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    If they do sign him I hope it's more then a one year deal. A one year deal with a team option or something would be nice.

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    Love the avatar

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    Apparently the Indians are checking in on Jose. Could you imagine?

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    That actually makes a lot of sense.

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    Indians OF sucks outside of Brantley and who knows how healthy he is. Since Cleveland already lost their 1st round pick Bautista at $17 Million makes a ton of sense, even more so when you consider the name value.

    Bautista signing probably sells a lot more tickets there.

    That being said if Cleveland signs him for $17 Million Shapiro/Atkins are in store for a shitstorm of epic proportions. Losing Edwin/Bautista to a low market team (where they came from) for peanuts while having Zeke and Upton on the roster would piss the fan base off to no end. Meanwhile if you sign Bautista back you probably get a nice boost of ticket sales

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    There would be torches...actual torches with casuals trying to light the dome on fire.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brownie19 View Post
    There would be torches...actual torches with casual trying to light the dome on fire.
    If Bats signs with the Tribe, droves of conspiracy theorists will claim Shapiro is secretly helping his old team.
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    Quote Originally Posted by eastcoastjaysfan View Post
    We are the red headed step child of Cleveland. Basketball, baseball. Jesus.
    Jesus' from Cleveland?

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    Quote Originally Posted by burlingtonbandit View Post
    Indians OF sucks outside of Brantley and who knows how healthy he is. Since Cleveland already lost their 1st round pick Bautista at $17 Million makes a ton of sense, even more so when you consider the name value.

    Bautista signing probably sells a lot more tickets there.

    That being said if Cleveland signs him for $17 Million Shapiro/Atkins are in store for a shitstorm of epic proportions. Losing Edwin/Bautista to a low market team (where they came from) for peanuts while having Zeke and Upton on the roster would piss the fan base off to no end. Meanwhile if you sign Bautista back you probably get a nice boost of ticket sales
    Losing Jose and Edwin?

    Jays aren't losing they both, Jays just want to move forward without they both. This team is old, and need young and good assets ASAP

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    Jays are losing both, no matter the semantics. If the new regime that allows a team that was twice a step away from the world series to drift off into irrelevance again because they want to get younger, they should be in a shitstorm. I know this board loves them and what they are doing, but the goal for any team is to make the playoffs, then the world series and hopefully win one. And so far their moves are less than impressive towards that goal.

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    Bautista in Cleveland after the 'shaking in his boots' comments will be interesting.

    If Bautista can't get along with anyone on this team, imagine him and Bauer..
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    Keep waiting Jose..make them come to you..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angrioter View Post
    Losing Jose and Edwin?

    Jays aren't losing they both, Jays just want to move forward without they both. This team is old, and need young and good assets ASAP
    Outside of Gurriel they haven't gotten any young assets this offseason. Bautista would be on a short term contract and is a big upgrade over whats out there in the market.

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    Quote Originally Posted by burlingtonbandit View Post
    Outside of Gurriel they haven't gotten any young assets this offseason. Bautista would be on a short term contract and is a big upgrade over whats out there in the market.
    In fairness, they'd be turning EE and JB into first rounders for the June draft.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leaffie View Post
    Jays are losing both, no matter the semantics. If the new regime that allows a team that was twice a step away from the world series to drift off into irrelevance again because they want to get younger, they should be in a shitstorm. I know this board loves them and what they are doing, but the goal for any team is to make the playoffs, then the world series and hopefully win one. And so far their moves are less than impressive towards that goal.
    Ugh. Please go post on the jays subreddit instead

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