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MLB Rumors October 25 2014
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25 Oct 2014 17:39:52
Yankees-White Sox trade:
White Sox get:
John Ryan Murphy
Yankees get their shortstop while the White Sox get a good overall catcher in Murphy, a strike-out reliever in kelley, and an OF in Zoilo who can play LF
As a yankees fan, i'd actually rather keep JR Murphy and put someone like Pirela or Tyler Austin in this deal.
25 Oct 2014 15:24:16
Given the Jays wealth of young starters (Sanchez, Hutchinson, Stroman, Norris) who are ready for the big leagues, the Jays need to unload some of their veterans to add at other positions.
Class A prospect
What do you mean by a "Class A prospect?". because no one's giving up a top prospect for Buehrle
24 Oct 2014 15:45:08
WILD ANGELS-BLUE JAYS TRADE
Blue Jays: 2B Howie Kendrick, OF Chad Hinshaw
Angels: RHP Aaron Sanchez
Jays get second baseman and underrated outfield prospect, Angels get great pitching prospect
Angels aren't going to give up Howie Kendrick for nothing. I'm not sure where everyone's coming up with the Kendrick trade ideas.
Seriously why is everyone posting Kendrick trades. If you remember when the Angels clinched the West. Scioscia even said Kendrick and Aybar are the unsung heros of the team. When the manager says that about you, there's a good chance you don't get traded away.
No way Jays do this. Sanchez IS going to be a frontline pitcher
^Eh. He needs to develop a third pitch if he wants to make it as a starter.
24 Oct 2014 03:21:38
Jays looking to move Adam Lind. Deal is expected just after world series. Here is a possible option.
1B Adam Lind
RP Zach Duke
P Devin Williams
I doubt that the Jays will get a second baseman they need for Lind, unless they make a package deal for one. I see the Brewers as an option, but the trade itself is a projection and will most likely be wrong.
Duke is a free agent.
Zach Duke is a free agent
I'm curious if the Brewers are more interested in getting some gloves in the outfield as opposed to a first baseman. I don't know for sure.
24 Oct 2014 02:20:12
offseason trade ideas
Mariners get: Yoenis Cespedes
Red Sox get: Justin Smoak, Roenis Elias, Stefan Romero, 2 PTBNL, cash
Tigers get: Santiago Casilla
Giants get: Bryan Holaday, Patrick McCoy, Tyler Collins, PTBNL
Yankees get: Ian Kinsler
Tigers get: Gary Sanchez, Manny Banuelos, David Huff, Francisco Cervelli, PTBNL, Cash
Red Sox get: Mat Latos
Reds get: Mookie Betts, Anthony Ranaudo, Ryan Lavarnway, Garin Cecchini, Daniel Nava
The Red Sox aren't giving up Betts for Latos. Latos has all of the signs of a pitcher in decline (less Ks, slower FB, more flyballs and home runs allowed) and will ask for far more than the Sox would be willing to give him in an extension
1. All these trades seem a little lop-sided.
2. To the Boston fan who thinks the Red Sox will not trade Betts in ANY deal, wake up! If the Sox acquire a starting pitcher through trade they WILL have to include one of their young players like Betts or Bogearts. That's how trades work. And your claim that Latos "has all the signs of a pitcher in decline" only shows your ignorance. Latos was coming off surgery, so his slight decline in velocity was to be expected. However, he was a better pitcher (not just a thrower) with an ERA just over 3. 00. And your claim that he gave up more home runs is false. He had given up a home run every 10. 92 innings pitched prior to 2014, compared to a ratio of 11. 37 last season. That is a better rate, not worse. Know your facts before you post and make yourself look foolish!
Betts will be traded for Cole Hamels
These trades aren't that good. The first one the Red Sox wouldn't do. I think better quality would have to go to Boston, not someone like Walker or Paxton, but just under that. The second one is to lopsided. Its way too much for a reliever. The third one is an over payment for Kinsler. The Yankees have a second baseman of the future in Rob Refsnyder. Plus I don't think the Tigers would want Huff and Cervelli. Especially when they will probably non tendered. The last one just needs a few different and less prospects going the Reds way.
