Forum Post: Buchholz Traded?
Posted 12/05/2014 01:48:59 EST
In response to Dabroo's comment: If a team had a top young pitching prospect that was ready to step into the rotation, why in God's name would they trade him for Buchholz? And the corollary, If you we more »
Forum Post: The Detroit Tigers has offered SP Rick Porcello to Boston Red Sox in exchange for Yoenis Cespedes.
Posted 12/05/2014 01:44:04 EST
In response to notin's comment: In response to hill55's comment: [QUOTE] Two years of outfielder Michael Saunders, with a Steamer600 projected 2015 WAR of 2.4, netted one year of lefthander J.A. Happ, more »
Forum Post: Former Red Sox Kevin Cash to be new Rays manager
Posted 12/05/2014 01:28:23 EST
Seems to be in keeping with the philosphy they had in signing Maddon.
Forum Post: HOF Veterans Ballot...do any of these deserve to go in?
Posted 12/05/2014 01:21:42 EST
That does seem to be the bias. I personally like the idea of including the best players of their decade or their era, but that is just me. As for Martinez, are we sure his numbers are not jacked due t more »
Forum Post: Hot Stove Rumors/Discussion
Posted 12/03/2014 03:37:42 EST
And their contracts, and what that means for the construction of the rest of the roster.
Posted 12/03/2014 03:34:23 EST
If longevity is your criteria, then yes. 3,000 hits and 500 HRs and 250 wins makes sense. If being one of the best of your decade or era is the criteria, then Tiant, Oliva and Allen should at least more »
Posted 12/03/2014 03:30:15 EST
Actually, Oliva is a lifetime .300 hitter, which is exactly why I consider him a HOFer. I can see your argument for Dick Allen, if you ignore the fact that he has a lifetime OPS > .900. Both were li more »
Posted 12/03/2014 03:09:34 EST
Tiant belongs according to the Jaws, and my smell test. Dick Allen was one of the greatest hitters of his era...if he hadn't had such a personality disorder he would already be in the HOF, IMO. And more »
Forum Post: Panda plays 1B, HanRam plays 3, Nap gets traded for a #2 starter.
Posted 11/25/2014 03:07:56 EST
In response to redsoxpride34's comment: In response to parhunter55's comment: [QUOTE] The reasons you trade Cespedes and not Napoli are numerous. Cespedes is younger, has more power, is cheaper, play more »
Forum Post: Hanley Ramirez Signing - Is this worse than Crawford?
Posted 11/25/2014 03:01:07 EST
Also, comparing Crawford to Hanley, Hanley is probably a DH in the making (or Sandoval is). Crawford was brought to Boston only as an OFer, on a team which really had no place for him if Ellsbury pro more »
Forum Post: Red Sox Are Making A Huge Mistake
Posted 11/25/2014 02:40:52 EST
The reason JBJ is probably going to still be a Red Sox in 2015 is because his trade value is so low. If another team insisted on Ben including him to seal a deal for a young starter, he'd likely be g more »
Posted 11/25/2014 02:35:23 EST
The reasons you trade Cespedes and not Napoli are numerous. Cespedes is younger, has more power, is cheaper, plays a position you have in abundance, is not coming off of surgery. Simply put, Cespede more »
Forum Post: According to a major league source the Red Sox offer to Jon Lester falls into $110-$120 range over six years. Is it enough?
Posted 11/21/2014 10:42:38 EST
In response to ANONMD08's comment: In response to Bill-806's comment: In response to 2004Idiot's comment: Nick Cafardoâ@nickcafardo 36m36 minutes agoAccording to a mAjor league source the Red Sox of more »
Forum Post: I am 56redsox and I WANT to talk about Sandoval...
Posted 11/20/2014 06:36:12 EST
In response to emp9's comment: In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: In response to emp9's comment: If feel like some here maybe bending a certain term, namely 'Prime Years', and yes it's plural, more »
Forum Post: Cole Hamels
Posted 11/20/2014 05:37:35 EST
In response to fishers5's comment: In response to moonslav59's comment: In response to notin's comment: I definitely disagree that Shields plus keeping prospects is smarter than trading for Hamels. Ha more »
Forum Post: Who is the Face of the Yankees?
Posted 12/06/2013 05:54:37 EST
and you have to admit, the Yankees and Cashman have always been able to pull off a trade or two that looks like a steal, especially after their prospects prove they were nothing but overhyped to begin more »
Forum Post: Roster Moves Today - Is Middlebrooks or Bogaerts on their Way?
Posted 08/08/2013 06:13:28 EDT
Bogaerts and Middlebrooks both 0-1 in Pawtucket game, batting 2nd and 3rd in the lineup.
Posted 08/08/2013 06:08:33 EDT
Steven Wright going down.
Forum Post: Game Thread 117:Red Sox at Royals
Posted 08/08/2013 04:24:58 EDT
Royals have very good pitching. Sox may lose this series. Hopefully not swept. Would have loved to see Bogaerts called up to replace Thornton on the roster. Great chance to get the youngster some more »
Forum Post: Micheal Young has cleared waivers
Posted 08/08/2013 03:48:15 EDT
I admit I am jumping to huge conclusions here, but a year or two of great power numbers that go away as the PEDs investigation finally becomes serious leads me to huge suspicions. Unless and until th more »
Forum Post: Bye Bye Iggy - Heading to Detroit
Posted 07/31/2013 12:41:11 EDT
In response to southpaw777's comment: In response to parhunter55's comment: There is a very real possibility that until the Sox got Detroit to include Avasail Garcia in the deal that Jackie Bradley more »
Posted 07/31/2013 12:35:07 EDT
Oh, and giving up the 3 youngsters does nothing to alleviate the rule 5 draft dillema this winter, at all. Better to have traded some excesses they are going to lose anyway.
Posted 07/31/2013 12:31:14 EDT
There is a very real possibility that until the Sox got Detroit to include Avasail Garcia in the deal that Jackie Bradley was considered a possible trade piece, rather than Iggy. At least that is how more »
Forum Post: Lee trade talk looking serious
Posted 07/30/2013 09:15:38 EDT
In response to dgalehouse's comment: In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: Hearing that JBJ was taken out of PawSox game, apparently because he may be traded. I don't want to hear that. Say it isn more »
Posted 07/30/2013 02:55:27 EDT
In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: In response to parhunter55's comment: In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment The Phillies have no desire for a third base prospect unless it's a guy more »
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