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    Crazy Trade Idea of the Day (friday variety) Dunn for Manny

    Adam Dunn, Rheal Cormier to the Red Sox for Manny Ramirez, Phil Seibel, and Clay Buckholz
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    Re: Crazy Trade Idea of the Day (friday variety)

    I'd like that but it'll never happen

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    Re: Crazy Trade Idea of the Day (friday variety)

    Somehow I don't think Cincy'd like Manny very much.

    Plus Manny has 10/5 rights and I'm pretty certain he wouldn't agree to a trade to Cincinnati.
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    Re: Crazy Trade Idea of the Day (friday variety)

    Quote Originally Posted by pedro View Post
    Somehow I don't think Cincy'd like Manny very much.


    Manny hustle(or lack thereof) would by comparison make Dunn look like Ryan Freel in terms of hustle.

    And Ramirez is truly the worst OF in baseball, and by a large margin. He is much worse than Dunn.
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    Re: Crazy Trade Idea of the Day (friday variety)

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    Manny hustle(or lack thereof) would by comparison make Dunn look like Ryan Freel in terms of hustle.

    And Ramirez is truly the worst OF in baseball, and by a large margin. He is much worse than Dunn.

    http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/stats/...mn=fieldingPct

    Wow Manny has one ugly range factor.

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    Re: Crazy Trade Idea of the Day (friday variety) Dunn for Manny

    No offense, klw, but that trade's about as crazy as Manny.
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    Re: Crazy Trade Idea of the Day (friday variety) Dunn for Manny

    Manny can be Manny on somebody else's payroll...

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    Re: Crazy Trade Idea of the Day (friday variety) Dunn for Manny

    Quote Originally Posted by Matt700wlw View Post
    Manny can be Manny on somebody else's payroll...
    That's what the Red Sox keep hoping. No responsible NL GM would seriously want to trade any value for Manny. He's a great hitter, probably better than he gets credit for being, but he needs to DH or at least stick to that tiny little left field in Fenway.

    Sometimes I think of WMP as an extreme version of Manny: Bigger, stronger, faster, more awkward, goofier, spacier, streakier, and slumpier.
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    Re: Crazy Trade Idea of the Day (friday variety) Dunn for Manny

    Quote Originally Posted by blumj View Post

    Sometimes I think of WMP as an extreme version of Manny: Bigger, stronger, faster, more awkward, goofier, spacier, streakier, and slumpier.
    Similar hair history too.


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    Re: Crazy Trade Idea of the Day (friday variety) Dunn for Manny

    Quote Originally Posted by blumj View Post
    Sometimes I think of WMP as an extreme version of Manny: Bigger, stronger, faster, more awkward, goofier, spacier, streakier, and slumpier.
    I would agree about stronger, faster, streakier and slumpier but I think Manny has cornered the market on goofy, spacy and awkward.
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    Re: Crazy Trade Idea of the Day (friday variety) Dunn for Manny

    Manny would set home run records at GABP.

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    Re: Crazy Trade Idea of the Day (friday variety) Dunn for Manny

    Manny is Dunn, only more exaggerated in every possible way.
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    Re: Crazy Trade Idea of the Day (friday variety) Dunn for Manny

    Quote Originally Posted by vaticanplum View Post
    Manny is Dunn, only more exaggerated in every possible way.
    And much more of a talented baseball player.

    Quote Originally Posted by klw View Post
    http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/stats/...mn=fieldingPct

    Wow Manny has one ugly range factor.
    Think maybe it has a little to do with that big ugly green wall thats just 300 feet away? I imagine that thing takes away quite a few outs that Manny could get to if it werent so close.

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    Re: Crazy Trade Idea of the Day (friday variety) Dunn for Manny

    Quote Originally Posted by dougdirt View Post
    Think maybe it has a little to do with that big ugly green wall thats just 300 feet away? I imagine that thing takes away quite a few outs that Manny could get to if it werent so close.
    First of all, there's no need to call that wall "ugly". I happen to love that wall. And, there probably is something to the stats not doing a good job of taking the wall into account, and he's less of a problem at Fenway just because the wall allows him to play very shallow and take away some hits that way, and limit doubles by having a decent arm and a quick release. Manny rates about the same as opposing left fielders at Fenway, and much worse than them on the road. Which is why I believe the Red Sox haven't been able to trade him to this point, because he is more valuable to them than most of the teams they could trade him to, they get to turn him into an average left fielder for half their games.
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    Re: Crazy Trade Idea of the Day (friday variety) Dunn for Manny

    Dunn
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