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10 minutes ago, Diehard_O's_Fan said:

Dan said that he wanted to improve the outfield defense. Therefore, I am going to be upset if Pedro is the primary dh and Trumbo is the starting right fielder. I hope Dan told Pedro that he would be a bench player if he makes the team.

I think this is more injury insurance. If Davis or Trumbo go down with injury, we have a really good replacement ready to step in.


Fantastic signing. Almost too good to be true.

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5 minutes ago, jabba72 said:

This makes absolutely no sense. It also makes the Trumbo deal look pretty bad in comparison, getting a 827 OPS DH for peanuts, while giving Trumbo $13M per year to do the same.  Are they platooning? 

I suppose he can platoon with Mancini in Norfolk. But there's no need for him to not get at bats down there while he waits for someone to get injured.

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51 minutes ago, ChuckS said:

It is crazy to me that a guy who can give you 400 at bats at DH and likely an .800-.850 OPS can't get a major league deal.  Glad to have him back.  

Yeah, I couldn't believe this when I got the text. Wow, good move DD but this means certain death to the rule 5 guys (slim hope if Santander "goes along" with the DL thing). 

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