2018 Yankees

Discussion in 'Sports' started by LISteve, Oct 22, 2017.

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  1. hardndslick

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    I don't think anyone will give him 7 years especially the Yankees. But you never know.
  2. LISteve

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    No way on Darvish. Go to war with the staff we have. If we need pitching we can pick somebody up at the trade deadline. That gives all the pitchers most of the season to prove themselves. I like Monty a lot and I think he will be as good as what they are looking at now.
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  3. billyS

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    Sonny Gray's biggest problem was run support. He'll be fine.
    I wouldn't give Darvish 7 years.
  4. AssMan19

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    I agree with your thinking as I too like to see what the young guys can do before rendering a decision. Cole is no Sonny Gray and should the Yankees acquire him in trade I do think you will be happy with his abilities.
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  5. hardndslick

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    It doesn't look like its gonna happen anyway.
    I'd like to see what the kids can do this year and see what happens. then they will have a better idea what to do with next years free agent class that's going to be alot better than this years class.
    If they do get Cole. I hope I'm wrong about him. And he's not another sonny Gray.
  6. AssMan19

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    I agree, although I don't feel that Cole is an average pitcher.
  7. hardndslick

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    Green was a starter. I think he got nervous before his starts and it fucked him up. He's got great stuff tho.

    I just don't want to give up the farm for another average pitcher.
  8. AssMan19

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    I know Montgomery is young and hasn't pitched longer enough to get a feel as to what kind of pitcher he will be. I know many of you have not seen Cole pitch before but he is a really good pitcher and has much better stuff than Montgomery at this point. If the Yankees were to decide to convert Chad Green into a starter that would be very interesting to see. He too looks like he has good stuff and can be a very good pitcher.
  9. hardndslick

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    I've heard talk about chad green starting again
  10. LISteve

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    I would prefer they just leave in Montgommery! He had a really good first year and He is young and healthy.
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  11. joeyboy

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    Pirates didn't score many runs last year.Cole will benefit from a much better Yankee offense getting more run support
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  12. hardndslick

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    I just hate to trade away some of our top talent for a so so pitcher. Even Clint Frazer. Just because we all know that some of our outfielders will go on the DL at some point.
    If they get another pitcher. I'd like another lefty
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  13. AssMan19

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    Last year he wasa500 pitcher, however his overall numbers is 17 games over. Last year he gave up a lot of home runs (31), 2016 was an injury plague year and in 2015 he was 19 - 8 with a 2.60 era and considered one of the finest young pitcher in the game.He is still just 27 years old. I do believe he could be a good addition to the starting rotation. Seeing more out of some of the young arms is not bad idea but I think the Yankees are built to win this year and Gerrit Cole would be a smart move unless they can find another strong # 2 or # 3 IMO.
  14. hardndslick

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    He's only been a 500 pitcher and would give up alot of homers at the stadium.
    I'd prefer that they move on from him.

    I read somewhere that the two teams were never that close to making a deal.

    If they are looking for someone to just get through the first 5 or 6 inings, id rather see what the kids can do in the minors.
  15. AssMan19

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    Why not Garret Cole? He is a pretty good pitcher and the Yankees might not have to give up too much to get him?
  16. NINE-LIVES

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    Are the Yankees done shopping? Do we have a 2b and 3bman? Couldn't we use another starter and reliever? I hope they don't pick up this guy Cole. Im not impressed with his or his numbers last few years. Rather see them sign a guy like Cobb if they can swing it and stay under the luxury tax.
  17. lightweight

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    100% correct my friend.
  18. AssMan19

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    I also forgot to mention that the Mets had approximately $70m come off of payroll at the end of 2017. Additionally they are only committed to 2 players at this point with a considerable sum still due beyond 2017; Cespedes is owed $87.5M through 2020 and Wright is $47M through 2020 with approximately 80% covered by insurance. when you start looking at the numbers how can any Met fan be pissed that they only have $30M to spend on improving the team. As hardnslick stated, if the Wilponzi's can't afford to improve the team then they have no business owning a MLB team.
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  19. AssMan19

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    I AGREE!!! What many baseball fans are not aware is that back in August, 2017, MLB Advanced Media (BAMTech) was sold to Disney for $1.5B. Every MLB team including the Mets received $50M in October. Factor in the reduction in payroll from trading away guys late during the season and the David Wright insurance money they received and now add the $50M they received and as a fan you need to ask why they are only looking to spend $30M during the off season? As Scott Boras puts it, this money is sitting in their vault as they continue to work from an ATM. Disgraceful!!!
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  20. hardndslick

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    That's why Wilpon needs to sell that team.
    With that fan base, its crazy that they don't try to put the best product out there.
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