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by consigliere » Thu Apr 20, 2006 11:57 pm
by ACrank » Fri Apr 21, 2006 1:25 am
by gnati » Fri Apr 21, 2006 9:47 am
ACrank wrote:but i hope he succeeds in Cincy as it increases the chance of the indians getting someone decent in return
by ACrank » Fri Apr 21, 2006 10:05 am
by gnati » Fri Apr 21, 2006 10:26 am
ACrank wrote:i've not heard that - all i know is it won't be determined until after June 15th - which is probably meaning someone from their draft last year is being considered
by pup » Fri Apr 21, 2006 10:40 am
by gnati » Fri Apr 21, 2006 11:10 am
Pup wrote:The reason for the June 15 date is if the guy is a "draft and follow" player the Reds took last year. Almost anyone a team drafts is that team's property until a week before the following draft. Teams can draft someone in 2005 and tell them we want to sign you, but would rather you spent a year at either Junior college or play a 4th year at D1. Depending on the date of this year's draft, the drop dead date would probably be around June 1. This would give both teams two weeks to decide on if this particular guy is legit.
by pup » Fri Apr 21, 2006 12:51 pm
by consigliere » Sat Apr 22, 2006 12:15 am
by freeper57 » Mon Apr 24, 2006 8:38 pm
by pup » Mon Apr 24, 2006 8:47 pm
by ACrank » Tue Apr 25, 2006 5:44 pm
freeper57 wrote:What bothers me about the Philips trade is the refusal of the Indians front office to think outside the box. What about moving Peralta to first and putting Philips at short? Then when Marte comes up, you would have an infield of Marte, Philips, Belliard, and Peralta, which would be a damn sight better than Boone, Peralta, Belliard, and Broussard/Perez.
by consigliere » Wed Apr 26, 2006 12:00 am
by Steve Buffum » Wed Apr 26, 2006 9:37 am
Consigliere wrote:I think Belliard is a goner. No way this team pays him over $5M per on a multi-year deal. I just don't see it. And, I am starting to think Blake is in the cards at 2B next year. I am not advocating it, but remember he was slotted to be the 2B in 2005 before the Indians lost out on some FAs and decided to bring belliard back (and move Blake to RF instead).
by ACrank » Wed Apr 26, 2006 10:20 am
by consigliere » Wed Apr 26, 2006 10:35 am
by ACrank » Wed Apr 26, 2006 11:34 am
by consigliere » Wed Apr 26, 2006 1:51 pm
by Lebowski » Wed Apr 26, 2006 2:15 pm
And, from what I have read, Crowe will still be in the OF this year. He worked out at 2B in the instructional leagues only, and won't play 2B again until the instructional leagues after this season. So, at this point, he is not a 2B candidate. Until they officially move him to 2B, he is still an OFer. And, I am not sure he played much 2B at Arizona, if any at all.
by consigliere » Wed Apr 26, 2006 4:38 pm
by ACrank » Wed Apr 26, 2006 9:56 pm
Consigliere wrote:Yeah, 2B (and SS) is a concern in the org.....which is why Crowe is being moved there. In the upcoming 2nd part of the Kline Q&A, he offers some insights on Crowe (hint: he is high on Crowe at 2B).Anyway, it is a position they will need to address in the draft (about 5 weeks away)....or in any mid or offseason trades.
by consigliere » Wed Apr 26, 2006 10:45 pm
by ACrank » Thu Apr 27, 2006 1:47 pm
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