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Thread: The Jose Bautista Thread

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    The team you could assemble after the 2018 season.

    C - Yasmani Grandal
    1B - Daniel Murphy
    2B - Brian Dozier / Jean Segura
    3B - Josh Donaldson / Manny Machado
    SS - Manny Machado / Jean Segura
    LF - A.J. Pollock
    CF - Charlie Blackmon
    RF - Bryce Harper
    DH - Rotation of Dozier/Segura/Machado/Donaldson (keeps them all healthy)

    SP - Clayton Kershaw
    SP - Carlos Carrasco
    SP - Matt Harvey
    SP - David Price
    SP - Dallas Keuchel

    RP - Andrew Miller
    RP - Kelvin Herrera
    RP - Zach Britton
    RP - Carter Capps
    RP - Cody Allen
    RP - Craig Kimbrel
    RP - Jeurys Familia or Brad Brach
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    I mean if people don't mind paying $1000/month for cable internet, we could try.
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    That comes to a WAR of 76.2. I just used last year's numbers. Except I used 2015 for Harper, Pollock, and Harvey(because I like to fudge numbers).

    I also didn't include the RPs in my calculation, or a bench.
    #Free Speech

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    The way things are going, Jose Bautista might be available as a DH/bench bat for the dream team
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    Quote Originally Posted by Governator View Post
    The way things are going, Jose Bautista might be available as a DH/bench bat for the dream team
    As long as we get our pick I couldn't careless.

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    Latest On Market For Jose Bautista

    http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2016/1...-bautista.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by Governator View Post
    I mean if people don't mind paying $1000/month for cable internet, we could try.
    But hasn't it already been said that the successes or failures of the Jays don't impact the core business...meaning that if the Jays lose money, your cable, etc. won't be impacted...and vice verse, if the revenues for core business go through the roof, it won't impact the Jays payroll. It's an island.

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    The smoke right now is that he'll eventually end up back with us. We desperately need his bat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Cats Ass View Post
    The team you could assemble after the 2018 season.

    C - Yasmani Grandal
    1B - Daniel Murphy
    2B - Brian Dozier / Jean Segura
    3B - Josh Donaldson / Manny Machado
    SS - Manny Machado / Jean Segura
    LF - A.J. Pollock
    CF - Charlie Blackmon
    RF - Bryce Harper
    DH - Rotation of Dozier/Segura/Machado/Donaldson (keeps them all healthy)

    SP - Clayton Kershaw
    SP - Carlos Carrasco
    SP - Matt Harvey
    SP - David Price
    SP - Dallas Keuchel

    RP - Andrew Miller
    RP - Kelvin Herrera
    RP - Zach Britton
    RP - Carter Capps
    RP - Cody Allen
    RP - Craig Kimbrel
    RP - Jeurys Familia or Brad Brach
    Looks like a 125 win team give or take lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    The smoke right now is that he'll eventually end up back with us. We desperately need his bat.
    Hard to imagine Toronto not signing ONE of JB or EE. They seem to have no suitors at all and Toronto has relevant holes.

    Fill our holes, Shapiro!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    Hard to imagine Toronto not signing ONE of JB or EE. They seem to have no suitors at all and Toronto has relevant holes.

    Fill our holes, Shapiro!
    I wonder if they regret signing Morales so early at this point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    Hard to imagine Toronto not signing ONE of JB or EE. They seem to have no suitors at all and Toronto has relevant holes.

    Fill our holes, Shapiro!
    Let's just complete the full circle and become the ultimate villain that the league needs.

    Resign Bautista, trade for Puig, lower beer prices and let it rip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    I wonder if they regret signing Morales so early at this point.
    Have to regret it a bit. Edwin @ 3/57 or whatever is so much better than Morales @ 3/33

    But you can't fault them. It was reasonable to expect EE to get a $100M deal. I don't blame them for pouncing on some targets early in free agency. Clearly their internal analytics loves Morales.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    Let's just complete the full circle and become the ultimate villain that the league needs.

    Resign Bautista, trade for Puig, lower beer prices and let it rip.
    I support all of this.

    Toronto should do a plush tallboy giveaway day.

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    I really don't think we had any intention of signing either guy. In Bautista's case I really think it's a no-brainer. You'd rather have Bautista for just 1 year right? But then how does it make sense to give up the comp pick for just 1 year of him? It would make more sense to give up the comp pick for 3 years of him but you don't want him for 3 years!

    Eddie is more complicated because you would give up the comp pick for something like 3/60M.

    But if the suitors for Jose and Eddie start to become those with protected picks then you have to try to sign them.

    I think the allure of the comp picks is being understated on this forum. This FO has cried about the farm system since the moment they got here. The comp picks are like adding 2 top 10 org prospects for free.

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    It's crazy that the Chens, Samardzijas, Leakes and Kennedys of the world got bigger deals last year than people are projecting EE to get in a weak FA market.
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