There are 142 users in the forums

Remember
Not a member? Register Now!

2013 MLB Regular Season Wrapup Discussion Thread

Originally posted by Knowledge:
I hate Reuben Amaro

You hate him so much that you spelled his name like the sandwich?
Originally posted by InconvenienTTruth21:
anyone here have espn insider? If you do can you copy and paste this article in a PM to me?

http://insider.espn.go.com/blog/keith-law/post?id=1049

"Alberto Callaspo provides the A's with some infield depth and flexibility, as he can fill in at multiple positions. He is best at third base but capable of handling second or as an emergency backup at short while providing value as a right-handed bat off the bench. (He's a switch-hitter but better from the right side.)

The A's have used Adam Rosales in a similar role over the past year and a half, but he adds no value with the bat (other than his ability to trot quickly around the bases on his occasional home runs) and Callaspo is only a slight drop-off defensively. The A's may use Callaspo as a platoon partner for their left-handed-hitting second baseman Eric Sogard who's been able to hit right-handed pitching this year but has never hit southpaws in his big league career, which would shore up their weakest position on the diamond.

In exchange, the Angels get 2009 first-round pick Grant Green, one of the bigger enigmas among minor league prospects because he's too good of an athlete to be a man without a position.

Green has a quick, slashing stroke at the plate that produces line drives and doubles power, but his plate discipline has always been below average and he doesn't make enough contact for a guy who, outside of a year in the hitter-friendly Cal League in 2010, hasn't hit for power. He's an above-average runner but doesn't have great feel as a base stealer.

He was a shortstop in college at USC and has also played second, third, center and left in pro ball. He hasn't clicked at any of those positions and is probably best described as a bad defensive second baseman.

Green has the arm for the left side of the infield and his feet should be quick enough for any position, but his footwork was consistently terrible at short and not much better at second, so he'll need a lot of work for any position where the Angels try to play him. Third base might be worth a shot, as he's played only 11 games there as a pro and the position, now vacant in Anaheim, requires less of the lateral agility that the middle infield does.

For Callaspo, it's a reasonable return, but the Angels' player development folks have just been handed a big, high-profile project."
thanks
didnt really tell us anything that we don't know lol. was just curious to see who they thought got the better end of the deal
Originally posted by Niners99:
Originally posted by Knowledge:
I hate Reuben Amaro

You hate him so much that you spelled his name like the sandwich?

lmao
Originally posted by Niners99:
Originally posted by Knowledge:
I hate Reuben Amaro

You hate him so much that you spelled his name like the sandwich?

you get the point
Originally posted by Knowledge:
Originally posted by Niners99:
Originally posted by Knowledge:
I hate Reuben Amaro

You hate him so much that you spelled his name like the sandwich?

you get the point

More shocking Michael Young did not get moved.
Originally posted by robniner:
Originally posted by AXEGRINDER:
Originally posted by robniner:
Hammer about to go down

MLB is prepared to ban Alex
Rodriguez for the remainder of his playing
career, reports Bob Nightengale of USA
Today . An announcement will likely come
tomorrow or Friday, according to
Nightengale's sources. Rodriguez's attorney,
David Cornwell, says that the Yankee third
baseman will appeal any suspension he
receives. According to the report, MLB will
base its action not only on Rodriguez's use
of PEDs, but on the fact that he purportedly
"lied to MLB officials while attempting to
sabotage their investigation."

MLBTR

Good f**k that guy

I remember reading a book about AROD. The guy cheated throughout his entire life, especially high school. His dad is a rags to riches story but he was a dlck to his residences in the apartment properties who owned.

Oh yeah, I believed he ran with Canseco at one point too.


UPDATE: AROD trying to get out of a lifetime ban and serve a lighter sentence of one season so he can get 61 mil of the money owed. I guess paying child support sucks.
Bwahahaha
  • Jcool
  • Veteran
  • Posts: 13,746
darren rovell ‏@darrenrovell

BREAKING: Nike severs endorsement deal with Ryan Braun http://es.pn/145McXw
Jose Fernandez AGAIN

This kid is just filthy

Originally posted by robniner:
Originally posted by robniner:
Originally posted by AXEGRINDER:
Originally posted by robniner:
Hammer about to go down

MLB is prepared to ban Alex
Rodriguez for the remainder of his playing
career, reports Bob Nightengale of USA
Today . An announcement will likely come
tomorrow or Friday, according to
Nightengale's sources. Rodriguez's attorney,
David Cornwell, says that the Yankee third
baseman will appeal any suspension he
receives. According to the report, MLB will
base its action not only on Rodriguez's use
of PEDs, but on the fact that he purportedly
"lied to MLB officials while attempting to
sabotage their investigation."

MLBTR

Good f**k that guy

I remember reading a book about AROD. The guy cheated throughout his entire life, especially high school. His dad is a rags to riches story but he was a dlck to his residences in the apartment properties who owned.

Oh yeah, I believed he ran with Canseco at one point too.


UPDATE: AROD trying to get out of a lifetime ban and serve a lighter sentence of one season so he can get 61 mil of the money owed. I guess paying child support sucks.

AROD and lawyers stalling the punishment process; said to be far apart from a deal.
Originally posted by Jcool:
darren rovell ‏@darrenrovell

BREAKING: Nike severs endorsement deal with Ryan Braun http://es.pn/145McXw

BOOM!!!
Originally posted by jrg:
Jose Fernandez AGAIN

This kid is just filthy


Lol what was that reaction to?
Originally posted by InconvenienTTruth21:
Originally posted by jrg:
Jose Fernandez AGAIN

This kid is just filthy


Lol what was that reaction to?

I think he found out he just won the Powerball jackpot.