Why would the Giants give up Santiago Casilla for another back-up catcher? They have Susac, Hector Sanchez, and even Guillermo Quiroz all who can play back-up.
The Giants are really high on Casilla. I doubt they move him unless they are blown away.
Also, adding Huff the Tragic Dragon into any trade decreases the value significantly.
No doubt the Reds and Red Sox will have trade discussions this off season, as the two teams match up very well. Each would be dealing from a position of strength: the Reds' pitching and the Red Sox' hitters.
Latos would clearly slot as Boston's #1 starter (as the roster stands now) or #2 if a top-tier FA is signed. There are a number of ways the Reds could go in return:
Latos (and possibly a minor leaguer or cash) for a combination of several young players like Betts, Cecchini, Renaudo, Nava, Matt Barnes, Travis Shaw or Brock Holt. The Reds would have no interest in Lavarnway and I doubt the SOx would want to include Xander Bogearts in any deal as long as Will Middlebrooks continues to struggle.
I think its more likely the Phillies and Red Sox make a trade.
23 Oct 2014 01:36:55
Resign Victor Martinez, 3 year 50m
Sign Andrew Miller, 2 year 20 million
Resign Joakim Soria, 1 year 5 million
Resign Joba 2 year 6 million
Resign Tori 1 year 7 million
Why resign that joke Joba?
Why would you have Krol on the roster? Dude's a joke.
Perhaps the most level-headed Tigers off-season projections I've seen yet.
-Victor is going to back with the Tigers.
-I could see the Tigers over-paying for Miller.
-They need the help in their 7-8-9 guys, so Soria seems like a good deal.
-Torii Hunter could take a 1 year deal, but some team could offer him 2 if they think he could be a DH, day-off OF project.
-Joba could be back with the Tigers. they can use him on select days only. although I see teams who could work with him and certainly be better landing spots for Joba.
22 Oct 2014 02:13:16
WILD ANGELS-YANKEES TRADE
Yankees: 2B Howie Kendrick, SS Eric Stamets
Angels: RHP Luis Severino, cash
Yankees don't need Kendrick, just another aging veteran. They have a guy in Rob Refsnyder who will take over the 2nd base job next year.
Yankees would need to give up quite a bit more to get Kendrick.
Wow. You're not a Yankees homer, are you?
^If you are talking about the first post/reply, I am a Yankee fan. One who thinks realistically. I'm tired of them getting all these guys past their prime hoping for lightening in a bottle. Refsnyder should have gotten called up last year. Kendrick is good, but old. They don't need to be trading top prospects they will eventually need. They need to build a new core that starts with Severino, Sanchez, Refsnyder, Bird and Judge.
21 Oct 2014 20:12:29
Phi gets- Owens, Margot, Johnson, and De LA Rosa
Bos gets- Hamels
Betts or Swihart need to be added, not both, but at least one of them with Owens and it's all good, especially after Lester and Price sign.
Betts. no need for Swihart we have Knapp and Grullon in the org
21 Oct 2014 17:02:10
Reds Trades (independent of another) -
Reds get: Christian Yelich & Adeiny Hechavarria
Marlins get: Chapman & PTBNL
Reds get: Mookie Betts & Daniel Nava
BoSox get: Johnny Cueto
Reds get: James Paxton, Chris Taylor, Ketel Marte, PTBNL
M's get: Chapman & Cueto
Need more in Cueto deal
Nava is a free agent.
^No, he isn't
The Red Sox aren't giving up sox year of Mookie Betts for one year of Cueto.
You don't think the Sox can afford to re-sign him?
Let's see: No, No and No
Let's see: Hell no, hell no, and hell no.
