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Because bad teams rarely make good trades
Commented on Community discussion: 2014 MLB trade deadline on Jul 31 2014, 5:34p - 2 replies
Not very good for Betts though
Commented on Red Sox trade John Lackey, Corey Littrell to Cardinals for Allen Craig, Joe Kelly on Jul 31 2014, 3:00p - 1 reply
The platoon bats may be too much micromanagement
Commented on Community discussion: 2014 MLB trade deadline on Jul 31 2014, 2:47p
No Subject
Commented on Trade deadline: Jon Lester to Oakland, Yoenis Cespedes to Boston on Jul 31 2014, 12:54p
Yes but
Commented on Rockies trade rumors: Mariners made offer for Drew Stubbs, Colorado reluctant to move him on Jul 26 2014, 11:38a
If the Astros were so brilliant at signing top picks
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 20 2014, 11:48p
Nonsense
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 20 2014, 9:07p
That is evidence that the Aikens/Close did things 'right' (ie OK by the NCAA)
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 20 2014, 8:27p
Whoever asserts 'they aren't frugal or cheap'
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 20 2014, 8:19p - 1 reply
Who made the initial offer?
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 20 2014, 8:13p - 1 reply
That doesn't mean they are going to be spending the money in 2015
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 20 2014, 4:57p - 2 replies
Are they spending the money?
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 20 2014, 3:49p - 2 replies
The Astros directly contacted Close
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 20 2014, 1:39p - 1 reply
Luhnow and Crane absolutely DID screw with Aiken's NCAA eligibility
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 20 2014, 1:15p - 1 reply
They rescinded the Nix offer
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 20 2014, 11:48a
And the original offer to Aiken of $6.5 million
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 20 2014, 11:26a - 2 replies
Only if the Astros specifically told him that
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 20 2014, 11:25a - 1 reply
That would depend on the remedy he wants
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 9:52p
But are Astro$ the same as US$
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 7:56p
I must have misunderstood
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 1:55p - 1 reply
"passing the physical' is not a contract clause
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 1:52p - 1 reply
The 'protection' for the teams
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 1:46p
My guess is that the Marshall stuff
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 1:12p
Nix's offer was rescinded by the Astros
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 1:07p - 3 replies
Two sides not being on the same page?
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 1:02p - 2 replies
No Subject
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 12:51p - 2 replies
They will zoom right up the ranks of
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 12:45p
If they can mess with both top picks next year
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 12:41p - 1 reply
Actually the Nix deal was a real offer
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 12:37p - 1 reply
There is one exception
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 12:27p
Nix has a very legitimate court case
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 11:57a - 2 replies
No Subject
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 11:52a - 1 reply
The first $5 million offer is merely speculated
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 11:31a
Nix can't file a grievance
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 10:51a - 1 reply
Well the owner already DID that - this year
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 10:45a - 1 reply
Astros had the most money this year too
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 19 2014, 12:53a - 1 reply
The Curt Flood Act of 1998
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 18 2014, 10:56p - 3 replies
I can assure you
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 18 2014, 10:30p - 2 replies
And what do you think are the chances that a #2 prospect agrees to be drafted by them?
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 18 2014, 9:19p - 2 replies
$8 million in Jim Crane's pocket is a whole lot of nickels and dimes
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 18 2014, 8:36p
The legal case is:
Commented on Houston Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken, world does not end on Jul 18 2014, 8:20p - 1 reply
On the bright side
Commented on My thoughts on the Brady Aiken situation on Jul 18 2014, 6:49p
There is no offer if the other side doesn't even talk to him
Commented on My thoughts on the Brady Aiken situation on Jul 18 2014, 6:31p
No Subject
Commented on My thoughts on the Brady Aiken situation on Jul 18 2014, 5:39p - 2 replies
Astros owner has already made a statement that jeopardizes Aiken's NCAA eligibility
Commented on My thoughts on the Brady Aiken situation on Jul 18 2014, 1:59p - 2 replies
No point in trading either player
Commented on MLB Trade Rumors: Could Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez be on the move? on Jul 9 2014, 12:28a
I'm done at this site
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 3:38p
No I didn't
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 3:20p
My numbers are right
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 3:18p - 4 replies
5 guys at high-A level
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 3:17p - 1 reply
I'm saying that every team develops prospects
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 3:13p - 1 reply
And yet
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 3:07p
Every team does that
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 3:00p - 1 reply
Neither do we
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 2:58p - 1 reply
Fact
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 2:51p - 1 reply
Really?
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 2:42p - 3 replies
Look at their farm teams compared to ours
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 2:24p - 1 reply
See Addison Russell
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 2:20p - 1 reply
No farm system?
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 1:13p - 1 reply
Yeesh
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 1:06p - 1 reply
Morneau is the guy we should be trading now
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 1:02p - 1 reply
oh ok
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 12:50p - 1 reply
The fallout is why it won't happen
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 12:49p - 1 reply
So Bautista is not part of a core and Morneau is?
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 12:47p - 1 reply
re health Some might say the same about our core
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 12:38p
Tulo and CarGo may well be the two strongest same team players
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 12:30p - 2 replies
The teams who have finished ahead of us last year and the year before and the year before
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 12:23p - 1 reply
Yankees Giants and Angels
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 12:08p - 2 replies
The problem is this is not the year to be trading a long-contract SS
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 12:03p
If the people making those decisions could build a core
Commented on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez trade talk begins on Jul 4 2014, 11:50a - 1 reply
I was initially going to do that iteratively - start with 3 draft years and add one at a time
Commented on Draft Order and Baseball Success on Jul 3 2014, 10:00p
There have been some good tall batters
Commented on Thursday Rockpile: Arenado returns, Anderson on the way back as well on Jul 3 2014, 3:31p
He's 6'4" (minimum) at age 16
Commented on Thursday Rockpile: Arenado returns, Anderson on the way back as well on Jul 3 2014, 3:14p - 1 reply
Yankees got the best one IMO - Juan de Leon
Commented on Thursday Rockpile: Arenado returns, Anderson on the way back as well on Jul 3 2014, 1:35p
Here's what I find on them
Commented on Thursday Rockpile: Arenado returns, Anderson on the way back as well on Jul 3 2014, 1:16p - 3 replies
Reminds me of both Moyer and Oswalt
Commented on Thursday Rockpile: Arenado returns, Anderson on the way back as well on Jul 3 2014, 1:09p - 2 replies
Would like to make one adjustment to my list if possible
Commented on Purple Row Prospects Polling Thread - Summer 2014 on Jul 3 2014, 12:50p
re the 20 great players and five terrible starters
Commented on Draft Order and Baseball Success on Jul 3 2014, 3:45a
The correlation is 17%
Commented on Draft Order and Baseball Success on Jul 3 2014, 3:29a
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