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Re: New Deal for Carlos

Postby raiders_umpire » Sat Jan 19, 2008 4:09 pm

8 million is not a bad price if we get Pena to give us 30+ homers the next 3 years.
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Re: New Deal for Carlos

Postby jlm53089 » Sun Jan 20, 2008 3:55 pm

IF, like you said.
Pena had a solid year last year, but that was a lot of money and IF he continues to perform then its great.
But if he slumps and starts playing like he did before last year than he is just another Greg Vaughn.
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Re: New Deal for Carlos

Postby raiders_umpire » Sun Jan 20, 2008 4:59 pm

Pena doesn't have to have another 2007 season to earn 8 million a year. 30 homers, 100 rbis, and a 275 average will pretty much earn his 8 mill in this market. This contract only being 3 years opens up a huge door for one Mr. Pedro Alvarez as well.
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Re: New Deal for Carlos

Postby raiders_umpire » Sun Jan 20, 2008 11:01 pm

deerayfan072 wrote:
raiders_umpire wrote:Pena doesn't have to have another 2007 season to earn 8 million a year. 30 homers, 100 rbis, and a 275 average will pretty much earn his 8 mill in this market. This contract only being 3 years opens up a huge door for one Mr. Pedro Alvarez as well.


I hope. Many of the draft pundits have us taking a SS out of HS. I want Alvarez :-L



Been reading Callis a bit huh. Callis is pretty good, but usually in the offseason he goes overboard just a bit. Beckham will have to have a huge year to be considered for the top pick considering what is available at the college level.
I would think Alvarez or Matusz would be our pick.
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Re: New Deal for Carlos

Postby raiders_umpire » Tue Jan 22, 2008 3:23 pm

deerayfan072 wrote:
I am also a big fan of Aaron Crow



Solid pitcher, but for some reason I doubt he has ace stuff. One above average pitch doesn't usually get you the #1 pick in the draft. If he can improve on a off speed pitch, then maybe he has a shot at #1.
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