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  1. That's a nice looking play. Is any of the current O's shortstops (Martin, Villar) even capable of making that play in the hole? If he's is the current best fielding shortstop in the system and can potentially hit 700 OPS, i would love to see him up.
  2. I'm surprised Jackson isn't talked about more. Especially since his name was floated around a lot during the Machado trade rumors. I think at least, he could be a solid utility player and a possible 3B interim, if Renato doesn't work out.
  3. He might also be our best outfielder not named Craig Gentry
  4. Does anyone know If Rodriguez or Edgin is added to the roster, can they be optioned back to the minors?
  5. I wouldn't mind seeing Sisco try it. Personally I'd like to see Anthony Santander take a shot at leadoff.
  6. Why on earth would you have Trumbo on the bench? Get Trumbo out of the everyday lineup. He would still start against Lefties. What is his role? Power threat PH, backup 1B, RF, DH.
  7. It was mentioned in some of the previous post, but I think using Walker as DH against righties and moving Trumbo to the bench is an intriguing idea. But I'm not sure the O's have the balls to do it.
  8. https://nolanwritin.com/2017/07/09/texas-rangers-team-takes-game-two-series-angels/ "If the Rangers still believe they can grab a Wildcard spot then moving Profar for bullpen help must happen." I would do Brach for Profar. Kind of reminds me of Koji for Chris Davis. But like that trade, I would want a young pitcher in the return as well.
  9. http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/jurickson-profar According to this, they want Starting pitching. So I would think you'd have to start with Tillman at least.
  10. Dylan also said that he would leave the decision up to management.
  11. http://espn.go.com/blog/baltimore-orioles/post/_/id/781/orioles-need-adam-jones-to-start-hitting-like-adam-jones I think the article sums it up pretty well. We may not have any CF prospects, but at this point I would much rather roll the dice on a healthy Xavier Avery/Rickard platoon.
  12. I think you bring up a good point. Especially if the bullpen is low on optionable guys. Alvarez being on the shuttle will have much less fuss than someone like Wei Yin Chen.
  13. Why not give Reimold a shot, assuming he can get on base. I wouldn't expect him to steal a lot of bases, but I think he has enough speed for a leadoff hitter. Just have to be a smart baserunner.
  14. I'm curious to know why you feel this way. Do you not think Britton has a chance to be a dominant closer on the level of a Mariano Rivera? Or are you against paying top dollar for Closers in general?
  15. Corolla35

    GIDPs

    Just a thought, if Jones GDIP so much, then why not try hit and run once in awhile, assuming someone like Machado or Parra is on base. Without looking up the numbers, i'm fairly confident that if the pitch is in the strike zone, then Jones usually can make contact. And if Jones does swing and miss, its usually a pitch in the dirt, which makes it easier for Machado or Parra to steal 2nd. Maybe its just me, but i usually don't see the O's utilizing the hit and run much.
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