Moises and Felipe together again.. - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2015 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to Baseball Leftovers

Moises and Felipe together again..

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

Postby LBJackal » Thu Dec 23, 2004 12:39 am

Yep, maybe Barry can teach Moises a thing or two about facing accusations.

"Pee on my hands? Never. I thought it was flaxseed oil."

:-D
Image

"Jack, will you call me, if you're able?"

"I've got your phone number written, in the back of my Bible."
LBJackal
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar
Pick 3 Weekly Winner
Posts: 9196
Joined: 1 Jul 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: The Hotel Yorba

Postby ensanimal » Thu Dec 23, 2004 12:42 am

this is from rotoworld...

Moises Alou - OF - CHC


Sources have confirmed to the AP and the Contra Costa Times that the Giants and Moises Alou have agreed to a two-year deal.
The AP reports that deal is worth $13.25 million and contains $500,000 in incentives. The second year is a player option. It's possible that the deal won't be finalized until next week. Dec. 22 - 10:35 pm et
Source: The Associated Press
ensanimal
Moderator
Moderator

User avatar
CafeholicFantasy ExpertMock(ing) DrafterEagle EyeHockey ModPick 3 Weekly WinnerLucky Ladders Weekly Winner
Posts: 10622
(Past Year: 108)
Joined: 14 Dec 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Tim Horton's

Postby Dude86 » Thu Dec 23, 2004 12:58 am

How come when Alou is rumored to go to the Mets all you guys talk about how old he is and what a bad move it is. But when he signs with the Giants all you guys say that its a great bat to add to the lineup and there is almost no criticism of that ridiculous contract. Too much Met hating on this board.
Dude86
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor


Posts: 610
Joined: 27 Jan 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby tlef316 » Thu Dec 23, 2004 1:43 am

alou isnt propelling the giants to a WS. They needed a younger impact hitter or a stud SP. Giants will not win the NL west. They really do make the most bizzare moves. Guys like delgado, Mags and Beltran are out there, and they get Pee Hands :-?
welcome home andy
tlef316
Major League Manager
Major League Manager

User avatar
Mock(ing) Drafter
Posts: 1735
Joined: 3 Dec 2002
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: central jersey

Postby slomo007 » Thu Dec 23, 2004 2:29 am

What a worthless signing. That's good though, I'm still rooting for the DBacks next year. ;-D
slomo007
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar
CafeholicEagle Eye
Posts: 11960
Joined: 31 May 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby Registered_Guest » Thu Dec 23, 2004 2:31 am

Alou & Alou back together....

Let me be the voice of the cafe: Whipty freaking dooo

Moises is still a solid hitter, but he's AWFUL in the field (especially throwing the baseball) and a HORRIBLE base runner (he was doubled off the bases 10 times (if not more) I believe -- who gets doubled off the bases that many times?).

If the Cubs could of gotten him back for a year at $3 million, perhaps (but I think everyone knew that wasn't happening). But I'm glad they didn't because he's a clubhouse cancer (along with Sosa). Veterans are supposed to be leaders, but all Moises did in Chicago is stir the pot and moan & bitch along with that Domincan dipshit Sosa.
Registered_Guest
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor


Posts: 955
Joined: 3 May 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby Bloody Nipples » Thu Dec 23, 2004 2:42 am

I dont really understand this move. Sure, maybe Sabean thinks reuniting father and son will improve team chemistry and maybe spark Moises for one last productive year, but I doubt that will happen. Moises will be decent, but not great, only marginally better than Dustin Mohr overall (who, BTW, the giants just let go :~( ). That $6.75 million per could have gone toward Magglio or even a stud young pitcher. Hopefully Sabean is right, but I doubt it this time.
Image
aka enderwiggin
Bloody Nipples
General Manager
General Manager


Posts: 3745
Joined: 28 Feb 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: doing my laundry...

Postby shortsavage » Thu Dec 23, 2004 5:47 am

Last off-season I asked for the Giants to sign Vlad for x-mas. This year I realized that the Giants would not be signing any names to get excited about. Just lower your expectations and trust Sabean. It is way less stressful.


P.S. Keep in mind that Moises was making 9.5 million the last two seasons.
Mike Pelfrey > Matt Garza
shortsavage
General Manager
General Manager

User avatar
Cafe WriterWeb Supporter
Posts: 2946
Joined: 25 Aug 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: UC Davis

Postby Pogotheostrich » Thu Dec 23, 2004 9:16 am

I still seems like a lot for Alou. He surprised me last year and had a great year. Maybe he can do it again but I'm not holding my breath.
Pogotheostrich
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar
CafeholicFantasy ExpertCafe WriterMock(ing) DrafterEagle EyePick 3 Weekly WinnerLucky Ladders Weekly Winner
Posts: 21623
(Past Year: 291)
Joined: 9 Dec 2002
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: St. Louis

Postby trevisc » Thu Dec 23, 2004 9:18 am

at least it gives Bonds a little protection. I wonder who has the oldest lineup in baseball where age is concerned?

:-?
trevisc
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar
Fantasy ExpertCafe Ranker
Posts: 11271
Joined: 6 Jan 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2004,2005 Keeper League Champion

PreviousNext

Return to Baseball Leftovers

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: chaddwyer82 and 11 guests

Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues


  • Fantasy Baseball
  • Article Submissions
  • Privacy Statement
  • Site Survey 
  • Contact