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Didn't we just sign our SS to a 4 year extension?

Someone should bump the Hardy signs extension thread, and see how according to98% of the posts we were set at SS until 2019

3-year extension. Through 2017, not 2019.

If healthy Hardy will be the SS for all 3 seasons.

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3-year extension. Through 2017, not 2019.

If healthy Hardy will be the SS for all 3 seasons.

and I dont remember it being 98% in favor of keeping him.

I think most of us thought there was risk involved, but SS is such a limited option int he FA and trade world, and that you had an elite with the glove defender in Hardy, you roll the dice.

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and I dont remember it being 98% in favor of keeping him.

I think most of us thought there was risk involved, but SS is such a limited option int he FA and trade world, and that you had an elite with the glove defender in Hardy, you roll the dice.

Sure. I thought it was a good deal at the time and still do. I think he'll recover some power while still playing good defense. He does so many little things around the bag that are very underrated. Tags, receiving throws, turning DPs, etc.

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Sure. I thought it was a good deal at the time and still do. I think he'll recover some power while still playing good defense. He does so many little things around the bag that are very underrated. Tags, receiving throws, turning DPs, etc.

Exactly. I hope he can stay healthy. But He is a very important part of our team.

Not to mention that he is my favorite Oriole

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It's going to be JJ Hardy. Thread closed.

Now that Hardy has played a full 20 games of replacement level baseball it is clear that this is his new expected output. Shut it down. No decent player has ever had 75 mediocre plate appearances and returned to be a successful player. Plus he will be 33 in less than three months. Might as well fit him for a back brace.

Despite a .508 OPS he is still a replacement level player by fWAR because of his defense. Even if his offense only rebounds to .650 OPS he will still earn his contract as long as he maintains his current defensive level.

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