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by davell
Tue May 22, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: International Free Agency Thread 2018-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 9704

Re: International Free Agency Thread 2018-2019

I'm not arguing what the value of IFA money has been, in the past. This is a different scenario. Last year, you had multiple teams pursuing Martinez. But, there were multiple teams that had money left over and also multiple teams that were willing to trade off money. If it's true that all teams have...
by davell
Tue May 22, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: International Free Agency Thread 2018-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 9704

Re: International Free Agency Thread 2018-2019

Yeah, they're dumb. Not sure if you can actually pay money for IFA dollars or not. But, the fear is that even the light bulb will/has already clicked, because even they'll be like "Wow, there's been 22 teams wanting our IFA money, I bet we can get someone to give us something good!" Becaus...
by davell
Tue May 22, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: International Free Agency Thread 2018-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 9704

Re: International Free Agency Thread 2018-2019

There's probably a team of two out there that haven't committed their entire budget, or even extremely close to it..... But, it's definitely possible all teams are fairly close. Making it conceivable that if a team could trade for the max they can get from the O's, it's land them Mesa AND Rodriguez....
by davell
Sun May 20, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W
Replies: 652
Views: 28066

Re: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W

I think at this point, this is my list..... Tier 1 Ayton Tier 2(slight drop from 1) Bagley, Doncic Tier 3(decent drop from 2) Bamba, MPJ, Carter, JJJ Tier 4(slight drop from 3) Young, Mikal Bridges, Sexton Tier 5(huge drop from 4) Robert Williams, Zhaire Smith, Gilgeous-Alexander, Lonnie Walker, Dza...
by davell
Sun May 20, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 5-19-18
Replies: 15
Views: 452

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 5-19-18

Abbott goes 6 2 0 0 2 11. He's at 95 pitches, so I'm guessing he's done.
by davell
Sun May 20, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: #NotAllPitchers
Replies: 637
Views: 40734

Re: #NotAllPitchers



2 pitches tonight....
by davell
Sun May 20, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W
Replies: 652
Views: 28066

Re: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W

I think Ayton is the best player in the draft, but I do think Bagley is an All Star. 7 seems ideal for them to trade down to, if they want Mikal Bridges. Taking on Parson's deal and giving us 32 is my hope for the trade. But, I only do it for Bagley and maybe Doncic. Otherwise, I will roll the dice ...
by davell
Sun May 20, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 5-19-18
Replies: 15
Views: 452

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 5-19-18

Swarmer goes 7 6 3 3 2 4

Robinson goes 6 5 1 1 0 9
by davell
Sat May 19, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W
Replies: 652
Views: 28066

Re: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W

Some rumors from the Combine that could shape things up for is at 7..... 1. Phoenix- Ayton 2. Sacramento- Bamba or MPJ 3. Atlanta- Trae Young 4. Memphis- Prefers trading down to take Mikal Bridges 5. Dallas- 6. Orlando- 7. Chicago- If the top 3 goes like that, you've got Doncic, Bagley, JJJ, and on...
by davell
Sat May 19, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W
Replies: 652
Views: 28066

Re: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W

Some rumors from the Combine that could shape things up for is at 7..... 1. Phoenix- Ayton 2. Sacramento- Bamba or MPJ 3. Atlanta- Trae Young 4. Memphis- Prefers trading down to take Mikal Bridges 5. Dallas- 6. Orlando- 7. Chicago- If the top 3 goes like that, you've got Doncic, Bagley, JJJ, and one...
by davell
Sat May 19, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W
Replies: 652
Views: 28066

Re: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W

According to NBADraft.Net, we're the landing spot for Chandler Hutchison at 22 and the Lakers are the same for Mitchell Robinson, at 25. Both p!ayers decided against working out at the combine, indicating they had a guarantee in place.
by davell
Fri May 18, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W
Replies: 652
Views: 28066

Re: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W

any interesting draft and stash guys projected to be available around 22? the bulls have had some success with that approach in recent-ish years with Asik and Mirotic. There's been talk of Dzanan Musa staying overseas for a year. He potentially is worth taking at 22. I'm a big fan of Isaac Bonga, b...
by davell
Fri May 18, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W
Replies: 652
Views: 28066

