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    My biggest reason for wanting Bautista coming back is the fact that I have his jersey and I don't feel like buying another one. If he resigns I feel the rest of the career will be spent as a Bluejay

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    I'd still prefer Fowler at 4/68 than Bautista at 2/34. I buy into Fowler's skill set, and think he'll be a good player for 3-4 years barring serious injury, and his particular skill set fits this team perfectly.
    If thats all it would take I'd sign both in a heartbeat. Bautista at 17 Million for a 3 Win player is a steal. Have him and Pearce share time at 1B/LF and send Smoak away. Lineup with both is fantastic

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    Quote Originally Posted by glory View Post
    Yeah the fact that they are even circling back to Bautista tells me that they don't see Fowler signing with them. Getting the younger, better defensive player seems like a no brainer, but if it's not an option, then you have to go with the best of what's left. Joey might be it.

    But yeah, seeing him in RF again would be painful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Governator View Post
    The odds of EE returning are probably 1%.
    Give or take one percent and that may be true! Lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Governator View Post
    The odds of EE returning are probably 1%.
    So you're telling me there's a chance?
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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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    Bringing back Bautista is gross.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bones10 View Post
    My biggest reason for wanting Bautista coming back is the fact that I have his jersey and I don't feel like buying another one. If he resigns I feel the rest of the career will be spent as a Bluejay
    That's fine. Just means the historical value goes up. That's why I rock my Jean Segura Brewers Shirsey all the time!

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    Ugh id be so bummed if he was our everyday RF again. He's so fucking bad in the outfield would rather him at 1B

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    Bautista x2 > overrated Fowler

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    If the payroll is going to be around 160m, then they can't afford Fowler and Bautista, unless one or both take far less than they are expected to get. Might be one or the other.

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    Quote Originally Posted by burlingtonbandit View Post
    If thats all it would take I'd sign both in a heartbeat. Bautista at 17 Million for a 3 Win player is a steal. Have him and Pearce share time at 1B/LF and send Smoak away. Lineup with both is fantastic

    Fowler
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    Morales
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    There's no reason why the bluejays can't afford to sign both straight up, but Bautista loves Toronto. The jays could offer Bautista 17 per year for 2 years and pay 7 mil per for 2 years and pay the 20 mil deferred in three equal payments in years 3 4 and 5. They could get creative because I think Bautista wants back and as long as he's a free agent in 2 years and gets all his money being paid over 5 years it isn't that big of a deal. Last time I checked inflation was pretty low even with trumps pro growth policies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by burlingtonbandit View Post
    If thats all it would take I'd sign both in a heartbeat. Bautista at 17 Million for a 3 Win player is a steal. Have him and Pearce share time at 1B/LF and send Smoak away. Lineup with both is fantastic

    Fowler
    Donaldson
    Bautista
    Morales
    Tulowitzki
    Pearce
    Travis
    Martin
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    They need that exact lineup to have a shot against Boston. I think it will be JB or Fowler, not both though, then they'll add a project reliever to save money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glory View Post
    If the payroll is going to be around 160m, then they can't afford Fowler and Bautista, unless one or both take far less than they are expected to get. Might be one or the other.
    Where have you guys heard this number?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spanky99 View Post
    Where have you guys heard this number?
    I think Davidi mentioned it, but might be speculation on his part.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bones10 View Post
    My biggest reason for wanting Bautista coming back is the fact that I have his jersey and I don't feel like buying another one. If he resigns I feel the rest of the career will be spent as a Bluejay
    I'd like to see him spend it out as a bluejay.
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    The disrespect for Jose is pretty hilarious. The guy is one year removed from a 40HR, .250/.377/.536 season. Walk rates are still through the roof.

    He had some injuries last year and still put up a very, very good offensive year. Shatkins will clearly bring him back as a primary DH if an offer is made.

    Yes, bringing back one of the greatest players in franchise history on a short-term deal when he is still very capable of putting up excellent numbers is absolutely nauseating. The hive is at it again.
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