21 Oct 2014 03:33:37
Lefty Reliever (LOOGY)
A #3 type starter
When it comes to lefties, everyone will want us to sign Andrew Miller. Well, Jepsen, Smith, Street is a GREAT 7-8-9, maybe one of the best. Miller is not worth 6-8 million a year, and some teams like Detroit will wants him to close. We just need a gut that can get lefties out. I hear that the Cardinals are shopping Randy Choate, and yes, he's old, but he gets the job done.
Angels Get: LHP Randy Choate
Cardinals Get: RHP Trevor Gott, 1 million
Now, the angels have traded Lindsey, Rondon, Alvarez, and Morris for Street AND Choate
Now, since we are done with that, let's sign Francisco Liriano because we have money that we DIDN't spend on Miller.
Sign Francisco Liriano to a 2/17 contract
Now, a utility infielder. let's just get Beckham back for a few million.
This team isn't 100% star now, but things that happened bad last year should be fixed this year.
Liriano will go for more than that
20 Oct 2014 22:50:05
Miami Marlins offseason:
Marlins get: Chase Utley
Phillies get: Rob Brantly, Kyle Jensen, Adeiny Hechavarria, PTBNL, Cash
Sign SS Hanley Ramirez
Sign LHP Jon Lester
Sign RHP Jim Johnson
Sign OF Colby Rasmus
release OF Reed Johnson
1. Christian Yelich, CF
2. Chase Utley, 2B
3. Giancarlo Stanton, RF
4. Hanley Ramirez, SS
5. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
6. Marcell Ozuna, LF
7. Casey McGehee, 3B
8. Garrett Jones, 1B
9. Pitcher's slot
C Jeff Mathis
UT Jeff Baker
OF Colby Rasmus
IF Donovan Solano
1. Jon Lester, LHP
2. Jose Fernandez, RHP
3. Jarred Cosart, RHP
4. Andrew Heaney, LHP
5. Nathan Eovaldi, RHP
RHP Tom Koehler
LHP Brian Flynn
RHP Jim Johnson
LHP Dan Jennings
RHP Henderson Alvarez
RHP Sam Dyson
RHP Steve Cishek
Where's all this talk about Utley coming from?
So where did they get all this money? They don't have that much and what they do have is going to goto Stanton.
I'm sure the Phillies would jump all over this (assuming Utley waived his no-trade clause), but in reality none of this will happen
20 Oct 2014 21:43:13
Yankees Off-Season Plan
Sign LHP Jon Lester
Sign RHP Rafael Soriano
Sign LF Melky Cabrera
Sign LHP Andrew Miller
Trade for SS Troy Tulowitzki: Gardner, Betances, Pirela, PTBNL
Re-Sign David Robertson
Re-Sign Chase Headley
Re-Sign Brandon McCarthy
2015 Team is as follows:
Rotation: Tanaka Lester Sabathia McCarthy Pineda
7th inning- Andrew Miller
As a Yankees fan this would be awesome. Getting rid of Betances would suck, but for the best SS in the game, heck yeah!
A reunion with Melky is an interesting idea, he is a decent defender with plus offensive numbers. Not as fast as Gardner but still a viable option atop the lineup.
As a yankees fan, no to Tulo. too injury prone.
They have enough outfielders and don't need to bring back Cabrera. Nor do they need to bring back Soriano. And your a fool if you think that package will land Tulowitzki.
Tulo? Uh, no. Especially not for that weak-ass package you listed.
Sorry Melky is staying in T. O
20 Oct 2014 17:48:34
I know a lot of Angels fans want to free up money by trading Josh Hamilton and CJ Wilson, but I have this question. Who would replace them?
OUTFIELD OPTIONS (If Hamilton Leaves)
In addition to those three, the free agent market for the outfield isn't to great and trading for an outfielder would be unfavorable seeing as though the team wants to rebuild their farm.
So in all honesty, I think the Angels should hold onto Hamilton because he is our best option by far.
PITCHING OPTION (If CJ leaves)
If CJ were to leave us, that would make our rotation a whole lot thinner, yes the free agent class of pitchers this offseason is strong but the Angels should think about holding off on spending big on a pitcher and save their draft pick. The Angels farm has produced great players and they need to get back into that mentality.
