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Re: Trade Beltran for R.A. Dickey? WHIR

Postby mayor quimby » Mon Aug 06, 2012 7:22 pm

sigriffey wrote:Do you guys feel confident enough in Papi and Bautista returning healthy such that I can safely deal Beltran? I mean, it seems like it's just so up in the air.


Suppose you do keep Beltran...What, are you gonna bench Ortiz and Bautista??
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Re: Trade Beltran for R.A. Dickey? WHIR

Postby sigriffey » Mon Aug 06, 2012 7:29 pm

Here's what the Dickey owner just wrote me:

"Its a fair deal but not sure its one I want to make. Dickey is probably going to win the cy young award. He is 14-3 with a 2.82 era and a 1.03 whip.

I take dickey over kershaw, cain, verlander, king felix or jered weaver. Hands down. Not even close."

He IS a Mets fan, but is his Dickey mancrush that justified? Over Weaver? Verlander?
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Re: Trade Beltran for R.A. Dickey? WHIR

Postby sigriffey » Mon Aug 06, 2012 7:39 pm

Jered Weaver is in his final keeper year .... what if I offered Beltran and Lincecum for Weaver. Good deal for me?
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Re: Trade Beltran for R.A. Dickey? WHIR

Postby ATLbraves » Mon Aug 06, 2012 8:33 pm

sigriffey wrote:Here's what the Dickey owner just wrote me:

"Its a fair deal but not sure its one I want to make. Dickey is probably going to win the cy young award. He is 14-3 with a 2.82 era and a 1.03 whip.

I take dickey over kershaw, cain, verlander, king felix or jered weaver. Hands down. Not even close."

He IS a Mets fan, but is his Dickey mancrush that justified? Over Weaver? Verlander?

There is no way I would EVER take Dickey over Weaver, Kershaw, Cain, King Felix or Verlander. That's ludicrous imo.
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Re: Trade Beltran for R.A. Dickey? WHIR

Postby mayor quimby » Mon Aug 06, 2012 9:15 pm

ATLbraves wrote:
sigriffey wrote:Here's what the Dickey owner just wrote me:

"Its a fair deal but not sure its one I want to make. Dickey is probably going to win the cy young award. He is 14-3 with a 2.82 era and a 1.03 whip.

I take dickey over kershaw, cain, verlander, king felix or jered weaver. Hands down. Not even close."

He IS a Mets fan, but is his Dickey mancrush that justified? Over Weaver? Verlander?

There is no way I would EVER take Dickey over Weaver, Kershaw, Cain, King Felix or Verlander. That's ludicrous imo.


I totally agree, I wouldn't either, but doesn't it mean something that Dickey is JUST below, if not in the mix with these top aces?
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