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Possibly, but since he still owns a home in Baltimore and his family really wants him to return there, it might be the best offer he gets.
Disagree. There is a non-zero chance that the bottom has fallen out of his market. Plus, we know he would like to be in Baltimore.

There is a zero chance Koji accepts a minor league deal. He had a WHIP of .917 11.2 K/9 and a 10 K/BB ratio.

That is not someone that has to rely on a minor league deal.

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Offer Koji a minor league deal that includes a $4 million major league contract if he makes the team. Include bonuses based on number of games he finishes, just in case he ends up being the closer. Too much risk involved to guarantee him anything. That might not be enough to entice him to return, but that's all I'd offer.

The guy has been a premier pitcher out of the bullpen. There's no way he would accept those conditions.

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There is a zero chance Koji accepts a minor league deal. He had a WHIP of .917 11.2 K/9 and a 10 K/BB ratio.

That is not someone that has to rely on a minor league deal.

The more I research Koji's end to 2014, the more confident I am that we should give him a serious offer. People on this site are seriously putting too much weight on (what comes down to) 6 appearances between August 16th and September 4th.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/gl.cgi?id=ueharko01&t=p&year=2014

Yes, during that 6 game stretch, he performed poorly.

But that's 4.2 IP out of 64+!!!

If you look at the remaining 60 or so, he was STELLAR. Look at his last 3 appearances to close out the year.

3 IP, 5 K's. 0 R 0 BB

We could do much much worse than bring Koji home for 2015.

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Koji signed with Boston as their closer. Kinda surprised he got what he did. Personally I'm happy he signed with Boston. Now we don't have to worry about the Orioles front office thinking about a reunion. Maybe Boston knows something we don't.

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The bar is being set pretty high right out of the box isn't it? I don't know, but I'm fairly confident it's now out of our price range.

Boston had them both, you think maybe they rate Koji higher? Hard to believe considering his age and injury history.

I figured he was going to resign with Boston after they didn't flip him at the deadline but I didn't see 2/18 coming. I figured 1/8 w/vesting option.

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Boston had them both, you think maybe they rate Koji higher? Hard to believe considering his age and injury history.

I figured he was going to resign with Boston after they didn't flip him at the deadline but I didn't see 2/18 coming. I figured 1/8 w/vesting option.

Yeah, I don't know how they value Miller as compared to Koji (I would think higher considering his age), but I pretty much agree with everything you've stated here. I'm definitely surprised by the number.

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Boston had them both, you think maybe they rate Koji higher? Hard to believe considering his age and injury history.

I figured he was going to resign with Boston after they didn't flip him at the deadline but I didn't see 2/18 coming. I figured 1/8 w/vesting option.

Hell, maybe they get both.

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Boston had them both, you think maybe they rate Koji higher? Hard to believe considering his age and injury history.

I figured he was going to resign with Boston after they didn't flip him at the deadline but I didn't see 2/18 coming. I figured 1/8 w/vesting option.

How could anyone see Koji being a better option than Miller though? Everyone saw how he pitched for us this last half a year. He was as good as any relief pitcher on any team and better than all but maybe a couple. Would Boston need to pass on Miller in order to offer the big money to Lester?

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