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    Kole Calhoun and Billy Hamilton please

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abomination View Post
    Huh? Last I saw he was traded a month ago to the Phillies, and the expectation was that he would be flipped. What did I miss?
    Who is expecting him to be flipped?

    I think it's obvious that they will try to trade him for profit at the trade deadline. That's different though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abomination View Post
    Harrison doesn't have much experience in the OF (and what little he does, he was terrible). Kendrick is actually above average in LF it appears, but still has the flexibility to fill in at 2nd if needed.
    Think the other Josh (Bell) will always be this bad at D. Pirates are likely to move someone this off season.
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    Quote Originally Posted by P2F View Post
    J.D. Martinez is an appalling defender. That is all.
    He had the second worst UZR in the league iirc. Even Bautista was a better defender. No thanks to JD Martinez.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheHurl View Post
    Think the other Josh (Bell) will always be this bad at D. Pirates are likely to move someone this off season.
    I still think they move Cutch. Wait for the hullabaloo to die down, teams will miss on targets, he'll look more attractive.

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    JD Martinez broke his elbow running into the outfield wall in June.

    I wonder if that incident (associated fear) significantly impacted his defense in the second half.

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    At this point let see what Pompey has in him, platoon Zeke/Upton, and July 1st we can start talking about what JD will bring at the trade deadline and whether or not Rogers learned a lesson not to fuck around after setting attendance and tv records.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    I still think they move Cutch. Wait for the hullabaloo to die down, teams will miss on targets, he'll look more attractive.
    Exactly. Someone will pay their price.

    Then they have that Austin Meadows fellow that they'd like to unleash on the league.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    JD Martinez broke his elbow running into the outfield wall in June.

    I wonder if that incident (associated fear) significantly impacted his defense in the second half.
    While that narrative is a possible explanation for why 2016 was by far his worst defensive season, with the exception of 2015 (still was a negative defender, mind you), he's always been pretty pitiful.

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    Gregor Blanco come on down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jays4life19 View Post
    Well said. Took the words right out of my mouth.
    Lmao that TheHurl edit.
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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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    Valbuena to 1B, with Pearce in LF is very appealing to me.
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    What is with the circle jerk for Valbuena?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    Valbuena to 1B, with Pearce in LF is very appealing to me.
    How is this a better option than signing Bautista on a one or two year deal

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonn View Post
    What is with the circle jerk for Valbuena?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonn View Post
    What is with the circle jerk for Valbuena?
    Guy has a 115 wRC+ over the last three years, and given that he plays an acceptable 3B, would probably grade out as plus at 1B. That's a good, versatile player, and he's expected to make like 2/20.
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