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How would folks feel about bringing Matt back on a 1 year deal? I think he knows he's a backup mostly at this stage. Was always a good teammate and I remember him always being a mentor and a clubhouse leader.

Maybe he could help mentor Chance and show him the ropes so to speak.

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1 minute ago, Dark Helmet said:

How would folks feel about bringing Matt back on a 1 year deal? I think he knows he's a backup mostly at this stage. Was always a good teammate and I remember him always being a mentor and a clubhouse leader.

Maybe he could help mentor Chance and show him the ropes so to speak.

I'd rather not with the way his defense has declined.

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7 minutes ago, Dark Helmet said:

How would folks feel about bringing Matt back on a 1 year deal? I think he knows he's a backup mostly at this stage. Was always a good teammate and I remember him always being a mentor and a clubhouse leader.

Maybe he could help mentor Chance and show him the ropes so to speak.

Would you even be suggesting this if he wasn't a former Oriole? There are plenty of fish in the sea and plenty of them aren't former Orioles. 

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13 minutes ago, wildbillhiccup said:

Would you even be suggesting this if he wasn't a former Oriole? There are plenty of fish in the sea and plenty of them aren't former Orioles. 

Will he work for 600k?

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Just now, wildbillhiccup said:

For me it wouldn't. I think he's done. Nowhere to go but further down. A big catcher like that is not going to age well. 

Yet people want Caleb to come back who is older.  

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53 minutes ago, wildbillhiccup said:

Would you even be suggesting this if he wasn't a former Oriole? There are plenty of fish in the sea and plenty of them aren't former Orioles. 

Doubt it. I had a chance to follow Matt.

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10 minutes ago, Dark Helmet said:

Besides, Matt was worth almost 5 WAR defensively last year. And fangraphs projects him to be worth 7 WAR defensively as a part time C next year. 

You don’t mean WAR.   UZR?

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What if we wake up one day to find out we've signed Wieters, Markakis, Jones, Schoop, Britton and Machado? To be clear, I'm not advocating for this, or even saying it's possible. It would just be a bizarre turn of events to say the least.

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20 minutes ago, Orsulak4Prez said:

What if we wake up one day to find out we've signed Wieters, Markakis, Jones, Schoop, Britton and Machado? To be clear, I'm not advocating for this, or even saying it's possible. It would just be a bizarre turn of events to say the least.

I think almost all of the 2014 and 2016 Orioles lineup are free agents right now, besides the one we actually kept 😛

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12 hours ago, Dark Helmet said:

How would folks feel about bringing Matt back on a 1 year deal? I think he knows he's a backup mostly at this stage. Was always a good teammate and I remember him always being a mentor and a clubhouse leader.

Maybe he could help mentor Chance and show him the ropes so to speak.

No. He is past his prime. IMO 

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29 minutes ago, Orsulak4Prez said:

What if we wake up one day to find out we've signed Wieters, Markakis, Jones, Schoop, Britton and Machado? To be clear, I'm not advocating for this, or even saying it's possible. It would just be a bizarre turn of events to say the least.

I'd think I was having a nightmare.

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1 minute ago, Tx Oriole said:

No. He is past his prime. IMO 

There’s no doubt he’s past his prime.     That’s not a matter of opinion, it’s a matter of fact.    I still like the guy.     My guess is he earns $1.5-2 mm somewhere to be a backup.    

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