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by skatingtripods » Thu Feb 02, 2012 2:21 pm
by peeker643 » Thu Feb 02, 2012 2:24 pm
skatingtripods wrote:Everybody reporting on Twitter that the Nats want to move Lannan in order to fit Edwin Jackson into their rotation.Lannan would give us a LHP for the middle of the rotation. We'd have him for two years because this was just his second year of arbitration. He's not spectacular, but he'd give us a solid change of pace with a left handed arm slot. Three years of 180+ innings. Not sure how he'd do with a move to the AL or what the cost would be to acquire him, but I think this is worth exploring.Slowey's got another option left. Gomez/Huff/McAllister still serving as depth options.His interleague numbers aren't great, 4-5, 78.1 IP, 4.40 ERA.Maybe Huff can put up these numbers, but I'm not sure.
by General » Thu Feb 02, 2012 2:29 pm
by Erie Warrior » Thu Feb 02, 2012 2:30 pm
by peeker643 » Thu Feb 02, 2012 3:40 pm
General wrote:Maybe he can sing "Imagine" before the home opener.
by skatingtripods » Thu Feb 02, 2012 6:34 pm
by bookelly » Fri Feb 03, 2012 7:53 pm
by swerb » Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:04 pm
bookelly wrote:Big downside is his wife, Yaka Ono. She's clubhouse poison.
by Jumbo » Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:18 pm
swerb wrote:He doesn't have overpowering stuff and is prone to walking guys
by rigs » Fri Feb 03, 2012 11:09 pm
by bookelly » Fri Feb 03, 2012 11:15 pm
by skatingtripods » Sat Feb 04, 2012 2:32 am
bookelly wrote:They need an outfielder. Brantley? Who would back up CF? I don't think we have a match. Unless we sign Cespedes (in which case we wouldn't have any money left anyway) and Brantley becomes expendable.
by Erie Warrior » Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:19 am
rigs wrote: How is this guy any different than David Huff, except he would make 10 times as much?
by General » Sat Feb 04, 2012 11:05 am
peeker643 wrote:General wrote:Maybe he can sing "Imagine" before the home opener.No one else said a word, General, but I'd like to recognize this for the quality post it is and salute your genius and contribution.Everyone else who ignored or who tries to recognize it now is simply an asshole.
by bookelly » Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:57 pm
skatingtripods wrote:bookelly wrote:They need an outfielder. Brantley? Who would back up CF? I don't think we have a match. Unless we sign Cespedes (in which case we wouldn't have any money left anyway) and Brantley becomes expendable.I doubt they're looking at a price as high as Brantley. They'd be happy to take a AA prospect in exchange for the salary relief. 5M is a large chunk of change when your rotation is already pretty much set.Keep in mind that Manny Acta is familiar with Lannan. If he liked Lannan while in DC, he can go a long way in convincing Antonetti to go after him.Acta went to bat for Austin Kearns. We'll see if he does the same for Lannan.Tried to Google for any quotes about Lannan from Manny Acta but couldn't find any.
by skatingtripods » Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:34 pm
bookelly wrote:Weglarz? He's already on the 40-man so this would make sense for both teams.
by Believeland » Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:25 am
by peeker643 » Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:42 am
Believeland wrote:Who needs Lannan when you can add Jon Garland to a minor league deal and invite to camp? Not a bad move to keep adding competition for that 5th spot.
by skatingtripods » Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:38 pm
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