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by furls » Sun Apr 15, 2007 9:25 am
by swerb » Sun Apr 15, 2007 9:33 am
Furls wrote:The way I kind of look at contracts like this is as follows:Does the contract make the player more tradeable or less? I am not implying that the Indians will/would trade him, but I think we can universally agree that the terms of the deal clearly make him more tradeable. Therefore, regardless of whether the Indians cash in on this "equity" with a trade or not, the bottom line is that they have improved the overall value of their team.I am impressed with the Dolan's resigning Jake, and I am unworried about the Dolan's resigning CC. If CC finally puts together a dominating couple of seasons, then the Indians will be unable to resign him anyway at (18-20 million per year). If he does not put together a real "ace" year, then he will be too expensive for what he is really worth.I personally, don't care if the Indians resign him. I think he is a great pitcher, but still is just short of ace. Will he ever be a true Ace? I am not sure, but based on his "conditioning" and other aspects, I am unsure, but he does have "ace stuff." Personally, I think he will be a career underachiever (which will still be pretty impressive).
by pup » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:28 am
CC is too fat to give 5/100 to.
by swerb » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:31 am
by pup » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:38 am
by Dozen » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:40 am
Saying CC is fat is the fans way of dealing with seing him in a Yankee/Angel uniform is 2009.
by pup » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:44 am
Like Thomes back
by Dozen » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:49 am
Pup wrote:Like Thomes back Not really. They had medical evidence that his back was in shambles and destined to be a problem, which it has each of the last few years.
by pup » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:51 am
Well, he's still producing and that criteria is how our bullpen is built.
by Dozen » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:53 am
Pup wrote:Well, he's still producing and that criteria is how our bullpen is built.But he was not talking a smaller contract beause of the back, like the bullpen guys do.
by pup » Sun Apr 15, 2007 8:55 pm
by pup » Tue Apr 17, 2007 8:06 pm
by consigliere » Tue Apr 17, 2007 10:22 pm
Pup wrote:If this what happens when guys sign extensions...don't offer one to CC, please.
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