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Bailey dealt to Red Sox for Reddick

Postby Havok1517 » Wed Dec 28, 2011 5:53 pm

According to ESPN's Buster Olney, the Red Sox have acquired closer Andrew Bailey from the A's.
Josh Reddick is headed to Oakland, possibly in a package of other prospects. Bailey, 27, has a 2.07 career ERA and 9.0 career K/9 through three major league seasons. He's expected to serve as Boston's primary ninth-inning man in 2012, pushing the newly-acquired Mark Melancon into a setup role. Bailey is eligible for arbitration for the first time this winter and is under team control through 2014. More to come. Source: Buster Olney on Twitter Dec 28 - 4:42 PM
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Re: Bailey dealt to Red Sox for Reddick

Postby bigh0rt » Wed Dec 28, 2011 6:07 pm

Interesting.
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Re: Bailey dealt to Red Sox for Reddick

Postby GiantsFan14 » Wed Dec 28, 2011 6:24 pm

there's gotta be more to it, otherwise lol.
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Re: Bailey dealt to Red Sox for Reddick

Postby Tavish » Wed Dec 28, 2011 6:31 pm

Bard to the rotation... Interesting indeed.
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Re: Bailey dealt to Red Sox for Reddick

Postby Tavish » Wed Dec 28, 2011 6:32 pm

GiantsFan14 wrote:there's gotta be more to it, otherwise lol.

Reddick, Head, Alcantara for Bailey and Sweeney
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Re: Bailey dealt to Red Sox for Reddick

Postby Urban Cohorts » Wed Dec 28, 2011 6:32 pm

Bailey for Reddick? I'll take it! :-D
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Re: Bailey dealt to Red Sox for Reddick

Postby GiantsFan14 » Wed Dec 28, 2011 6:41 pm

Tavish wrote:
GiantsFan14 wrote:there's gotta be more to it, otherwise lol.

Reddick, Head, Alcantara for Bailey and Sweeney


i find it hard to believe that this was the best package they could get. he's not gonna cost that much in arb and he's under team control for 3 more years. like really?
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Re: Bailey dealt to Red Sox for Reddick

Postby Tavish » Wed Dec 28, 2011 6:43 pm

GiantsFan14 wrote:
Tavish wrote:
GiantsFan14 wrote:there's gotta be more to it, otherwise lol.

Reddick, Head, Alcantara for Bailey and Sweeney


i find it hard to believe that this was the best package they could get. he's not gonna cost that much in arb and he's under team control for 3 more years. like really?

But between Reddick and Head but got two more OF / 1B to add to his collection. He couldn't let the Padres corner the market.
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Re: Bailey dealt to Red Sox for Reddick

Postby Element » Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:00 pm

How far does Bailey climb up the rankings after this?
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Re: Bailey dealt to Red Sox for Reddick

Postby Skin Blues » Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:03 pm

Why would he climb up the rankings? He was already a closer in Oakland with as much (or more, probably) job security.
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