1. Have something to say? Register Now! and be posting in minutes!

AL EAST 2017 Thread

Discussion in 'MLB Baseball Forum' started by bksballer89, Feb 15, 2017.

  1. navamind

    navamind WATCH OUT FOR THEM DEVILS

    12,519
    1,407
    173
    Joined:
    May 15, 2012
    Location:
    NJ
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,000


    There were rumors of Jackie Bradley Jr. being on the trade block, but DD says otherwise. DD says they're still looking for a 1B/DH bat.
     



  2. Pure Steel

    Pure Steel Active Member

    218
    25
    28
    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2017
    Location:
    NJ
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,000


    One down.....one to go.......
     
  3. Dusty

    Dusty 9/11 Never Forget

    304
    136
    43
    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2017
    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,000


    Manny Machado would be the icing on the cake. Would be a historic Yankees lineup.
     
  4. tducey

    tducey Sports discussion

    8,345
    789
    113
    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2014
    Location:
    In a house
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 2,700


    Headley was moved, you have to think to get Machado. The Yankees get Machado they have another dynasty on their hands IMO.
     
  5. Dusty

    Dusty 9/11 Never Forget

    304
    136
    43
    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2017
    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,000

  6. navamind

    navamind WATCH OUT FOR THEM DEVILS

    12,519
    1,407
    173
    Joined:
    May 15, 2012
    Location:
    NJ
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,000


    Wouldn't a Sabathia ornament bring the tree down?
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  7. Dusty

    Dusty 9/11 Never Forget

    304
    136
    43
    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2017
    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,000


    Probably, and yeah, that is from 2016.
     
  8. tducey

    tducey Sports discussion

    8,345
    789
    113
    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2014
    Location:
    In a house
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 2,700


    Apparently the Cardinals are after Donaldson. I think the Blue Jays have to consider trading him. Sure Donaldson's a good player but trade him now as 2018 looks to be a down year for Toronto.
     
  9. navamind

    navamind WATCH OUT FOR THEM DEVILS

    12,519
    1,407
    173
    Joined:
    May 15, 2012
    Location:
    NJ
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,000


    please no, I don't want to see one of my favorite players wear a Cardinals uniform. :(
     
  10. navamind

    navamind WATCH OUT FOR THEM DEVILS

    12,519
    1,407
    173
    Joined:
    May 15, 2012
    Location:
    NJ
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,000

  11. bksballer89

    bksballer89 Most Popular Member

    79,960
    8,708
    533
    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2013
    Location:
    New York, NY
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 12,294


    CC back on a 1 yr/10 mil deal
     
  12. Pure Steel

    Pure Steel Active Member

    218
    25
    28
    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2017
    Location:
    NJ
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,000


    Perfect.....He has about a season left and some gas in the tank....Glad he did't shake them down for 2 years....
     
  13. bksballer89

    bksballer89 Most Popular Member

    79,960
    8,708
    533
    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2013
    Location:
    New York, NY
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 12,294


    Yep same here. Just need to find a 5th starter unless Jordan improves this winter
     
  14. navamind

    navamind WATCH OUT FOR THEM DEVILS

    12,519
    1,407
    173
    Joined:
    May 15, 2012
    Location:
    NJ
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,000



    Montgomery is better than most team's #4/5 starters IMO. The only issue I see with him is he needs to pitch deeper in games, but the peripherals look pretty solid (8.3 K/9, 3.0 BB/9, 4.07 FIP, 4.45 xFIP). Steamer projects him to have a 4.42 ERA and 2.1 WAR.
     
  15. DirtDirtDirt

    DirtDirtDirt Well-Known Member

    23,069
    2,669
    293
    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2013
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,000


    Surprising

    Red Sox bring back Mitch Moreland for 2 years

    Wonder if they are out now on Hosmer
     
  16. navamind

    navamind WATCH OUT FOR THEM DEVILS

    12,519
    1,407
    173
    Joined:
    May 15, 2012
    Location:
    NJ
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,000


    I hope so.
     
  17. soxfan1468927

    soxfan1468927 Well-Known Member

    6,005
    813
    113
    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2013
    Location:
    603
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 8,185


    Must be. Certainly a much cheaper alternative. Gotta get JD Martinez now and hopefully DH him while getting rid of Hanley to avoid his 2019 option vesting.
     
  18. cerealboi

    cerealboi Well-Known Member

    5,998
    461
    83
    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2013
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 56


    Literally the cheapest 1b free agent alternative out there. Wasn't even on the top 50 list of MLBTR. (Although they probably could have gotten Duda cheaper).
     
  19. soxfan1468927

    soxfan1468927 Well-Known Member

    6,005
    813
    113
    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2013
    Location:
    603
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 8,185


    Steamer projections predict a bit of a rebound for Moreland and some regression from Hosmer.
     
  20. cerealboi

    cerealboi Well-Known Member

    5,998
    461
    83
    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2013
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 56


    I'm definitely not disappointed about Hosmer. Just thought a run at Logan Morrison might have been worthwhile.