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    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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    Neat, but now what?

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    1 year of an injury prone player for $23M..... how much trade value? Not a lot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pendleton View Post
    Neat, but now what?
    An offseason extension is awfully unlikely at this point.
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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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    Yeah this basically removes any chance of signing an extension before opening day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pendleton View Post
    Neat, but now what?
    Option 1: hope he stays healthy and the Jays are clear sellers near the deadline so they can trade him for a return that is better than a comp pick in the 2019 draft.

    Option 2: hope he's healthy, all of Boston and New York players get stricken with polio and can't play in 2018 leaving the door open for the Jays to make the playoffs, and then lose Donaldson for nothing more than a comp pick in the 2019 draft.

    Option 3: hope he's healthy and signs a team friendly extension for 4 years max.

    Option 1 is really the only likely scenario here
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    I think this sets up a trade deadline deal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimcanuck View Post
    1 year of an injury prone player for $23M..... how much trade value? Not a lot.
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    Can anyone explain why this is considered a record arbitration deal, when he avoided arbitration?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shart View Post
    Can anyone explain why this is considered a record arbitration deal, when he avoided arbitration?
    Just a record contract for someone who is arbitration eligible.
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    Would this would make Donaldson the highest paid player in Jays history over the course of a single season?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray View Post
    Would this would make Donaldson the highest paid player in Jays history over the course of a single season?
    I believe that honor goes to Vernon Wells.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abomination View Post
    I believe that honor goes to Vernon Wells.
    Wells as a Blue Jay was “only” paid a high of $21m, as we traded him in his more expensive 2011 year. So technically if JD stays all year he’ll be the highest paid Blue Jay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    An offseason extension is awfully unlikely at this point.
    Yeah

    Kinda blows

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    What was he expected to win in arbitration

    23M would have been record setting, no??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimcanuck View Post
    1 year of an injury prone player for $23M..... how much trade value? Not a lot.
    Projected surplus value is $30-45M for this year alone. Still worth a Top 10-20 prospect just for 2017 alone, not including playoff value.

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