OT: Blue Jays/MLB off season thread Jays in full rebuild mode--Martin Traded

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  1. jumptheshark

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    nope he needs to be on the roster for the full year

    but there is drama with the guy they picked

    he was only available due to the contract he signed-if I am reading things correctly--he is 18 years old. So it is interesting what options they have

    have him on the 26 man roster and have him sit in the bullpen for year eating popcorn? Teams have done that before
     
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    Yup has to be on the 25 or he returns to his previous team.
     
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    They improved a little considering where they finished in the standings last season.
     
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    delete
     
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    Looks like Stroman could be on the move in the coming weeks. Will be interesting to see what the Jays get in return if they pull the trigger.
     
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    They should pull the trigger. He'll return decent value.
     
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    Stroman's comments on twitter indicate otherwise.
     
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    More than a little, IMO. The key to all this is not even Puig, but Wood. Potential to be a dominating pitcher.
     
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    One of the reasons I've always hated the Jays in the last 10 years. Between him, Donaldson, and Bautista, a bunch of unlikeable whiners. I can't see them getting back a lot for him. Way over-rated by Jays fans.
     
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    I agree with what you say here for the most part. The Jays were hated around the league more than the average team and a big part of it was those three although I don’t think Donaldson was as disliked in the same level as the other two.

    Really hard to say what Stroman could fetch in a trade. He’s coming off two poor seasons and young pitchers values rise and fall very quickly. Most teams have prospects that look as good or better than what Stroman has shown lately, throw in the attitude issues and that doesn’t help.
     
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    Yes! Finally. Jays need to go all in on the rebuild.
     
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    I didn’t think they’d be able to move him now. I thought they missed that boat.
     
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    I'd still like one or two quality vets to help groom the youth in Toronto.
     
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    Jays pick up a middle of the road SS prospect and a nothing P prospect and eat 16.4 mil of Martin's contract. At least they open roster spots/playing time for the kids. Gonna be a tough year for the Jays, but I agree with what they are doing.
     
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    Yeah, I do too. They didn’t want to play him and judging by the last month of last season he didn’t want to be much of a mentor. Eating 16.4 million sounds bad but it’s better than paying him 20 million. Same with Tulowitzki. It’s a couple years later than it should have been imo, but we knew a season like this had to happen at some point.
     
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    Think it was Jamieson talking about Murray yesterday and how maybe the league should've stepped up and gave the A's 15mil on a 20 year loan. Even a joke about how the Yanks should give the A's the money and the A's would agree to give him to the Yanks in the future.

    I mean it all seemed like a joke until Jamieson pointed out how Murray could've brought some attention to the MLB. In a time where the league is losing interest from African American athletes/fans, could this not have been a situation that would've maybe brought back some interest from the African community?

    Was an interesting take to say the least
     

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