They will never pay market price for anyone.
Only value contracts
Only value contracts
Agreed with all this. Anderson is yet another guy was on the DFA/non-tender chopping block. Just like Drury, McKinney, Teoscar, Fisher, etc. At least this time they didn't give up any real trade chips.I guess what fucks me up the most about the entire Shatkins strategy is that they spend more money on bad players than they do on good players. Just imagine they took the money they are willing to piss away on replacement level roster fillers and spent it on studs, then went out and actually filled the rest of the roster with cheap players. Like actually cheap, not "cheap" like this guy is cheap.
We're spending 21.5 million on Grichuk and Anderson next season. You're most the way home on a star player at that number.
They cost too much and the best SP's probably don't want to come to a rebuilding team, especially if the rebuilding team isn't offering the most money.I have a question for those in the know....
Can you please explain to me the reason the jay's dont go out and try to sign two top end starting pitchers?
They have alot of young talent that could sure use the stabilizing effect that an experienced talented pitcher would have.
Instead of paying for crap as eluded to earlier, pay the money and get the best.
Shoe back.Let's have at it. What are your realistic offseason scenarios? Who do you got us signing?
If they wanted Teheran they could have traded for him like they did Anderson. Julio is trending poorly tooI def agree they'll be going after players that don't have a comp pick attached to them. Would be nice to go after a reasonably attainable SP like Wheeler, Odorizzi type.
I could see them look at a Teheran, Wacha, Pineda type reclamation project. Maybe Porcello with his Cherington connections.
Do they go after an OF? I don't see any CF that are good in FA but I do see some RF bats that could be decent. Any interest in Puig? He's big time talented. Castellanos isn't a good fielder but he'd add some OBP skills that this team is lacking. Dickerson is another guy that might be interesting.
You're right, but people have to understand that Cole and Strasburg aren't coming here no matter what we do. Both Boras guys and Cole seems laser focused on the West Coast. I don't trust Strasburg's health.Like are Wheeler/Odorizzi on a 5 year deal that much better than Keuchel/Roark on 2/3? Im not sold the gap is huge. Which brings me to
Are any of these guys worth paying the Toronto and rebuilding taxes that will be assiciated wuth them?
I feel like my desire for Shatkins to fucking do something is clouding my reason as to whether this crop is worth it