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Lindstrom is out there, I'd take him back for some 6th inning heat.

I'm wrong yet you're throwing out names that didn't originate from that list who holds basically the same job as 90% of that list.

I understand BP depth is good to have, but outside of Shields (who we arent getting) and Soto as a backup (who we dont need) do you actually WANT any of them?

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At some point Shields could be attractive if his price drops far enough and it appears that could be happening.

I realize we really don't need another starting pitcher, but getting him cheap opens the door for some interesting trades.

Granted he isn't a good fit in OPACY and Fenway with his penchant for fly balls to left center (Buster Onley) but the guy has averaged an ERA+ of 111 and 227 IP over 9 seasons.

Bad signs for a multi year deal at age 33, but good signs for a short term deal.

You can never have enough pitching.

Shields isn't getting $$$ because he is viewed as a mid rotation SP in TOR clothing. We have plenty of those and a lot cheaper.
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You forgot Andruw Jones :rofl:

What has Stauffer done recently?

Stauffer signed with the Twins before Christmas and is apparently going to be given at least a token opportunity to make their rotation. I was hoping we'd make a play at him last year in a trade or this year on the FA market. He gets a fair number of ground balls and a good amount of K's as a reliever. He can start in a pinch. He handles lefties really well. Bullpen wasn't a big need this winter so I can understand passing him up, but he is a good middle reliever.

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This list is 99% accurate for anyone that played in the majors in 2014:

Position Players

LF Ryan Ludwick

SS Everth Cabrera

RF Nate Schierholtz

LF Eric Young

2B Rickie Weeks

C Jose Molina

2B Mark Ellis

LF Reed Johnson

LF Jason Kubel

LF Ryan Doumit

2B Donnie Murphy

CF Tony Gwynn

3B Jayson Nix

LF Scott Hairston

LF Cole Gillespie

3B Chone Figgins

DH Jason Giambi

RF Shane Robinson

CF Nyjer Morgan

3B Kevin Kouzmanoff

2B Cole Figueroa

LF Andrew Brown

RF Justin Maxwell

2B Michael Martinez

1B Greg Dobbs

RF Xavier Nady

2B Rafael Furcal

1B Matt McBride

1B Brad Snyder

2B Brooks Conrad

SS Alex Gonzalez

1B Neftali Soto

3B Ryan Roberts

RF Elliot Johnson

2B Marco Scutaro

SS Jake Elmore

1B Clint Robinson

SS Ronny Cedeno

3B Carlos Rivero

2B Tony Abreu


SP James Shields

SP Chris Young

SP Roberto Hernandez

SP Kevin Correia

SP Franklin Morales

SP Dustin McGowan

SU Carlos Villanueva

MR Burke Badenhop

SU Jamey Wright

CL Francisco Rodriguez

MR Jared Burton

MR Joba Chamberlain

MR Rafael Soriano

MR Phil Coke

SP Bruce Chen

MR Brian Wilson

MR Chris Perez

MR Jose Veras

MR Joe Beimel

SP Joe Saunders

MR Matt Lindstrom

MR Evan Reed

MR Joe Thatcher

MR Josh Lueke

MR Wade LeBlanc

MR Kyle Farnsworth

MR Matt Guerrier

MR Alfredo Aceves

MR Mike Adams

MR Troy Patton

MR J.J. Putz

MR Carlos Marmol

MR B.J. Rosenberg

MR Jason Lane

MR Matt Albers

MR Kevin Gregg

MR Alfredo Figaro

MR Ryan Rowland-Smith

MR Ryan Feierabend

MR Curtis Partch

SP Stephen Fife

SP Pedro Hernandez

SP Billy Buckner

MR Justin Germano

MR Rich Hill

MR Pedro Beato

MR Scott Elbert

MR Raul Valdes

MR Jim Miller

MR Wilking Rodriguez

MR Chris Leroux

MR Hector Ambriz

MR Ramon Ramirez

MR Josh Wall

MR Trevor Bell

MR Sean Burnett

MR Jarrett Grube

MR Jonny Venters

SP Brandon Beachy

MR Christian Garcia

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