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Postby kentx12 » Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:28 pm

This is from Sportsline for 2 million for 1 year.


http://www.sportsline.com/mlb/story/9108246
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Postby PlayingWithFire » Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:32 pm

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Postby wrveres » Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:38 pm

Only the Yankees and the Sox could throw 2 million at an injured reliever who may not pitch till June.
Most teams need to trade away their second baseman to clear budget room, just to sign there own closer ...


another huge dis-advantage, that needs to be fixed by a salary cap.
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Postby afromangettindrunk » Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:45 pm

wrveres wrote:Only the Yankees and the Sox could throw 2 million at an injured reliever who may not pitch till June.
Most teams need to trade away their second baseman to clear budget room, just to sign there own closer ...


another huge dis-advantage, that needs to be fixed by a salary cap.

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Postby BronXBombers51 » Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:46 pm

Great deal. $2 million for a reliever who has tremendous stuff and could supply a great boost to a depleted bullpen at midseason. Definately worth the risk, especially for only $2 million. ;-D ;-D ;-D
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Postby afromangettindrunk » Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:48 pm

BronXBombers51 wrote:Great deal. $2 million for a reliever who has tremendous stuff and could supply a great boost to a depleted bullpen at midseason. Definately worth the risk, especially for only $2 million. ;-D ;-D ;-D


I agree with that. It's a small risk with a high potential reward. If he busts, it's not a big deal.
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Postby perlick29 » Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:48 pm

I like the move as well. 2 Mil for him and I'm hoping they option him for a 2nd year. ;-D
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Postby BronXBombers51 » Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:50 pm

perlick29 wrote:I like the move as well. 2 Mil for him and I'm hoping they option him for a 2nd year. ;-D


I don't think they included an option in the contract, though I wish they had. If he returns to Astro-form as a setup man though, I doubt they'll let him get away. They'll throw a load of money at him if that happens.
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Postby pokerplaya » Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:59 pm

BronXBombers51 wrote:Great deal. $2 million for a reliever who has tremendous stuff and could supply a great boost to a depleted bullpen at midseason. Definately worth the risk, especially for only $2 million. ;-D ;-D ;-D


Another thumbs up here. ;-D

Dotel has tremendous stuff and will thrive in the closers role.
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Postby Red Stripe » Tue Dec 20, 2005 9:02 pm

I think this is a good deal, he could pitch as early as late may from reports I've heard, and only 2 mil for a guy that can be a great middle reliever.

pokerplaya wrote:Dotel has tremendous stuff and will thrive in the closers role.


Except I don't think he'll be closing though. They have Mo.
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