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    Jays turned down Stroman + for Blackmon

    From yesterday, but didn't see discussed


    http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2016/1...ng-lowrie.html
    The Blue Jays reportedly turned down the Rockies’ ask of Marcus Stroman as part of a deal for Charlie Blackmon earlier this winter, and that seems to have ended the Jays’ chance of landing the outfielder, MLB.com’s Gregor Chisholm writes. “Talks quickly died” between the two clubs once Stroman wasn’t made available, and Chisholm doesn’t think Toronto has enough other trade chips to get Colorado’s interest.

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    lol good.

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    RotoWire News: Blackmon was part of an unsuccessful trade attempt when the Rockies tried to acquire right-handed pitcher Marcus Stroman from the Blue Jays, Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports. (12/8/2016)

    old news lol

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    Rockies are stupid to even ask for a trade like that..

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    Quote Originally Posted by King View Post
    From yesterday, but didn't see discussed


    http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2016/1...ng-lowrie.html
    The Blue Jays reportedly turned down the Rockies’ ask of Marcus Stroman as part of a deal for Charlie Blackmon earlier this winter, and that seems to have ended the Jays’ chance of landing the outfielder, MLB.com’s Gregor Chisholm writes. “Talks quickly died” between the two clubs once Stroman wasn’t made available, and Chisholm doesn’t think Toronto has enough other trade chips to get Colorado’s interest.
    This is old news man, it's referring to a tweet Terminator posted in the offseason roster thread from Jon Morosi and there was a 2 page discussion on whether it would be a good deal or not.


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    Anyone would think you've been busy with family at some sort of annual celebration!

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    Rockies should be the ones adding.

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    The Rockies FO appears to be incredibly stupid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brownie19 View Post
    The Rockies FO appears to be incredibly stupid.
    For asking for a player which appears to be a clear win on their side???
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheHurl View Post
    For asking for a player which appears to be a clear win on their side???
    Well, they gave up the 11th pick in the 1st round so they could pay $70m to first baseman Ian Desmond.

    Incredibly stupid seems pretty accurate regardless.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glory View Post
    Well, they gave up the 11th pick in the 1st round so they could pay $70m to first baseman Ian Desmond.

    Incredibly stupid seems pretty accurate regardless.
    He's got you there Hurl. He. Got. YOU. THERE!!

    I don't know if its just dumb luck or if the Rockies are actually targeting Stroman/pitchers with high GB%.

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    Quote Originally Posted by baubau View Post
    He's got you there Hurl. He. Got. YOU. THERE!!

    I don't know if its just dumb luck or if the Rockies are actually targeting Stroman/pitchers with high GB%.
    Well they just signed Mike Dunn so I think they just like Stroman's swagger.

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    Funny thing is that his away numbers are significantly better than home which rules out Coors Field Effect unlike Tulo

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    Quote Originally Posted by RealAccountant View Post
    Funny thing is that his away numbers are significantly better than home which rules out Coors Field Effect unlike Tulo
    Only this past year were his numbers sig better away.

    I think Tulo takes too much criticism. Yes he is past his prime and will likely never be as good as before but he still provides good defense, leadership and bat.
    If you look at the exit speed and launch angle from balls he put in play in 2016 (fangraphs) his adjusted WRC+ is 124, up from 102. His BABIP was a career low last year. It looks like he had a bit of bad luck in 2016.

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    Rightly so

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    lmao @ Stroman + for Blackmon
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