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    Quote Originally Posted by SirBJay View Post
    Jays really should focus on extending Donaldson at this point. Trading him this point onward will likely be a poor short and long term decision.
    I'm leaning this way unless someone backs the truck up for him. The vibe I'm getting is that isn't happening though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SirBJay View Post
    Jays really should focus on extending Donaldson at this point. Trading him this point onward will likely be a poor short and long term decision.
    Donaldson is a shit actor and an old player. Trade him Shapiro

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    Hard to imagine us giving Donaldson a 5 or 6 year deal at 20+ million at age 33. That would be outrageous. But unless they are going out to get talent to compete now they need to trade him immediately. I would love to compete next year but litterally everything woulf have to click right with the current roster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonn View Post
    Hard to imagine us giving Donaldson a 5 or 6 year deal at 20+ million at age 33. That would be outrageous. But unless they are going out to get talent to compete now they need to trade him immediately. I would love to compete next year but litterally everything woulf have to click right with the current roster.
    He can easily put up four 5 War seasons in a row and almost pay for the contract right there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jaysguy44 View Post
    Who do you prefer from the two?
    Uhmm...

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    Seems fair for Yelich, but I wouldn't do it, nor do I think our FO would.
    Uhmm... *facepalm*

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    Spanky says Jays aren't moving JD. Just meeting with Cards for fun.
    Did you even read the tweet, meathead? Of course teams will be asking on JD, and you always listen. *smh*
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    Quote Originally Posted by jays_fever View Post
    He can easily put up four 5 War seasons in a row and almost pay for the contract right there.
    Could that happen yes. I don't know you can say he will easily put up 5+ WAR through age 33-36 with already having issues with both calves. Unless you're adding a 4 or 5 win player via trade and addressing other key needs whether its through trade or free agency they need to get out now.

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    FWIW, Blair said tonight on Bobcat's show that:

    1. The Jays are heavily in on CC. He expects CC to sign with the Yanks or the Jays. CC and Shapiro are close and the Jays believe they need someone to mentor Stroman to tone down the douche.

    2. He gets the impression the Jays are open to trading Bo Bichette and that some in the organization question how his power will translate. He said the Jays would have to give up Bo + for Yelich.

    3. He gets the impression the Jays aren't shopping JD. He'll be a Blue Jay this year - only flipped at the deadline if we aren't in the race.

    I hate Jeff Blair, but there you go. #1 + #3 seems realistic, #2, not so much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    I'm leaning this way unless someone backs the truck up for him. The vibe I'm getting is that isn't happening though.
    Exactly this reason. The market for hitters with limited control just aren't going for enough value to balance out pissing off the fanbase and probably won't be making the team much better in the long run.
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    Oh fuck off. Goins is a role player you dumb fuck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GreekFatAss View Post
    Anyone in the Rule 5 tomorrow that you guys are interested in?
    Burdi is in it right
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brownie19 View Post
    FWIW, Blair said tonight on Bobcat's show that:

    1. The Jays are heavily in on CC. He expects CC to sign with the Yanks or the Jays. CC and Shapiro are close and the Jays believe they need someone to mentor Stroman to tone down the douche.

    2. He gets the impression the Jays are open to trading Bo Bichette and that some in the organization question how his power will translate. He said the Jays would have to give up Bo + for Yelich.

    I hate Jeff Blair, but there you go. #1 seems realistic, #2, not so much.
    You wouldn't even be tempted to trade Bo for a proven guy like Yelich? Yelich has 5 years of control left. You're only losing 1 year of control for a proven guy. Bo has played very well, but he hasn't even hit AA yet and his numbers did drop when he hit Dunedin, although he only had 182 plate appearances. I guess it would depend on what else I would have to give up, but I think I'd trade Bo for Yelich.

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    Irrelevant stat of the day - Of all Rule V eligible prospects, no one ranks higher than Pentecost on his own team's MLB.com top 30 (#8).

    Here's the full list: https://www.google.ca/amp/s/amp.mlb....eview.amp.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pendleton View Post
    Irrelevant stat of the day - Of all Rule V eligible prospects, no one ranks higher than Pentecost on his own team's MLB.com top 30 (#8).

    Here's the full list: https://www.google.ca/amp/s/amp.mlb....eview.amp.html
    Kohl Stewart could be an interesting selection for the pen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GreekFatAss View Post
    Anyone in the Rule 5 tomorrow that you guys are interested in?
    Demeritte and Burdi.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LetTheBallFly View Post
    Burdi is in it right
    Yes, I'd love to get him. Put him on the 60 day DL in March.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonn View Post
    Could that happen yes. I don't know you can say he will easily put up 5+ WAR through age 33-36 with already having issues with both calves. Unless you're adding a 4 or 5 win player via trade and addressing other key needs whether its through trade or free agency they need to get out now.
    Because he's a truly elite player. Everyone would sign him for 5/125 but he's going to get more than that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abomination View Post
    Kohl Stewart could be an interesting selection for the pen.
    Kohl Stewart, RHP, Twins
    Stewart's stuff is too often described as vanilla, but he did get back up to 94-96 mph this year at times. Unfortunately for him, his delivery is too inconsistent. His below-average control has not allowed him to get into situations to succeed, so a team taking him would be betting on a young athlete, with the hope they could develop him down the road.

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    would probably be a pass for me.

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