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Thread: Astros are on the verge of acquiring Francisco Liriano

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    That's a good return.

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    Hutch has done more for this team by being traded than playing.

    Drew Hutchison turned into Liriano, McGuire, Ramirez, Aoki, and Hernandez.

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    93rd on KATOH's midseason top-100 prospects. I don't think he showed up on any other midseason lists. BA maybe?
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    That's a very good return for Liriano, who we might end up resigning again in the offseason anyway lol.

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    Wow, good move. Basically paying for Liriano and Aoki in order to get a decent prospect. Might as well use the money for good.

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    Aoki was probably our post season reserve fund.
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    Do NOT bunt him to 2nd base

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abomination View Post
    That's a very good return for Liriano, who we might end up resigning again in the offseason anyway lol.
    I think we've pretty much seen the end of Liriano as a starter, except possibly a spot starter. The Astros appear to have acquired him as a left reliever, which is a role he could really succeed in.

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    Baseball is cool:


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray View Post
    Hutch has done more for this team by being traded than playing.

    Drew Hutchison turned into Liriano, McGuire, Ramirez, Aoki, and Hernandez.
    Lol exactly

    We got prospects both when we traded FOR Liriano AND when we traded him away

    All for a few million $$

    I like it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Dinger View Post
    I think we've pretty much seen the end of Liriano as a starter, except possibly a spot starter. The Astros appear to have acquired him as a left reliever, which is a role he could really succeed in.
    Yeah, he's finished as a SP. Could see him as one of those guys who extends his career another half decade as a reliever though.
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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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    Pleased with this deal. Looks like there's a good chance of having at least one 25 man OF next year from Hernandez, Alford and Smith Jr. Ages next year = 25, 24 and 25.

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    Meanwhile Hutch hasn't pitched a single inning in the majors this year

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    Quote Originally Posted by G-Snarls View Post
    Meanwhile Hutch hasn't pitched a single inning in the majors this year
    He is still my MVP!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Dinger View Post
    The best I'd be hoping for right now is a change of scene guy like A.J. Reed.
    He's been killing it for the last 4 weeks or so. SSS, but he looks like himself again.
    Last edited by P2F; 07-31-2017 at 02:52 PM.

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    Sweet Baby jebus, this front office turned Hutch into 3 decent prospects and 2 major leaguers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slade View Post
    Sweet Baby jebus, this front office turned Hutch into 3 decent prospects and 2 major leaguers.
    Well, you're double counting, but yeah.
    Quote Originally Posted by Boxcar View Post
    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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