For me, keeping CJ is key to the success for next years season. He adds more depth to the rotation and can still be a solid number two or three man for us.
The Angel need to focus on fixing the little things this offseason, which is adding a lefty reliever like Andrew Miller
Also some bench help, I think the best way to do that is by signing Torii Hunter and using him as a DH, this would make CJ Cron drop down to the bench. Which would make the team deeper.
I will bet a lot of money on this: The Angels, even if they sign a free agent SP, will NOT have the best record in baseball next season.
Though as an Angels fan I like all this, but we got Jepsen, Smith, Street which is pretty lights out. Maybe instead of Miller we can get Randy Choate from the Cards for maybe Jairo Diaz and a million bucks
^^Just curious, what makes you say that?
^ Trading for those two would be the cheaper option, however the Angels traded a good amount of the farm in 2014. Besides there is no problem with having to many good arms in the pen. Miller can be another lights out option for the Halos pen. And if they sign Grille back, this could be the pen
Long Reliver = Cory Rasmus or Hector Santiago
5th =Salas - RHP
6th = Grilli - RHP
7th = Jepsen - RHP
8th = Miller - LHP
8th = Smith - RHP
Closer = Street - RHP
That is arguably the best bullpen in baseball.
Also I know I put two 8th inning guys. I put that depending on the situation.
^ alright sounds good.
20 Oct 2014 12:51:55
Reds off season:
Trade SP Homer Bailey and 2B Brandon Phillips to Yankees for INF-OF Martin Prado, RP Jose A. Ramirez and PTBNL (RP Jacob Lindgren after June draft)
Pick up Cueto's $10M option and try to sign him to extension
Buyout options of Ludwick and Hannahan (saves $6. 5M)
Non-tender Ondrusek (saves $2. 3M)
The trade saves them $11. 5M, which, allong with the other savings, brings their projected payroll of $133. 1M down to a more manageable $112. 8M. Prado would be in LF, with Kris Negron and Skip Schumaker splitting 2B. Rasiel Iglesias replaces Ondrusek in bullpen (or possibly goes into rotation along with Tony Cingrani)
I don't know if I see them trading away Phillips.
Good thought process though.
Reds would be all over this if they
could unload Phillips and his
That's a lot of talent to trade for Prado, who would best be utilized as a utility player.
I agree all these moves are necessary if the Reds want to continue to contend. As a small-market team there is no way they can afford two $20M plus players and still hope to field a competitive team.
19 Oct 2014 22:54:30
The Angels need some money off their payroll so.
Mets: Josh Hamilton, 17m per year of Hamilton
Angels: Jon Niese
Dodgers: C. J. Wilson, 10m
Angels: Zach Lee
Now there's payroll space so.
Sign Francisco Liriano 2/23
Sign Andrew Miller 3/23
Angels get 2 good lefties and a lefty reliever along with a pitching prospect for Hamilton and Wilson
Zach Lee for CJ Wilson?
Please, tell me you're kidding.
19 Oct 2014 20:54:54
Phillies trade Rollins to the Dodgers for two minor leagers. Phillies trade Utley, J. Biddle plus 5 million dollars to Oakland for J. Samarjac.
Sam is a free agent you don't have to trade for him
^^^No, Samardzija is not a free agent until next season.
Also, I don't know if Chase Utley will waive his no-trade clause to go anywhere.
19 Oct 2014 19:18:42
The Phillies trade M. Bryd, Ashe, Ruf to The Red Sox for Cespedes and another prospect.
If the red sox where to trade Cespedes it sure would not be for another outfielder so byrd is out of the question
This could b one massive trade including hamels and boston propects also
If Cespedes gets dealt, it's for an arm, like the Mets' Gee or the Reds' Leake
Reds trade cueto for cespedes and pnl. Then trade Chapman and Phillips to an AL team so phillips can dh. Then reds can release or trade ludwick and heisey.
