

LeMahieu should be just fine, if he can handle New York.  The fans there are a bit different than in Colorado.  Reports are that they are still considering Machado, but not more than 5 years.  I could see 5/$175MM from the Yankees.  He wants to play there and they could use him, but not enough to give him the ultra-long contract.


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Posted 14 January 2019 - 04:05 PM

Even with Machado in the mix, the Indians are still comfortably ahead of anyone else in the AL Central

I agree, but the gap closes, and starting with 2020, certainly no later than 2021 at worst there's competition for the Indians and the rest of the AL with the White Sox.


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Posted 16 January 2019 - 01:42 PM

 

Can't believe the Yanks wouldn't be willing to top this. 


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Posted 16 January 2019 - 01:48 PM

Hal is soft
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Posted 17 January 2019 - 02:31 PM

Adam Ottavino to the Yankees 3/$27MM.


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Posted 19 January 2019 - 11:21 AM

Looking likely that Sonny Gray ends up in Cincinnati. Not a great park for him to pitch in but facing NL lineups will definitley help. 

 

He's better than what he showed for us. 


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