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MLB Deadline deals

Postby AppGuy04 » Tue Jul 31, 2007 11:31 am

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2955753
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Re: MLB Deadline deals

Postby Dukie95 » Tue Jul 31, 2007 11:46 am

It appears that the Red Sox are the front runners for Gagne, but he and Scott Boras must agree to the trade.

The Mets are working on Chad Cordero.

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Re: MLB Deadline deals

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Re: MLB Deadline deals

Postby AppGuy04 » Tue Jul 31, 2007 11:51 am

Dukie95 wrote:It appears that the Red Sox are the front runners for Gagne, but he and Scott Boras must agree to the trade.

The Mets are working on Chad Cordero.


According to what I've seen, Gagne wants to be a closer, so the Sox would have to move Papelbon to the 8th

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Re: MLB Deadline deals

Postby AppGuy04 » Tue Jul 31, 2007 12:25 pm

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2954457
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Re: MLB Deadline deals

Postby bluehenbillk » Tue Jul 31, 2007 1:01 pm

AppGuy04 wrote:
Dukie95 wrote:It appears that the Red Sox are the front runners for Gagne, but he and Scott Boras must agree to the trade.

The Mets are working on Chad Cordero.


According to what I've seen, Gagne wants to be a closer, so the Sox would have to move Papelbon to the 8th



There won't be any controversy - Okijama in the 7th, Gagne in the 8th, Papelbon in the 9th. Gagne will be taken care of financially in Boston & have a shot at a ring now.
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Re: MLB Deadline deals

Postby Dukie95 » Tue Jul 31, 2007 1:17 pm

Cordero to the Mets is dead.

Phillies get Julio Mateo from Seattle.

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Re: MLB Deadline deals

Postby AppGuy04 » Tue Jul 31, 2007 2:29 pm

bluehenbillk wrote:There won't be any controversy - Okijama in the 7th, Gagne in the 8th, Papelbon in the 9th. Gagne will be taken care of financially in Boston & have a shot at a ring now.


Boston just made it a 6 inning game
http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2955966

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Re: MLB Deadline deals

Postby SuperHornet » Wed Aug 01, 2007 9:59 am

AppGuy04 wrote:
bluehenbillk wrote:There won't be any controversy - Okijama in the 7th, Gagne in the 8th, Papelbon in the 9th. Gagne will be taken care of financially in Boston & have a shot at a ring now.


Boston just made it a 6 inning game
http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2955966


Just one more opportunity for a bullpen blowup. I've never been a fan of using relievers like this. Too much concern over that bogus stat called "pitch count." I'd rather see a guy finish what he starts.

And don't get me started about what goes for "offense" nowadays.
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Re: MLB Deadline deals

Postby AppGuy04 » Wed Aug 01, 2007 11:19 am

SuperHornet wrote:
AppGuy04 wrote:
bluehenbillk wrote:There won't be any controversy - Okijama in the 7th, Gagne in the 8th, Papelbon in the 9th. Gagne will be taken care of financially in Boston & have a shot at a ring now.


Boston just made it a 6 inning game
http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2955966


Just one more opportunity for a bullpen blowup. I've never been a fan of using relievers like this. Too much concern over that bogus stat called "pitch count." I'd rather see a guy finish what he starts.

And don't get me started about what goes for "offense" nowadays.


Doesn't mean they will, just means they can. They have basically 4 guys in the bullpen that you can call "shut down guys"

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Re: MLB Deadline deals

Postby SuperHornet » Wed Aug 01, 2007 4:50 pm

All I gotta say is, Ensberg and one other guy aside, this deadline business sure bit San Diego in the rear. They got rid of their best relief pitcher who doesn't answer to "Hells Bells" and got absolutely NOTHING in return. As far as I'm concerned, when it comes to GMs,

Kevin Towers = Matt Millen.
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