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27 minutes ago, Ripken said:

Those three have not signed (to my knowledge) but it's pretty clear what's going on.  While I still very much want the Orioles to sign V2 I don't see any real chance of it.  So, there's all this money, and we use it to... do... what?

I dunno. But if we don't sign any Cubans... it'll make the Gausman trade look even more suspect. I understand it was partially a salary dump. But why dump salary if not to reallocate cash toward prospects and development? 

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2 minutes ago, Bradysburns said:

I dunno. But if we don't sign any Cubans... it'll make the Gausman trade look even more suspect. I understand it was partially a salary dump. But why dump salary if not to reallocate cash toward prospects and development? 

Owners expect a healthy ROI.

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2 hours ago, TonySoprano said:

Nobody says, "no" to Gaston
 

No one's slick as Gaston
No one's quick as Gaston
No one's neck's as incredibly thick as Gaston
For there's no man in town half as manly
Perfect, a pure paragon
You can ask any Tom, Dick or Stanley
And they'll tell you whose team they prefer to be on

 

Cito sucks

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7 minutes ago, atomic said:

I like the Orioles apologists in this thread.  They can make excuses for anything.  

You want to specifically name anyone? 

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If the Marlins want to sign all three and have similar slot money, there's no reason we can't come away with one of the three.

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1 minute ago, ScGO's said:

Any chance we trade for slot money?  

After trading some away?

I think it very unlikely.

If we do I wonder if out cap has been permanently lowered by the 750K?

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I read the Marlins added 1.75M between the two players they traded. That would put them at 6M, so right in line with the O's. They might not be done, either.

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