Is David Price our most "Realistic" Future Option For an Ace?

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    Hadn't heard of Abreu before today's thread. Sounds like a monster, a la Frank Thomas. Does he hit left or right ?

    Can he hit in M.L. ?  How do we smuggle him out of , where was it....California, Venezuela, Cuba ?

    You know, ONE of those socialist people's republics with one party rule, no allowed dissent from official left-wing state-approved thought, economic misery for all but " chosen class "., etc. etc.

     
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    Dan Moore has his pro stats up on his sbnation blog. According to baseball reference he's a 6' 3" 240 lb. righty, and he'll be playing for team Cuba in the WBC this year. I reckon we could send all our Cubans; El Tiante, Iglesias, Linares and Ibarra on a recruiting mission. And this may shock you but we agree on a lot of things politically. It's just economics where our disagreements tend to arise. My hero was actually thrown out of Russia after the Bolsheviks took over.

     
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    Nope,  still in on Linares big time ! But it appears  nobody in front office or scouting fraternity shares our opinion, and with JC's age the clock is definitely ticking....

    I'm not sure Sox mangaement has given up on Linares, but since he does not have to be on the 40 man roster to keep him, he might be shut out of a chance at the bigs this year unless he blows away the competition.

    Once he has to be on the 40 man roster, then we will see how much Ben values him over others.

     
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    At what cost? FA pitching is getting crazy, Greinke highest paid pitcher in baseball this past FA? Imagine what Price will get, after Kershaw sign his extension for 200+ mil. Better to develope your own and have them relatively cheap and in team control for 6 yrs. Put all that $ into one player better hope he stays healthy and produces or team is in big trouble.

     
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    Anderson is the sneaky dark horse on that list.  However, he does have to actually stay healthy for a full season...

     



    True enough, but one could say he is "low mileage" for his age.

     

     



    I just can't believe you would prefer Anderson over Verlander because of age.

     

     




     

     

    Where does it say that?



    Sorry notin I replied on the wrong post. Moon highlighted 4 pitchers he liked the best Verlander was not one. If I can remember they were Anderson, Kershaw,Cueto and Price. I get that he is a few yrs older, Kershaw & Price are in his league but not Anderson or Cueto.

     
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    I just can't believe you would prefer Anderson over Verlander because of age.

     

     




     

     

    Where does it say that?

     



    Sorry notin I replied on the wrong post. Moon highlighted 4 pitchers he liked the best Verlander was not one. If I can remember they were Anderson, Kershaw,Cueto and Price. I get that he is a few yrs older, Kershaw & Price are in his league but not Anderson or Cueto.

     

     

    You got it wrong again. I never said I liked the 4 young pitchers better than Verlander or others, I wrote this on page 1:

                      I like the younger ones in bold.

    I bolded the young ones, because I think they may cost much less, and be better during the latter years of their contracts due to being younger. Also, their stock may be way up or way down by the time they hit the open market (if they ever do).

    Certainly, I'd take Verlander first with Price and a couple other close behind, but I happen to believe Detroit will lock him up before he becomes a FA

     
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    Certainly, I'd take Verlander first with Price and a couple other close behind, but I happen to believe Detroit will lock him up before he becomes a FA

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    it's likely all the names you listed (save Price and MAYBE Anderson) will be locked up prior to FA..

    Kershaw and Verlander are almost guarenteed not to hit the open market.

     
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    Certainly, I'd take Verlander first with Price and a couple other close behind, but I happen to believe Detroit will lock him up before he becomes a FA



    it's likely all the names you listed (save Price and MAYBE Anderson) will be locked up prior to FA..

    Kershaw and Verlander are almost guarenteed not to hit the open market.

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    Agreed. Not sure if Cincu will spring a big wad of cash for Cuerto.

     
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    Certainly, I'd take Verlander first with Price and a couple other close behind, but I happen to believe Detroit will lock him up before he becomes a FA

     



    it's likely all the names you listed (save Price and MAYBE Anderson) will be locked up prior to FA..

     

    Kershaw and Verlander are almost guarenteed not to hit the open market.

     



    Agreed. Not sure if Cincu will spring a big wad of cash for Cuerto.

     

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    if they don't i hope the sox do. Cueto is a stud

     
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    Gallardo is a stud. Dodgers resign Kershaw. Anderson and Cueto could be traded. I dont think the Sox and Rays ever make a deal.  



    I'd love to get Gallardo. He might even be available via trade, but it would cost some top prospects.

     
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