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    Quote Originally Posted by reedjohnsonfan View Post
    Nice Rosenthal article. This has been discussed for weeks, nice to see the mainstream media picking up this big FO blunder.
    You have no idea if it's a blunder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brownie19 View Post
    You have no idea if it's a blunder.
    Basic logic would suggest otherwise. Maybe it will work out, but right now it the whole situation looks stupid on the FO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by reedjohnsonfan View Post
    Basic logic would suggest otherwise. Maybe it will work out, but right now it the whole situation looks stupid on the FO.

    If anyone looks stupid because of what transpired it's the agent.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Governator View Post
    If anyone looks stupid because of what transpired it's the agent.
    They both do IMO

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    He was offered 4-80 and ended up with 3-60.

    The agent looks worse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glory View Post
    He was offered 4-80 and ended up with 3-60.

    The agent looks worse.
    Maybe, but I care about the Blue Jays FO, not necessarily how good his agent is. They misread the market and proceeded to overpay for Morales (in the sense of what he likely would have ended up with at this point, not his $$/WAR).

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    Quote Originally Posted by reedjohnsonfan View Post
    Basic logic would suggest otherwise. Maybe it will work out, but right now it the whole situation looks stupid on the FO.
    That's all perception and if I had to guess, your perception about a number of things is incredibly warped.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bronson44 View Post
    Decent deal on some tickets that might have some resale value:

    There's a Groupon right now for Jays tickets for a few certain games. Each package comes with a few extras. Not sure when it expires.
    https://www.groupon.com/deals/gl-off...an-package-475

    One of the games is Eddie's first one back in Toronto 5/8/17. Use promo code WINTER20 to take an extra 20% off (expires today). It comes to $39.20 and you get:

    -2 tickets somewhere in section 516 - 532

    - All ticketing options include a $20 Uber first-ride credit for new riders only, an Official Fan Package Sports Discount Package with discounts and incentives to popular sports retailers and includes a $25 gift card toward the purchase at the Official Fan Package online memorabilia store

    - All packages also include a voucher for one complimentary appetizer (up to a $18 value) at any Jack Astorís Bar and Grill location, including a couple just blocks from the Rogers Centre.
    Honestly I think that deal isn't anything special. The $20 Uber thing is literally available to anyone already and the tickets are above face value..

    A free App isn't bad but to save 12 bucks on that to spend an extra $30 on tickets? No thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by G-Snarls View Post
    Yes, especially when Shapiro/Atkins built that Cleveland team. Give them time.. they're trying to build sustainability and avoid the same mistakes AA and Riccardi made.

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    Admin plz close thread as it's not 2016. kthx

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaysfan2014 View Post
    Yes, especially when Shapiro/Atkins built that Cleveland team. Give them time.. they're trying to build sustainability and avoid the same mistakes AA and Riccardi made.
    They were in control of that team for awhile and they were shit for awhile. I think I would put more in stock of the minor league development
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    Quote Originally Posted by HERPDERP View Post
    They were in control of that team for awhile and they were shit for awhile. I think I would put more in stock of the minor league development
    Atkins never was but Shapiro built some good teams and made some really good trades for a team with the payroll restrictions they have.

    This is far too short into their tenure to even get an idea of how this organization will shape up.

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