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5 minutes ago, Philip said:

I am very happy that Mike signed Straily. It was a very good move, a smart move and an inexpensive gamble, however it doesn’t look as if it’s going to pay off.

I am not impressed by this move.  Gamble? Yes.  Likelihood it would pay off?  Well, lottery tickets pay off too but usually not.   Next guy up. 

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1 minute ago, tntoriole said:

I am not impressed by this move.  Gamble? Yes.  Likelihood it would pay off?  Well, lottery tickets pay off too but usually not.   Next guy up. 

Of course, but he was inexpensive and he has a track record that is appealing to the Orioles. Why not take a chance on him?

3 Million for Tillman was stupid. 800k for Straily is smart. Even if it doesn’t work.

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7 minutes ago, Philip said:

I am very happy that Mike signed Straily. It was a very good move, a smart move and an inexpensive gamble, however it doesn’t look as if it’s going to pay off.

Now that Dan Duquette is no longer around going "all in", the chances of stumbling into cheap, good pitching diminished considerably across MLB.

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