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Thread: The Jose Bautista Thread

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krylian View Post
    Eddie is likeable.
    Good thing The Blue Jays are trying to win the Likeable World Series.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boxcar View Post
    Where this team is right now, I'd rather have Bautista than a pick that has likely a 90% chance of amounting to nothing. I'd feel differently if there were other options.
    Absolutely agree with this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by G-Snarls View Post
    And, more importanly, a more reliable bat

    (Edwin's wRC+ has been better than Bautista's from 2014-2016)

    And 3-4 years younger
    Lets check out the facts.

    wRC+ in 2014
    Jose 160
    Edwin 151

    Jose is 2 years and 2 Months older.

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    Quote Originally Posted by burlingtonbandit View Post
    Lets check out the facts.

    wRC+ in 2014
    Jose 160
    Edwin 151

    Jose is 2 years and 2 Months older.
    Oops

    I read the 2014 line wrong

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    Still not seeing the necessity to sign him to a one year deal. Edwin was the one to forfeit the draft pick compensation for. Jose on a 1 year + team option works for me.

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    Nothing to lose by sweating it out. If he was as desirable as he thinks he is then he would have had a taker already. If I am management, I only bring him back on a 1 year under his QO. Gladly take the pick. There are guys who can play better defense and this offense should be fine.

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    Jeez what if we end up with Trumbo

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    Quote Originally Posted by G-Snarls View Post
    Jeez what if we end up with Trumbo
    I don't think he's half bad if a team would just simply use him as a 1B only. I don't know why teams insist on putting him in the OF. But yeah, I think we need OF more than 1B so no need for him really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    I don't think he's half bad if a team would just simply use him as a 1B only. I don't know why teams insist on putting him in the OF. But yeah, I think we need OF more than 1B so no need for him really.
    He would push Pearce into an OF/2B role and Smoak right out of a job. I don't know if either of those things are all that bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KingKat View Post
    He would push Pearce into an OF/2B role and Smoak right out of a job. I don't know if either of those things are all that bad.
    In the OF he's worth about -10 or -11 runs. At 1B he's about a net zero. I have no clue why teams keep forcing him in to the OF.

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    Quote Originally Posted by G-Snarls View Post
    Jeez what if we end up with Trumbo
    If the team couldn't find a way to fit in Edwin I really doubt they're gonna shuffle guys around for Trumbo. He's not gonna come cheap either, he could realistically get 35-40 mil+

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    In the OF he's worth about -10 or -11 runs. At 1B he's about a net zero. I have no clue why teams keep forcing him in to the OF.
    Are you referencing Trumbo here, because I think KingKat was discussing pushing Pearce to the OF in favour of Trumbo at 1st?

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    Quote Originally Posted by THANOS View Post
    Are you referencing Trumbo here, because I think KingKat was discussing pushing Pearce to the OF in favour of Trumbo at 1st?
    Woops yeah that is confusing but I meant Trumbo. Trumbo is an average 1B but a horrible OF.

    For what it's worth I think Pearce is slightly below average in the OF and slightly above average at 1B.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    Pearce is slightly below average in the OF
    Which I'm guessing is no worse than Moss and certainly no worse than Bautista.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KingKat View Post
    Which I'm guessing is no worse than Moss and certainly no worse than Bautista.
    Exactly, there are cheaper options that can play adequate defense. This team should be fine for scoring runs and adding Moss or Trumbo (at first and putting Pearce in the OF) will save money and likely allow for a draft pick coming back.

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    http://www.tsn.ca/bautista-back-atop...-list-1.648042

    These two desperate parties should just agree to a deal.
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    Feliz Navidad!!
    This isn't the prospect thread



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