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Roch: Is it time to trade Adam Jones?


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I have said all along that if you can flip him into 2 MLB ready players then you have to. He cannot be counted in the clutch and isn't a true CF in my opinion. If we keep him I want him moved to LF and get a true CF and that would be great also. But to keep him as our CF is not the best use of talent for this depleted talent pool we have in our system. The best use of his talent may be to flip him for glaring holes throughout our roster and minors.

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One more step toward this organization becoming a AAAA team like the Kansas City Royals once upon a time, and the Pittsburgh Pirates more recently. Send away good, young players and get back just enough to keep treading water and fool people into thinking you're a big league team. Minor league in all facets, except the actual schedule.

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Jones doesn't fit into Tampa's business plan, so I can't imagine Friedman wanting to deal anybody anywhere close to equal value. I would be equally surprised if the Giants moved one of their better starters for anything less than an elite player.

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If Jones is willing to sign long term here then no way. He will be more valuable then any trade that we get back. We cannot continue to trade all of our best young players for prospects. The Rays traded alot of their players before they won, but they kept some of their guys that were key players like Carl Crawford. The new GM needs to talk to Adam, with Buck, and get him signed long term here in Baltimore. We need to figure out how to be able to develop top young pitchers. If we continually have to trade our best players in hopes that one of the prospects we get back can be good then we will never win.

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I doubt the Rays would want to pay Jones what it will take to extend him. I still think San Diego could be a good fit.

How about

Latos (off the MLB Roster)

Weiland http://web.minorleaguebaseball.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?pos=P&sid=milb&t=p_pbp&pid=543921

Bass http://texas.rangers.mlb.com/team/player.jsp?player_id=430606

Gyorko http://web.minorleaguebaseball.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?pos=&sid=milb&t=p_pbp&pid=576397

Is this too much to trade for a hometown player???

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I think this is a possibility. But they have to do it right. It can't be just flipping this year's guy with value for next year's bunch of guys who might work out some day. There has to be a plan, and the willingness to follow through. Otherwise it's like John says, you're just kicking the can down the road with no plan and no organization capable of implementing it.

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It would have to be Wade Davis+ for Adam Jones. Davis, plus a minor league SP with the upside of a Davis, which would be fair for both clubs.

Jones' trade value is as high as it will possibly be, and the Orioles need starting pitching way more than they need Jones.

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It would have to be Wade Davis+ for Adam Jones. Davis, plus a minor league SP with the upside of a Davis, which would be fair for both clubs.

Jones' trade value is as high as it will possibly be, and the Orioles need starting pitching way more than they need Jones.

Again ....What about this ?

I still think San Diego could be a good fit.

How about

Latos (off the MLB Roster)

Weiland http://web.minorleaguebaseball.com/m...pbp&pid=543921

Bass http://texas.rangers.mlb.com/team/pl...ayer_id=430606

Gyorko http://web.minorleaguebaseball.com/m...pbp&pid=576397

Is this too much to trade for a hometown player???

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