18 Oct 2014 18:12:15
Byrd for Christian Binford
Cole Hamels for Henry Owens, Blake Swihart, Manuel Margot and Eduardo Escobar
Howard and 50 mil. for Enny Romero
Colby Rasmus - 5 yrs, 70 mil
Yasmany Tomas - 7 yrs, 105 mil
Justin Masterson - 3 yrs, 39 mil
If Hamels is traded to Boston, they would have to put Betts in the offer if they want a deal. No on Rasmus and Masterson.
Red Sox had a payroll of $157M at season's end. Before arbitration and extensions. likely a additional $20-25M (which is a low number), you're suggesting they add the following:
Red Sox 2015 Payroll would be somewhere between $240-250M. no way.
And no one is taking Howard, unless the Phillies eat the remaining $125M on his contract. And it certainly won't be a small market team like Tampa Bay.
^He was saying those guys goto the Phillies, not the Red Sox.
18 Oct 2014 17:47:41
C. Davis and U. Jimenez to the Phillies for R. Howard, D. Brown and 35. Million.
No one is taking Ryan Howard, at all.
Howard would be a good fit for the White Sox, if the Phillies would pay 50 Million of his contract. The Sox no longer have either of their DH"s. Two minor league prospects is all it would take.
^No one wants Ryan Howard
18 Oct 2014 16:32:04
Angels: Aroldis Chapman
Reds: Howie Kendrick, Kevin Jepsen, Mark Sappington
The Reds have Phillips as their second baseman.
The Reds will probably look to trade some of their players to reduce payroll, but Chapman will not be one of them
Agreed. Reds will probably look to trade off pieces to reduce the payroll, such as Phillips or a starting pitcher (Latos or Leake). The player they should trade, in my opinion, is Votto, but it will be very difficult to find a taker. Trading his contract would allow them the financial flexibility to keep the rotation in tact and add a mid-range outfielder. Unfortunately Walt Jocketty will probably do nothing and continue to sink his ship.
18 Oct 2014 00:45:48
Rockies sign James Shields
With what money?
The Rockies would do better if they could trade Tulowitski to St Louis for one of their starters and an outfielder, plus one of their top prospects.
I doubt Shields wants to go to Colorado. Not exactly an attractive option for pitchers.
The best fit among free agent SPs for Colorado would be Justin Masterson.
18 Oct 2014 00:18:55
Yankees send Gardner, Pineda to Reds, Cervelli to Pirates
Reds send Latos, Bailey to the Yankees
Pirates send Jeff Locke to the Reds
I can't see these happening. I think the Reds would want prospects for Latos and Bailey.
Yea not happening
These deals allow NY to seriously upgrade their rotation, to one of the AL's best. Pittsburgh gets a better Catcher than any in their system, majors or minors, to replace Martin who will be out of their price range. The Reds cut payroll while remaining competitive next season, which is their goal. Gardner becomes the Left Fielder they've been needing and slots in behind Hamilton in the bating order as a steady on base performer for Votto and Frazier to knock in. Pineda and Locke are proven Pitchers, with cost control--better than prospects
So the Reds are giving up Homer Bailey and Mat Latos for Jeff Locke and Brett Gardner? Don't think so.
Agreed. Even though the Reds will be desperate to reduce the payroll, they are not going to give away two top-line starting pitchers in their primes for anything less than multiple quality prospects
Actually for Latos you are receiving Gardner and Pineda, which is a nice deal for the Reds, with Gardner jumpstarting the offense and Pineda the dart throwing machine whose BB/K ratio and ERA➕ would be tops on the rotation. Trading Bailey for Locke rids them of a #1 contract for a #3-4 pitcher (with two no-hitters, still not an Ace) while acquiring as cost controlled younger version of him, at an already advanced level. Now extend your real Ace, Cue to!
17 Oct 2014 01:49:24
Daniel Murphy for Yoenis Cespedes
Mets get a much needed outfielder
Red Sox get a much needed left-handed hitting 3rd baseman
Red Sox still have Castillo, Betts, Craig, Victorino, and Nava for their outfield
Mets can place Dilson Herrera at 2nd.
