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Re: The Countdown has begun

Postby kab21 » Sat Aug 16, 2008 10:23 pm

MaudDib wrote:Pretty impressive. Only three guys left unsigned. Very happy to see Alveraz and Smoak sign. I didn't expect Cole to be signed but Crow and Fields suprissed me.


I forgot about Fields not signing. But apparently as a college senior he doesn't have a deadline (probably next year's draft).
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Re: The Countdown has begun

Postby hybrid » Sun Aug 17, 2008 5:17 pm

MaudDib wrote:Pretty impressive. Only three guys left unsigned. Very happy to see Alveraz and Smoak sign. I didn't expect Cole to be signed but Crow and Fields suprissed me.


I'm pretty surprised actually that Cole didn't sign, if one team could of got it down t would of been the Yanks. Leads me to believe he wasn't budging from asking for a ton of money (top 5-10).
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Re: The Countdown has begun

Postby MaudDib » Sun Aug 17, 2008 9:53 pm

hybrid wrote:
MaudDib wrote:Pretty impressive. Only three guys left unsigned. Very happy to see Alveraz and Smoak sign. I didn't expect Cole to be signed but Crow and Fields suprissed me.


I'm pretty surprised actually that Cole didn't sign, if one team could of got it down t would of been the Yanks. Leads me to believe he wasn't budging from asking for a ton of money (top 5-10).

I read somewhere that he was dead set on playing for UCLA. It pretty much didn't matter how much the Yanks were willing to pay him. Suprising because apparantly he is a big Yankee fan.
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Re: The Countdown has begun

Postby Big Pimpin » Mon Aug 18, 2008 12:10 pm

kab21 wrote:
MaudDib wrote:Pretty impressive. Only three guys left unsigned. Very happy to see Alveraz and Smoak sign. I didn't expect Cole to be signed but Crow and Fields suprissed me.


I forgot about Fields not signing. But apparently as a college senior he doesn't have a deadline (probably next year's draft).


Yeah the deadline is one week before next year's draft. I'm not sure what the holdup is though, he acted like getting signed wasn't going to be a big deal. If we're going to waste a first rounder on a reliever we might as well get some use out of him. !+)
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