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Thread: Astros are on the verge of acquiring Francisco Liriano

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaysblue View Post
    Teoscar Hernandez another possibility.
    Would take that in a heart beat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaysblue View Post
    I'm scouting the waiver wire in the LOD as we speak preparing to add whichever OF the Astros plan on giving the Jays.
    And this is why the LOD is the best.
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    Unfortunately, they really skimped out on the crickets on mine because they add a pretty flavourful crunch element on top of the coleslaw.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    I was about to comment on how well turning Hutch into McGuire, Ramirez, + whatever jabroni we get here worked out. Then I looked up the numbers and pretty much everyone involved in this sequence of moves is terrible now.
    +1. The guys we got from Pittsburgh are awful. But then again, most lottery tickets are losers....the guy we get for Liriano will probably also be a loser. However, buying a lottery ticket is always fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    I was about to comment on how well turning Hutch into McGuire, Ramirez, + whatever jabroni we get here worked out. Then I looked up the numbers and pretty much everyone involved in this sequence of moves is terrible now.
    Eh, even though Hutch sucks, and Liriano was crap this season, I think they still did pretty well. Added some depth to the farm system for pretty much nothing and took a reasonable gamble with Liriano that worked in '16 and flopped in '17.

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    Teoscar for sure.

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    Handsome Jake is back!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    I was about to comment on how well turning Hutch into McGuire, Ramirez, + whatever jabroni we get here worked out. Then I looked up the numbers and pretty much everyone involved in this sequence of moves is terrible now.
    Judge moves at the time they were made
    Fuck Taylor Swift

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    And this is why the LOD is the best.
    Actually none of those outfielders we named as possible targets are available. My great plan is ruined.

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    "Rival execc saying Jays may be paying some of Liriano's for a better return"

    I'm down for that

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    Quote Originally Posted by G-Snarls View Post
    Rival execs saying Jays may be paying some of Liriano's for a better return

    I'm down for that
    Makes perfect sense.

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    That's cool, we're not looking for salary relief so if paying money gets us better prospects I'm good with that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by G-Snarls View Post
    "Rival execc saying Jays may be paying some of Liriano's for a better return"

    I'm down for that
    They should. Team isn't strapped for cash. If anything, that's the one advantage they have in trades. Just eat up salary for everyone except Smith and get a better return, even if it's marginal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glory View Post
    Eh, even though Hutch sucks, and Liriano was crap this season, I think they still did pretty well. Added some depth to the farm system for pretty much nothing and took a reasonable gamble with Liriano that worked in '16 and flopped in '17.
    Yeah, not complaining. Most prospects fail. I was just legit surprised at how bad McGuire and Ramirez have been, and Liriano has been a dumpster fire. Trade looked like a complete heist for awhile, but it looks like Pittsburgh had a read on their guys.
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    Unfortunately, they really skimped out on the crickets on mine because they add a pretty flavourful crunch element on top of the coleslaw.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    Yeah, not complaining. Most prospects fail. I was just legit surprised at how bad McGuire and Ramirez have been, and Liriano has been a dumpster fire. Trade looked like a complete heist for awhile, but it looks like Pittsburgh had a read on their guys.
    Both were hurt if that counts for anything.

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    Definitely getting Derek Fisher
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    Oh fuck off. Goins is a role player you dumb fuck.

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    Probably Teoscar Hernandez if the Jays are kicking in money to get a better return.

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