I don't see how this even. To me Cespedes is a better overall player.
Shane Victorino is a Free Agent
Victorino is not a free agent. He signed a 3 year contract and has one year left.
Daniel Murphy is a second baseman, which the red sox don't need
I honestly wish this would happen but its not going to. You have to add in at least one pitcher (niese or montero maybe) and possibly a prospect to really get talks going.
16 Oct 2014 17:11:10
The Dodgers trade Puig, Gordon plus another prospect to Tampa Bay for Longoria, Zobrest, and one of their starters. The Phillies trade Rollins to the Dodgers for two low level prospects.
Zobrist is a free agent. the Dodgers could just sign him.
^The Rays have a club option on him which they are definitely going to exercise.
It depends. It's a $7. 5M Option or a $500K buyout. It really depends on what forecast the Rays are going themselves. If they don't see themselves being competitive, they won't spend $7. 5M.
^Even I they don't think they'll contend, they'll still exercise the option. Zobrist is a great bargain at that price and would have a lot of offseason trade value
16 Oct 2014 16:49:55
Royals sign Nick Markakis
Orioles signed James Shields
Do they have the cash to sign him?
Shields is either staying in KC or going to Boston
^^No they didn't.
Royals are resigning James Shields
Phillies sign Nick Markakis
16 Oct 2014 03:58:20
As a Reds fan, I am very concerned about how the team will shake out financially in 2015. According to this web site the Reds payroll will be somewhere around $129M (figuring what money is already committed, what the eight arbitration eligible players will get, letting Ramon Santiago go as a free agent and buying out Ludwick and Hannahan). That is a $19M jump from the team-record $110M from last season, which would be awfully hard for a small market team to stomach Where does that money come from or, more accurately, who gets traded to keep the payroll at a more manageable amount?
Votto and his albatross of a contract will be almost impossible to trade. Phillips and Bruce are each due $12M next season. Cueto and Bailey are both at $10M, with Latos and Leake right behind. I believe the Reds will have to explore trades for young and inexpensive players is return such as:
SP Mike Leake and RP Manny Parra to Colorado for OF Corey Dickerson and PTBNL
SP Homer Bailey and RP Logan Ondrusek to Boston for OF's Mookie Betts and Daniel Nava and P Matt Barnes
Either trade would address the void in LF and shave approx $9-10M off the payroll (which in Cincy may still not be enough). Thoughts?
They still will need to trade 1 or 2 more players. that's why I think they should cut their loses and trade Cueto and chapman and then try to get rid of Heisey, phillips.
Rockies won't give up offense for pitching considering their ballpark.
If they acquired Betts it would allow them to trade Phillips for prospects and clear another $12M.
^No, that's exactly the kind of trade the Rockies have to make if they ever plan to contend. They should have traded either Tulo or CarGo already for young pitching, but they can't seem to figure this out. They will never lure top tier free agent starters, so trades like this is their only alternative
The Red Sox won't trade Betts for Bailey. Cueto, sure. But Bailey's simply to overpaid for their taste.
I too am concerned about the Reds, especially when you consider that in 2016 they will have not one, but two players making in excess of $20M per season in Homer Bailey and Joey Votto (who I call the Reds "DH" or Designated Healer). I was surprised when ownership approved the move past $100M in payroll last year, and given the teams struggles I doubt Castellini will allow it to go any higher. I see the Reds trading off pieces at every opportunity and several years of fan frustration.
Agree! that's why I think they should trade Cueto and Chapman now before losing them to free agency. They could get good prospect inreturn for them and maybe they can keep Latos, Leake and hope their own pitching prospects can come up and with what they get in the trades.
I agree with your assessment, but I would rather keep Cueto and trade either Leake, Bailey or Latos. Latos would bring more in return than Leake since he is considered and #1-2 starter. I think their are several teams that would like to have him, such as the Red Sox, Yankees, Tigers, Braves, etc. A trade with the Tigers involving JD Martinez could be attractive to both teams.