Re: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W

Take on Parsons deal. He's got 2/50 left on it. That gets you from 7 to 4, plus the 32nd pick, and maybe a protected future 1st as well. Are they severely up against the luxury tax or something? They’re about $15-16 mil under but I bet they’d entertain getting out of his garbage deal and dumping a ...
by davell
Fri May 18, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W
Replies: 652
Views: 28066

Re: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W

If the Bulls are confident in Porter's health and worry about him not making it to 7, swapping 4 and 7 seems possible. https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2776700-2018-nba-draft-rumors-grizzlies-open-to-trading-no-4-overall-pick I don't know enough about the NBA draft pick values to know what they ...
by davell
Fri May 18, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W
Replies: 652
Views: 28066

Re: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W

Any 20-40 sleepers you guys like? Hate the guy's guts, but I actually think Grayson Allen could be a decent pick at 22. He's a guy that should be able to crack a rotation as a rookie, and can shoot the ball or do some slashing. May be a similar player to what the Bulls were hoping McDermott would b...
by davell
Fri May 18, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Amateur Baseball
Topic: 2018 Draft Thread
Replies: 414
Views: 22765

Re: 2018 Draft Thread

Anyone got BA's pick for us and any other tidbits from their mock today? Absolutely love this pick. He seems to have a higher ceiling than most college pitchers who go in the 20s: 24 Logan Gilbert Stetson RHP Notes: The Cubs figure to give Seigler a shot if he’s here, but they could also use pitchi...
by davell
Fri May 18, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Amateur Baseball
Topic: 2018 Draft Thread
Replies: 414
Views: 22765

Re: 2018 Draft Thread

Anyone got BA's pick for us and any other tidbits from their mock today?
by davell
Fri May 18, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W
Replies: 652
Views: 28066

Re: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W

Stay put. And add at least a 2nd Rounder to it. Picks 20-40 are basically the same caliber guy in this draft. Might as well add to your chances. And you can buy a 2nd from someone obviously and use the "currency" we earned lastyear, by selling ours off lol.
by davell
Fri May 18, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W
Replies: 652
Views: 28066

Re: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W

https://670thescore.radio.com/bulls-mic ... ack-injury

This article is getting my hopes up on MPJ too much.
by davell
Fri May 18, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 5-17-18
Replies: 9
Views: 455

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 5-17-18

Lange goes 5 2 1 1 1 2, 8/4 ratio.....
by davell
Thu May 17, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Orioles are shopping Machado and the Cubs are interested per Gordo
Replies: 295
Views: 18170

Re: Orioles are shopping Machado and the Cubs are interested per Gordo

Duquette said today or yesterday, that they'd wait until after Memorial Day to decide what to do. And he pondered the question of "Do you trade a guy who may be having a Triple Crown Year?"

in today's day and age, I don't know how ANYONE can support the Orioles.
by davell
Thu May 17, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Amateur Baseball
Topic: 2018 Draft Thread
Replies: 414
Views: 22765

Re: 2018 Draft Thread

Uh, I responded to what you SAID. YOU SAID they hadn't spent big on pitching . Concepcion was 6 mill. Albertos got 1.5 which was definitely a top 3-5 bonus that year for pitching. Tseng got 1.5 or so, which was a top bonus for his year too. That's three guys over a four year span, one ranked, durin...
by davell
Thu May 17, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Amateur Baseball
Topic: 2018 Draft Thread
Replies: 414
Views: 22765

Re: 2018 Draft Thread

Gotta remember the Cuban gem we unearthed named Concepcion. Gerardo, maybe? Anyway, he got like 6 mill from us, but at least it was over 5 years. Albertos was around 1.5 too. As a general rule, pitchers just don't cost as much in IFA. Especially now that Cubans are capped too. It seems like there's...
by davell
Thu May 17, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 5-17-18
Replies: 9
Views: 455

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 5-17-18

Jesus lol. Ran out of gas, I guess.
by davell
Thu May 17, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 5-17-18
Replies: 9
Views: 455

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 5-17-18

Brandon Little is at 5 3 0 0 0 3, with a 9/3 GB/FB ratio right now.....

Even if I just jinxed him, he's definitely making progress at this stage. Tons of it, actually.

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