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    Adam Dunn Trade Rumor!

    Adam Dunn to Marlins for 2 top pitching prospects, and infielder, and Luis Castillo.

    Tracy said it on the air, and says it's from a reliable source he knows in Florida (I believe him...he usually doesn't make stuff up for the sake of making stuff up)

    Again, only a rumor

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    Re: Adam Dunn Trade Rumor!

    Any idea of the prospects?

    My gut says its a dumb move. We need prospects but this teams needs results now. I want us to sign AD longterm and chuck aither Kearns or Pena. Kearns stock is down right now but I imagine Pena can fetch something.

    KEEP DUNN! Sign him longterm darnit.

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    Re: Adam Dunn Trade Rumor!

    Quote Originally Posted by smith288
    Any idea of the prospects?

    My gut says its a dumb move. We need prospects but this teams needs results now. I want us to sign AD longterm and chuck aither Kearns or Pena. Kearns stock is down right now but I imagine Pena can fetch something.

    KEEP DUNN! Sign him longterm darnit.
    Tracy wasn't sure the prospect's names, but one is THE top pitching prospect...
    Last edited by Matt700wlw; 05-15-2005 at 06:36 PM.

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    Re: Adam Dunn Trade Rumor!

    And Luis Castillo?

    A Speed guy with bad wheels and the Reds have a glut at the position.

    Sounds like hooey.

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    Re: Adam Dunn Trade Rumor!

    This trade would make absolutely no sense and would make the Reds much worse in the long run. Therefore, I'm virtually certain that Dan O'brien is considering it.

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    Re: Adam Dunn Trade Rumor!

    i like Luis Castillo, never strikes out and walks a ton, great leadoff hitter
    (17 walks/4 k's)

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    Re: Adam Dunn Trade Rumor!

    http://www.baseballprospectus.com/ar...articleid=4018

    It's pretty clear, at least from this seat, that Luis Castillo is having a cascade problem running up and down his leg. It's been his hip flexor, hamstring and quad in quick succession. Castillo's had some structural problems in the past and I'm getting conflicting messages on whether the latest problems could be related to them. In any case, he seems to be taxed by explosive, quick movements, even in straight lines. A rest or even a DL stint could help heal it, but this is reaching the chronic stage quickly. That would leave Castillo as a speedy player without the ability to play speedy.

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    Re: Adam Dunn Trade Rumor!

    i'm fine with trading dunn if it makes the team better...in my opinion, this does not accomplish that...let's hope this goes nowhere...

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    Re: Adam Dunn Trade Rumor!

    The trade is tough to ctritique without knowing the prospects. But, if the prospects are Yorman Bazardo and Scott Olsen, the trade could be very enticing. I don't really like the idea of getting castillo becasue we already have two capable major league 2nd basemen on the roster plus we have Bergolla. If Castillo was say replaced by Jason Stokes or Josh Willingham, then I might have to pull the trigger.

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    Re: Adam Dunn Trade Rumor!

    Yuck. :thumbdown

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    Re: Adam Dunn Trade Rumor!

    I might have to call in a missile strike on the greater Miami area.
    Will trade this space for a #1 starter.

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    Re: Adam Dunn Trade Rumor!

    Quote Originally Posted by creek14
    I might have to call in a missile strike on the greater Miami area.
    I was waiting for your input.

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    Re: Adam Dunn Trade Rumor!

    Quote Originally Posted by creek14
    I might have to call in a missile strike on the greater Miami area.

    I would have thought DanO's street would be the target.
    "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."
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    Re: Adam Dunn Trade Rumor!

    Dunn is the only guy of the three OF's that I would NOT trade. But, if it's for either Burnett or Beckett, then I wouldn't mind for it. Castillo just isn't needed when you have two up and coming 2nd baseman in Bergolla and Freel.

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    Re: Adam Dunn Trade Rumor!

    Olsen's a mighty interesting prospect. Bazardo's got a 5.82 K/9 in the minors, which doesn't exactly float my boat. I'd rather have Jason Vargas. AA SS Robert Andino might be the anonymous IF.

    Honestly, unless Jeremy Hermida's in the offer then it's way too cheap to sell off Dunn.
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