MLB off-season News & Notes thread

Discussion in 'Baseball' started by Marc the Habs Fan, Oct 2, 2017.

  1. Blackhawkswincup

    Blackhawkswincup Seabrook = Thief

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    I wonder if Loaiza ever got US Citizenship

    If not he will face not only prison but possible deportation and ban from US

    Still remember that 2003 campaign from him as great and such an unexpected run. Started of 2004 strong making Allstar team again but was fading badly heading into game. Kenny Williams smartly saw it was time to move on and brought in the much maligned Contreras from NY (Yankee fans celebrated when we acquired him)

    Contreras was our ace in 2005 run and a horse in playoffs

    One of the great trades in White Sox history even if Contreras age/injuries curtailed his effectiveness after 2005
     
  2. Terry Yake

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    esteban loaiza-drug kingpin

    who would've known
     
  3. Big Poppa Puck

    Big Poppa Puck HF's Villain

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    Cardinals signed Bud Norris. I like this if for nothing other than he's a Cardinal killer and now we don't have to face him.
     
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    I'm intrigued. He was great to begin the year, and then he had an injury and got lit up when he returned.
     
  5. ucanthanzalthetruth

    ucanthanzalthetruth Not a bandwaggoner

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    That's a lot of drugs.
     
  6. GordonGecko

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    dude this isn't the place for politics, if you want to go there I will tell you that everyone who is advocating to stop prosecuting drug crimes is the definition of naive. Drug "War" is just a stupid catch phrase used by law enforcement but the act of tracking down drug suppliers and dealers is very much necessary
     
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    Well that's just like, your opinion, man.
     
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    This Loaiza stuff is pretty nuts. I'll definitely watch the movie though.
     
  9. rangerssharks414

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    What the ****?

    I like Robles a little more just because he's closer to the majors, and he also will play a premium position. Tucker is no slouch, though.
     
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    Pitchers and Catchers report today for some teams. Pretty much everyone else tomorrow
     
  12. Marc the Habs Fan

    Marc the Habs Fan Moderator

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    Which teams? A quick search gave me zero info on which.
     
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    Pirates also was today
     
  14. darko

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    Probably safe to say he blew all his money.
     
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    It was going to happen the year he would have been inducted into Cooperstown but his death pushed it ahead.
     
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    Some people just like the power and the rush. And who knows, maybe he owed a cartel money and had to do mule work. He'll likely never say why he did it (if he's smart).
     
  17. AtlantaWhaler

    AtlantaWhaler Thrash/Preds/Sabres

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    Braves as well.
     
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    Cubs sign Shae Simmons.

    Another pick up that could be great if hes over the injury bug.

    Big if.
     
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    Sounds like the making of a Netflix series.
     
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    tony d Pot Of Gold Sponsor

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    Great to see pitchers and catchers returning. Hoping soon we see more free agents signing.
     
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    Well his ERA can't go anywhere but down.
     
  23. Chazz Reinhold

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    Dude. He was ****ing quoting The Wire. How much more obvious can I make it...?

    [MOD]

    And for the baseball content, Kemp for Braun. Do it.
     
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  24. NJDevs26

    NJDevs26 No more status quo?!

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    So apparently Arizona's going the way of Colorado and installing a humidor. Take note if you're in Fantasy drafts, Chase Field might not be the bandbox it's been.

     
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