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Thread: Jays Trade for Yangervis Solarte

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    Anyone know if Hernandez is out of options in 2018? Roster resource isn't working for me.
    Teoscar?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krylian View Post
    Depth is nice, but is everyone comfortable with our primary options? If Tulo and it Travis flame out in 2018 will the depth pieces be able to provide the type of production you need from a team that wants to contend? If they're expected to be every day players...
    I don't expect the team to be very god anyway. I think they're doing all they can do given the circumstances: support Tulo and Travis with legitimate MLB players who will be above replacement level if/when they are needed, and doing it without mortgaging the future.
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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 Pendleton View Post
    Teoscar?
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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
    Answer on previous page.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krylian View Post
    Depth is nice, but is everyone comfortable with our primary options? If Tulo and it Travis flame out in 2018 will the depth pieces be able to provide the type of production you need from a team that wants to contend? If they're expected to be every day players...
    For a team that seemingly is going for the 2nd WC I think the middle infield is probably in okay shape.

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    Quote Originally Posted by metafour View Post
    Olivares is a lot more intriguing than this blurb makes him out to be. There is real upside there, albeit with obvious swing/miss concerns.
    Agreed. His stock is on the rise. He's certainly not a sure thing, but I think SD picked up a piece with some solid upside.

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    Quote Originally Posted by P2F View Post
    He still has 2!
    So the locks to make the lineup/bench are probably:

    C - Martin
    1B - Smoak
    2B - Travis
    3B - Donaldson
    SS - Tulowitzki
    CF - Pillar
    LF/RF - Pearce
    LF/RF -
    DH - Morales
    SS/2B/3B - Diaz
    2B/3B - Solarte
    LF/RF - Carrera
    C -

    Hernandez/Alford and maybe Pompey in play for the last OF spot, and Maile, McGuire, and Jansen in play for the backup C spot. The bench actually looks good.
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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 Terminator View Post
    For a team that seemingly is going for the 2nd WC I think the middle infield is probably in okay shape.
    I hope so, but there's plenty of reasons to be concerned about Travis and Tulo. This is certainly better than it Barney/Goins twosome but I also don't think they're everyday players... And I worry that's what will be asked of them.

    So, in a vacuum, this is a solid addition, but looking at the team as a whole, I don't see us in WC contention at all.

    Here's hoping.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    If they get similar playing time as Goins and Barney, Diaz and Solarte could be 4 WAR improvements EACH.
    It's a huge improvement!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    So the locks to make the lineup/bench are probably:

    C - Martin
    1B - Smoak
    2B - Travis
    3B - Donaldson
    SS - Tulowitzki
    CF - Pillar
    LF/RF - Pearce
    LF/RF -
    DH - Morales
    SS/2B/3B - Diaz
    2B/3B - Solarte
    LF/RF - Carrera
    C -

    Hernandez/Alford and maybe Pompey in play for the last OF spot, and Maile, McGuire, and Jansen in play for the backup C spot. The bench actually looks good.
    I still don't think we'll ever see Pompey in a Jays uniform again. I said it over a year ago and I'm sticking with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    So the locks to make the lineup/bench are probably:

    C - Martin
    1B - Smoak
    2B - Travis
    3B - Donaldson
    SS - Tulowitzki
    CF - Pillar
    LF/RF - Pearce
    LF/RF -
    DH - Morales
    SS/2B/3B - Diaz
    2B/3B - Solarte
    LF/RF - Carrera
    C -

    Hernandez/Alford and maybe Pompey in play for the last OF spot, and Maile, McGuire, and Jansen in play for the backup C spot. The bench actually looks good.
    JDM in that empty slot would fill things in so nicely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krylian View Post
    I hope so, but there's plenty of reasons to be concerned about Travis and Tulo. This is certainly better than it Barney/Goins twosome but I also don't think they're everyday players... And I worry that's what will be asked of them.

    So, in a vacuum, this is a solid addition, but looking at the team as a whole, I don't see us in WC contention at all.

    Here's hoping.
    Well Steamer has them pegged as 1 WAR players in only 80 games. 1.5 to 2 WAR players are probably fringe starters, good backups.

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    I guess this means Pearce is starting in the outfield again. The bench looks set with Solarte, Diaz, Zeke, and backup catcher. Pearce obviously won’t start over Smoak or Morales. I guess they will add a RF and that will be it for the position players.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    The bench actually looks good.
    I'd almost argue it's a strength now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abomination View Post
    JDM in that empty slot would fill things in so nicely.
    Oh god no. Not at that money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by P2F View Post
    I'd almost argue it's a strength now.
    Yeah. But who knows if Travis will even get past 200 PA this year. Slarte/Diaz probably combine for 500+ PA at 2B.
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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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