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Forum Post: future Red Sox aces SHIELDS+LESTER pitch against each other for all the marbles! any1 else going for SHIELDS?
Posted 09/30/2014 04:21:36 EDT
In response to J-BAY's comment: In response to croc's comment: They will get two solid starters one may very well be a FA - Shields. But I'd wager the other is via trade such as Sale, Hamels or Cuet more »
Posted 09/30/2014 01:27:23 EDT
They will get two solid starters one may very well be a FA - Shields. But I'd wager the other is via trade such as Sale, Hamels or Cueto and they will cost a ton. They totally botched it with Lester. more »
Forum Post: Notin, can I love Cespy yet?
Posted 09/06/2014 09:48:26 EDT
They'll try to keep him because he's now a rare RH with power who hits much better with runners on. I expect next year the table setting will be better. So ya get those high OBP guys in front of a c more »
Forum Post: Patriots claim DT k quarles off waivers
Posted 09/01/2014 08:08:07 EDT
Can he be the LS? That's what they need right now.
Forum Post: M allett traded to Texans
Posted 08/31/2014 07:37:22 EDT
In response to CatfishHunter's comment: [QUOTE] I'm glad the Pats got something for Mallett, but this notion that he was some hidden gem that would flourish if only given the chance is a pile of hooey more »
Forum Post: Cespedes - balances the low OBP with ...
Posted 08/31/2014 08:54:39 EDT
In response to moonslav59's comment: In response to southpaw777's comment: In response to moonslav59's comment: In response to southpaw777's comment: [QUOTE] Ill take a couple free swinging more »
Forum Post: Cannon
Posted 08/30/2014 11:22:25 EDT
In response to rkarp's comment: [QUOTE] In response to wozzy's comment: [QUOTE] There is a premium on the tackle position, typically tackles can play guard but guards always can't play out on the edge more »
Forum Post: Mankins Traded!?!?!?!
Posted 08/26/2014 08:32:23 EDT
In response to DougIrwin's comment: [QUOTE] In response to carawaydj's comment: [QUOTE] I'd guess a 3rd round pick at best. Might even be conditional. He's getting up there in age. Mankins is a har more »
Forum Post: REPORT: PATS TRADING LOGAN MANKINS TO TAMPA BAY 08.26.14 at 1:41 pm ET
Posted 08/26/2014 02:44:06 EDT
In response to mbeaulieu07's comment: TE Tim Wright went for 54-571-5 last year in his first season in the NFL... not bad. He's also a Rutgers kid, ha. His measurables are very close t more »
Forum Post: Sox/Dodger trade retrospective
Posted 08/25/2014 08:13:48 EDT
Winning the WS, the LT financial flexibility and losing the negative energy created by Beckett and Crawford was well worth whatever loss the Sox had. Wasn't the obviously artificially created crowd no more »
Forum Post: Castillo Comp (Best case Scenario)
Posted 08/25/2014 06:47:44 EDT
In response to moonslav59's comment: [QUOTE] Here's what fangraphs had to say... Hereâs what Ben Badler reports that scouts have told him about Castilloâs potential: Some scouts who had followed C more »
Posted 08/25/2014 01:58:32 EDT
He was compared to Rajai Davis at a certain age. Others were, a younger Victorino, Gardner, Puig and Alexei Ramirez. That's quite a range. We will see soon enough because after getting his legs bac more »
Forum Post: Red Sox 'on the front burner' ???????
Posted 08/25/2014 01:42:53 EDT
Ya I can get in the back door too. It seems dumb to eliminate the best discussion.
Forum Post: Am I the only one who hates giving up on Jackie Bradley?
Posted 08/24/2014 11:54:52 EDT
In response to AL34's comment: [QUOTE] He cannot flat out hit and unless they work on his swing, he is what he is. His swing is way to long and he cannot hit a fastball and that sums up Jackie Bradley more »
Posted 08/24/2014 11:24:08 EDT
In response to miscricket's comment: [QUOTE] I am certainly not ready to give up on him as a player. At this point, for his own good, I hope the Sox trade him away to a team that can develop him prope more »
Forum Post: Red Sox To Sign Rusney Castillo- 6 yrs/$72M.
Posted 08/24/2014 10:10:08 EDT
In response to soups' comment: [QUOTE] Born in Cuba, defected to Haiti. He's now the highest paid Haitian since Papa Doc. Why are they wasting their money again? [/QUOTE] http://www.fangraphs.com/b more »
Forum Post: Red Sox to Sign Rusney Castillo
Posted 08/22/2014 03:53:28 EDT
Dice-k's first two years were pretty decent.
Posted 08/22/2014 03:44:50 EDT
The biggest thing I've learned about Castillo is he's a mystery who's somehow major league ready. ESPN has a comp with McCutcheon and Puig. Others compare him to Gardner....as above he has less plat more »
Forum Post: Cherington / Amaro
Posted 08/21/2014 05:28:41 EDT
The Sox won't offer a 6 deal to a 30 y/o pitcher because they are concerned with his possible degradation over the last few years of the contract. But they should consider offering a shorter term dea more »
Forum Post: Our future leadoff hitter/Cf is...........Rusney Castillo?
Posted 08/20/2014 04:03:18 EDT
If any team would go that little extra, I think it's the Sox. They have the need (both on and off field) similar to when they signed Dice-K and plenty of $. It's not like Castillo or his agent would more »
Posted 08/19/2014 05:03:46 EDT
In response to jasko2248's comment: In response to croc's comment: To heck with this, per ESPN Darvish passed waivers. Let's talk to Texas Texas passes everyone through waivers as a way to gauge more »
Posted 08/19/2014 04:05:31 EDT
To heck with this, per ESPN Darvish passed waivers. Let's talk to Texas
Posted 08/18/2014 06:40:51 EDT
Sure is room for Mookie and Castillo. Why can't they stop messing with the young player, and play them in their positions? Why screw with Betts and 'Xander? Maybe they are lulled into the 'success' t more »
Posted 08/18/2014 05:02:30 EDT
Looks like they are all-in.
Bradley may very well end up as part of a deal to land a pitcher.
Forum Post: Rumors of Papi's Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated !
Posted 08/18/2014 04:58:13 EDT
In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: [QUOTE] In response to Bill-806's comment: [QUOTE] OK, for once & for all, lets put him on WAIVERS and see who comes CALLING !!! [/QUOTE] Bill, there are a lot of i more »
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