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Soriano turns down deal, Not so says the Nats

Postby Pogotheostrich » Fri Oct 13, 2006 9:47 am

It was reported that Soriano turned down a 5 year, $70 million deal from the Nats, Washington is saying this isn't true.
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Either way I can think of a lot better ways for a ballclub to spend $14 million a year.
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Postby Kurtangletn » Fri Oct 13, 2006 10:21 am

lol, like i said... they'll regret not trading him for quite awhile
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Postby TheYanks04 » Fri Oct 13, 2006 10:31 am

Maybe...but it looks like they are serious about at least trying to keep him. Offer him 16 M a year on a 5 year deal and I think he would stay. I can't see anyone going beyond 16 M a season and Soriano is all about the money.
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Postby Yoda » Fri Oct 13, 2006 10:35 am

They screwed him so badly so why would he sign there? I know I wouldn't.
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Postby Big Pimpin » Fri Oct 13, 2006 10:37 am

Yoda wrote:They screwed him so badly so why would he sign there? I know I wouldn't.


How did they screw him? By moving his atrocious 2B glove to the OF? :-?
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Postby Yoda » Fri Oct 13, 2006 10:39 am

Big Pimpin wrote:
Yoda wrote:They screwed him so badly so why would he sign there? I know I wouldn't.


How did they screw him? By moving his atrocious 2B glove to the OF? :-?


It's more the way they went about it. I have no problems when teams move players around but the entire process was blown up, portraying Soriano as a selfish player.
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Postby TheYanks04 » Fri Oct 13, 2006 10:41 am

Big Pimpin wrote:
Yoda wrote:They screwed him so badly so why would he sign there? I know I wouldn't.


How did they screw him? By moving his atrocious 2B glove to the OF? :-?



Really.

Soriano is about the money. Make know mistake about it. He will go to whoever he gets the best deal from. His concern about 2b was because that is where he figured he could achieve the biggest pay day. If he gets the cash to play the OF, he will not care. Nor is he likely to care about playng for a contender. He just want the money.
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Postby TheYanks04 » Fri Oct 13, 2006 10:42 am

Yoda wrote:
Big Pimpin wrote:
Yoda wrote:They screwed him so badly so why would he sign there? I know I wouldn't.


How did they screw him? By moving his atrocious 2B glove to the OF? :-?


It's more the way they went about it. I have no problems when teams move players around but the entire process was blown up, portraying Soriano as a selfish player.



He IS a selfish player. Always has been and always will be. They did not portray him as such. He simply is that way.
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Postby Yoda » Fri Oct 13, 2006 10:44 am

TheYanks04 wrote:
Big Pimpin wrote:
Yoda wrote:They screwed him so badly so why would he sign there? I know I wouldn't.


How did they screw him? By moving his atrocious 2B glove to the OF? :-?



Really.

Soriano is about the money. Make know mistake about it. He will go to whoever he gets the best deal from. His concern about 2b was because that is where he figured he could achieve the biggest pay day. If he gets the cash to play the OF, he will not care. Nor is he likely to care about playng for a contender. He just want the money.


Just like Piazza didn't want to move from cathing so that he can be the all time HR leader?

And I guess you wouldn't try to capitalize on your talents if you had any? You'd play for league minimum because you are such a nice guy?
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Postby TheYanks04 » Fri Oct 13, 2006 10:50 am

Yoda wrote:
TheYanks04 wrote:
Big Pimpin wrote:
Yoda wrote:They screwed him so badly so why would he sign there? I know I wouldn't.


How did they screw him? By moving his atrocious 2B glove to the OF? :-?



Really.

Soriano is about the money. Make know mistake about it. He will go to whoever he gets the best deal from. His concern about 2b was because that is where he figured he could achieve the biggest pay day. If he gets the cash to play the OF, he will not care. Nor is he likely to care about playng for a contender. He just want the money.


Just like Piazza didn't want to move from cathing so that he can be the all time HR leader?

And I guess you wouldn't try to capitalize on your talents if you had any? You'd play for league minimum because you are such a nice guy?



What has one got to do with the other? PIazza was a veteran catcher who earned his stripes with many years of quality, loyal service. I can't believe I am defending the guy, but if you want to call him selfish for wanting to achieve a career goal at the last part of his career so be it.

Soriano has not even been in the league lpng enough to become a free agent. He has not even played on the same team for more than a few years. He has not earned any right to dictate desires to his team's management.
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