22 Dec 2016 05:24:47
There are many trades ideas mentioned involving Quintana to the Pirates. Realistically speaking I highly doubt that the White Sox will ship Quintana unless Austin Meadows is involved. That being said, if the PIT acquire Quintana, it would mean they are contending, and as a result, PIT could also package a reliever such as Nate Jones.

Chicago acquires: Austin Meadows, Mitch Keller, Adam Frazier, Luis Escobar

Pirates receive: Jose Quintana, Nate Jones

Nate Jones fits right into PIT's bullpen and provides them with a potential closer/ setup man.

1.) 22 Dec 2016
22 Dec 2016 13:27:14
Makes some sense.

I think Pitt still deals Cutch.

2.) 22 Dec 2016
22 Dec 2016 14:27:03
I think that package gets you Q alone. But Nate Jones is the most valuable piece in the pen for Chicago. He's coming at a steeper price than Robertson, Putnam or jennings.

3.) 22 Dec 2016
22 Dec 2016 15:04:36
Quintana alone is worth way more than that in order to get him it'd take something like Glasnow OR Taillon, and Newman and Keller, add in Jones and you're adding 2-3 more of an organizations top 12 prospects.

4.) 22 Dec 2016
22 Dec 2016 16:16:52
Mamba- If you're saying Nate Jones is worth 2 of an organization's top 12 prospects, then why is Doolittle worth "WAY WAY WAY MORE" than that? That's almost exactly what I proposed.

If you look, Jones and Doolittle are nearly identical players in career IP, ERA, ERA+, strikeouts, and strikeouts/ 9. Both are under team control for 4 more seasons at reasonable salaries, with Jones' being the cheaper of the 2.

5.) 22 Dec 2016
22 Dec 2016 19:33:43
Meadows is not getting traded especially with Keller.

6.) 23 Dec 2016
23 Dec 2016 02:18:17
@BuccoFan21 - look at what Boston gave up to get Sale. You think BOS wanted to give up Moncada and Kopech? They gave up talent to get talent.