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Thread: Blue Jays prioritize diversity after scandal-Promote Anthony Alford to join Smith Jr.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheHurl View Post
    He's so tough to watch but he's providing positive value.
    Plus, they like The Zeke!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    I already regret this thread title.
    What have you done?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Atothe View Post
    Why waste an option? Call up some bum outfielder like Fields
    I assume since they made the decision to promote him that they made the commitment to play him everyday. Calling him up for a couple of days would be incredibly stupid. I hope our front office isn't that dumb.

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    Maybe they can just trade Zeke when we get healthier. Gotta be a few teams looking for a 4th Outfielder .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spanky99 View Post
    When... I don't believe they'll DFA Carrera anytime soon?
    They won't get rid of him until Pearce comes back and then 1 of them will go for sure, depending on if Alford or Smith is staying/hitting well. I assume it's kind of like a mini Reyes situation. The beyond minor league defense is making the move imo
    See the ball and let it fly, Watch the ball soaring through the sky, Higher like a comet in the night air, Defying gravity is rare, Let the ball fly, Its homerun time!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonn View Post
    I assume since they made the decision to promote him that they made the commitment to play him everyday. Calling him up for a couple of days would be incredibly stupid. I hope our front office isn't that dumb.
    Possibly looking toward the future already..... Which i think would be the smart move.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheHurl View Post
    He's so tough to watch but he's providing positive value.
    Yeah I agree. He shows some hints of talent but his lack of fundamental mental awareness really holds him back from being as good as he could be. Throwing to the wrong base all the time, fielding blunders, not a good base stealer despite being pretty fast, etc. Add it all up and he's probably fine as a 25th man but watching him play can be frustrating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheHurl View Post
    I think Alford has to light it up to stay past Pearce's return...but there is a good chance the injured get re-injured anyway.
    With our luck this season, Alford will just end up getting injured himself before we have to worry about any of that.
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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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    Quote Originally Posted by Atothe View Post
    Why waste an option? Call up some bum outfielder like Fields
    Alford was already on optional assignment...

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    What exactly does this thread title mean...that one of Alford or Smith Jr. are gay?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grant77 View Post
    Alford was already on optional assignment...
    I don't believe so, Harold Ramirez, yes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spanky99 View Post
    I don't believe so, Harold Ramirez, yes.
    I think Grant is right. They had to add him to the 40 to protect him from the rule 5.

    On 40 + not on 25 + at least 20 days in minors = option year used.

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    Hopefully they put him in cf over Zeke. I'm interested in how the defence looks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheHurl View Post
    See Dalton Pompey
    See Travis Snider

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHRIS View Post
    See Travis Snider
    See Shawn Green

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHRIS View Post
    See Shawn Green
    See completely different front offices.
    Quote Originally Posted by LetTheBallFly View Post
    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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