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by pup » Thu Oct 26, 2006 7:30 pm
by furls » Thu Oct 26, 2006 7:47 pm
by British_Pharaoh » Thu Oct 26, 2006 7:50 pm
Pup wrote:Screw A-Rod, go get Sheffield. Cliff Lee for Sheff and give him the 3 year $40 mil deal.
by pup » Thu Oct 26, 2006 9:24 pm
Ill pass on aging, expensive, past their prime veterans
I'm hoping the Carl Crawford rumours come to fruition
anyway the PD has us going after Moises Alou as our LFer for next season
by furls » Thu Oct 26, 2006 10:12 pm
Please offer a better lf option for 2007, which is all I care about.
by swerb » Thu Oct 26, 2006 11:17 pm
by consigliere » Thu Oct 26, 2006 11:27 pm
by consigliere » Thu Oct 26, 2006 11:49 pm
Well, if the PD says it, it must be true. Why in the world would we go after him? We would pay him close to Sheff money for half the player.
by pup » Fri Oct 27, 2006 12:47 am
And, according to the AP, Sheffield stated he will be a problem child to whoever he is traded to.
Sheffield is an injury riddled cancer
by ACrank » Fri Oct 27, 2006 9:57 am
by consigliere » Fri Oct 27, 2006 10:14 am
by British_Pharaoh » Fri Oct 27, 2006 10:16 am
ACrank wrote:Pass on Sheffield - not sure he can play the OF on a regular basis (& he does still have the tag of being a negative clubhouse presence)i'm not overly thrilled on Alou, but i will take him for one yearCarl Crawford isn't going to happen - Tampa will want more for him then he is worth - and getting him would not allow the Indians to fix the bullpen and 2b (which are more pressing needs then LF)
by ACrank » Fri Oct 27, 2006 11:42 pm
by consigliere » Sat Oct 28, 2006 9:13 am
by consigliere » Sat Oct 28, 2006 9:26 am
Sheff suitors just tune out Sheff BY SAM BORDENDAILY NEWS SPORTS WRITER ST. LOUIS - Gary Sheffield's harsh comments about a potential trade apparently haven't dissuaded teams from inquiring about the Yankees slugger. The Astros and Indians, according to sources, recently have made it known they would be interested in landing Sheffield despite his assertions that he wouldn't be pleased about getting dealt somewhere new for only one year.GM Brian Cashman did not return calls yesterday, but it's believed that the Yanks are planning to pick up Sheffield's $13million option for 2007 as a precursor to moving him. The Astros are in the market for a power-hitting outfielder and are expected to bid on free agent Carlos Lee, though that could get very expensive; since Sheffield is under contract for only one more year, he is a more attractive financial commitment for a team that isn't able to afford Lee or the other big free-agent slugger, Alfonso Soriano.Other teams expected to be interested in Sheffield include the Orioles and Angels. It's unlikely that the Yankees will be able to land a top-level player or prospect for Sheffield, but some executives believe they could land an established major leaguer (perhaps a reliever) or a mid-tier prospect. Plus, by picking up Sheffield's option, the Yankees are able to direct where Sheffield goes and can keep him away from a rival such as the Red Sox or Mets.
by pup » Sat Oct 28, 2006 10:01 am
by consigliere » Sat Oct 28, 2006 11:13 am
by pup » Sat Oct 28, 2006 12:26 pm
by British_Pharaoh » Sat Oct 28, 2006 12:45 pm
ACrank wrote:but with Crowe sticking to the OF - i'd rather see a long term solution to second base....my pipedream is Orlando Hudson from the DBacks - i believe he is arby eligible and they have a couple of good youngsters coming up - its possible the Indians can get him without giving up a lot if they are willing to take his contract on - and he could solve second base for a few years to come....
by ACrank » Sat Oct 28, 2006 12:59 pm
by consigliere » Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:26 pm
by ACrank » Sat Oct 28, 2006 7:11 pm
by British_Pharaoh » Sun Oct 29, 2006 9:39 am
Consigliere wrote:Yeah, Cabrera is something to get excited about defensively.....but Torres is just good depth. The is Ramon Vazquez with speed.
by consigliere » Sun Oct 29, 2006 10:27 pm
by rigs » Mon Oct 30, 2006 1:15 pm
by pup » Mon Oct 30, 2006 6:25 pm
Pup, Wedge couldnt handle Bradley or Phillips... and they were making the league minimum. Even talking about Sheffield coming here is wasted time, they would never invest that much money in a player only to find out in a month that Wedge cant deal with him...
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