16 Oct 2014 02:04:26
Sign RHP Max Scherzer
Resign RHP David Robertson
Sign LHP Andrew Miller
Sign RHP Luke Gregerson
Resign IF Chase Headley
Sign SS Jed Lowrie
Sign OF Jonny Gomes
Resign RHP Brandon McCarthy
Yankees get: Howie Kendrick
Angels get: Jose Pirela, Jose A. Ramirez, Zoilo Almonte
1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
2. Brett Gardner, LF
3. Mark Teixeira, 1B
4. Carlos Beltran, RF
5. Alex Rodriguez, DH
6. Brian McCann, C
7. Howie Kendrick, 2B
8. Chase Headley, 3B
9. Jed Lowrie, SS
C Francisco Cervelli
IF Brendan Ryan
OF Jonny Gomes
IF Martin Prado
1. Max Scherzer, RHP
2. Masahiro Tanaka, RHP
3. Brandon McCarthy, RHP
4. CC Sabathia, LHP
5. Shane Greene, RHP
RHP David Phelps
LHP Andrew Miller
RHP Adam Warren
LHP David Huff
RHP Luke Gregerson
RHP Dellin Betances
RHP David Robertson
Martin Prado on the bench. He will make 11 million dollars in 2015
Cc Sabathia 4th is the Rotation? I would have him at 3
It would be laughable for NYY to do this. They need to break up their team, not build on it. Save some money for the future, they are not contenders as currently built.
15 Oct 2014 17:26:20
Free Agent Signings:
- Hanley Ramirez, SS, 5/100
- Andrew Miller, RP, 3/21
- Jon Lester, SP, 6/120
- David Robertson, CL, 1/15. 3
- Brandon McCarthy, SP, 3/33
- Chase Headley, 3B/1B, 2/8
1) Brett Gardner, LF
2) Jacolby Elsburry, CF
3) Hanley Ramirez, SS
4) Carlos Beltran, RF
5) Brian McCann, C
6) Mark Teixeira, 1B
7) Alex Rodriguez, DH
8) Chase Headley, 3B
9) Martin Prado, 2B
Francisco Cervelli, C
Rob Refsnyder, 2B
Brandon Ryan, SS
Chris Young, OF
1) Masahiro Tanaka
2) Jon Lester
3) Michael Pineda
4) Brandon McCarthy
5) CC Sabathia
David Robertson, CL
Delin Betances, SU
Andrew Miller, LHP
David Phelps, RHP
Adam Warren, RHP
Shane Greene, RHP
Jacob Lindgren, LHP
Yankees need to stay away from Hanely and get a stop gap or someone who isn't going to need to move to 3rd base. They need to get younger. Not sign another player past their prime.
You're delirious if you think the Yankees will retain Headley for 2/8.
I wanted to add another reason the Yankees should and need to stay away from Rameriz is his tendency to be lazy at times and he's injury prone.
15 Oct 2014 09:12:20
Mariners get V Mart
Dump Heart, Smoak
Dump Erasmo Ramirier
Pick up: Mariners get V Mart
A. J. Burnett
Why would the Mariners want Ichiro back? And I don't think they are going to put up that much money.
They are already losing Hart and Denorfia.
Why would the Mariners get both Martinez AND Butler. they can only have 1 DH and neither of them offer any defensive strength.
15 Oct 2014 04:36:31
Trade with Dodgers
-----------------------------------------Carl Crawford/Corey Seager/Van Slyke for Mike Scioscia/Howie Kendrick
Trade with Cubs
Hamilton (Angels eat a lot of contract) for Kyle Schwarber, ptbnl
Sign Torii Hunter to 1 year 6.5 mil to DH
Sign Joe Madden
Van Slyke, Beckham, Conger, Cron
This is hilariously awful. That Dodger trade is not that good. I don't think the Cubs would give a top prospect who can't be traded until the summer for Hamilton. I don't think Hunter would go back to Anaheim. And what compensation are the Rays going to get for Madden?
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