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    Jarrod Dyson is basically a poor man's Billy Hamilton. What he lacks in speed and slightly better outfield defense, he makes up for it by being a better hitter than Hamilton.
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    Synder is mediocre at best this year. Let me know when Synder is giving up less runs per game than Sanchez, until then I'll take Sanchez

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abomination View Post
    Apparently Jarrod Dyson could be traded soon. If the trade cost isn't too high, he'd be an amazing 4th outfielder (maybe even okay getting more at-bats in a platoon with Upton). He just came off a 3.1 WAR season. No power, but speed to burn and great defense.
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    What would GMDM ask for Dyson, I wonder? He and Yost don't seem too high on the guy. McGuire or Ramirez and Smoak, we eat half the salary?
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    Saw that Edwin is expected to sign during the winter meetings.
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    If you have Dyson you can afford to have a Jay Bruce-Jose Bautista type fielder in the other spot too as he and Pillar cover so much ground.

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    Dyson in a platoon with Upton would be great value. If you add Fowler and Dyson, that's a huge improvement.

    Don't know what it would cost but it might be the cheapest 3 WAR available.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glory View Post
    Dyson in a platoon with Upton would be great value. If you add Fowler and Dyson, that's a huge improvement.

    Don't know what it would cost but it might be the cheapest 3 WAR available.
    No doubt, plus plenty of cash to go around, IMO. Matt Holliday would make sense after that... and a studly LHP.

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    RF Fowler
    3B Donaldson
    1B/DH Holliday
    SS Tulowitzki
    1B/DH Morales
    2B Travis
    C Martin
    LF Dyson/Upton
    CF Pillar

    Definitely a solid lineup.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaysblue View Post
    RF Fowler
    3B Donaldson
    1B/DH Holliday
    SS Tulowitzki
    1B/DH Morales
    2B Travis
    C Martin
    LF Dyson/Upton
    CF Pillar

    Definitely a solid lineup.
    It's so easy... listen too me Shatkins!

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    Dyson wouldn't need to platoon. He's really good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaysblue View Post
    RF Fowler
    3B Donaldson
    1B/DH Holliday
    SS Tulowitzki
    1B/DH Morales
    2B Travis
    C Martin
    LF Dyson/Upton
    CF Pillar

    Definitely a solid lineup.
    That OF would be something to watch in the field and on the bases.

    This is the type of lineup I thought Shatkins would try and build. Transition away from a "power offense". More defense, more speed - build around a good pitching staff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brownie19 View Post
    That OF would be something to watch in the field and on the bases.

    This is the type of lineup I thought Shatkins would try and build. Transition away from a "power offense". More defense, more speed - build around a good pitching staff.
    Jaysblue stealing my thunder... it's okay though, he better win his football match-up, lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angrioter View Post
    Pompey my 2017 Jays sleeper.
    Not if Gibby has something to say about that.
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    One thing about Dyson I wonder about is how his numbers would transition to playing at RC. Almost like the opposite of Morales he could lose some of his extra base hits because RC and the AL East have smaller ballparks taking away his Triples and a few Doubles. His defense might not be as great valuable either playing in these smaller (though Pillar might debunk that)

    Anyone see any studies done on this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LetTheBallFly View Post
    Saw that Edwin is expected to sign during the winter meetings.
    Yep, with the Astros and the Redsox out apparently its just a two or three teams. Not including the NL, the only teams I count are Jays, Yankees, Angels and Rangers.

    I cant imagine the Yankees doing a deal for EE, they like Sanchez as a long term DH option, plus they have gone away from overpaying older player. With Harper and Company becoming free agents soon, they probably want to keep the payroll room. I think its just Rangers and Jays, and I hate to say it but it might be the Rangers, because Shatkins may not be serious about bringing EE back. The Draft pick is probably too enticing for them.

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