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    Blue Jays Acquiring J.Reyes, J.Johnson and M.Buerhle

    Escobar, Hechevarria, and possibly even Jose Reyes (although doubtful) in the deal. More to come...
    Go BLUE!!!

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    Whaaaat? Is that really all it took?
    They don't think it be like it is, but it do.
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    He has also taught me that even when the Reds win it is important to focus on the fact that they could have lost.

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    Re: Blue Jays Acquiring J.Johnson and M.Buerhle

    Holy crap that deal is unbelievable. Whoa.

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    Johnson, Buehrle, Reyes, and John Buck and Bonaficio

    Are they really dumping Reyes this soon? What a joke of a franchise. Contract them.
    They don't think it be like it is, but it do.
    Quote Originally Posted by Larry Schuler View Post
    He has also taught me that even when the Reds win it is important to focus on the fact that they could have lost.

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    Re: Blue Jays Acquiring J.Johnson and M.Buerhle

    Quote Originally Posted by Wonderful Monds View Post
    Johnson, Buehrle, Reyes, and John Buck and Bonaficio

    Are they really dumping Reyes this soon? What a joke of a franchise. Contract them.
    I think you are onto something...get rid of the fish entirely...what an absolute sham.
    "Sometimes, it's not the sexiest moves that put you over the top," Krivsky said. "It's a series of transactions that help you get there."

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    Re: Blue Jays Acquiring J.Johnson and M.Buerhle

    Okay, that's got to be a mistake. I'm not buying that. Even the Marlins aren't THAT stupid. I like Escobar...but he's not that good. Not even close! I have no clue who that Hachevarria is though. That's just insane. No chance it's real.......right?
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    Re: Blue Jays Acquiring J.Johnson and M.Buerhle

    The Reds could learn a lot from the fish

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    Re: Blue Jays Acquiring J.Johnson and M.Buerhle

    Quote Originally Posted by westofyou View Post
    The Reds could learn a lot from the fish


    That was my favorite thread last off-season.

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    Re: Blue Jays Acquiring J.Johnson and M.Buerhle

    It's just like 1997, without the World Series (or playoffs... or winning record). I'm guessing the Blue Jays are taking on a lot of salary...
    Games are won on run differential -- scoring more than your opponent. Runs are runs, scored or prevented they all count the same. Worry about scoring more and allowing fewer, not which positions contribute to which side of the equation or how "consistent" you are at your current level of performance.

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    I really think Selig needs to step in and kill this one.

    Or tell Loria he has to go.
    They don't think it be like it is, but it do.
    Quote Originally Posted by Larry Schuler View Post
    He has also taught me that even when the Reds win it is important to focus on the fact that they could have lost.

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    Re: Blue Jays Acquiring J.Johnson and M.Buerhle

    Quote Originally Posted by Wonderful Monds View Post
    I really think Selig needs to step in and kill this one.

    Or tell Loria he has to go.
    later of the two.

    The guy is bad for the game

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    Re: Blue Jays Acquiring J.Johnson and M.Buerhle

    Quote Originally Posted by Wonderful Monds View Post
    I really think Selig needs to step in and kill this one.

    Or tell Loria he has to go.
    Loria needed to go when he killed baseball in Montreal. The fact baseball gave him the fish still burns me.
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    On that note, time to pick Stanton off of them for Chris Heisey or something equally ridiculous.
    They don't think it be like it is, but it do.
    Quote Originally Posted by Larry Schuler View Post
    He has also taught me that even when the Reds win it is important to focus on the fact that they could have lost.

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    Re: Blue Jays Acquiring J.Johnson and M.Buerhle

    Quote Originally Posted by Wonderful Monds View Post
    On that note, time to pick Stanton off of them for Chris Heisey or something equally ridiculous.
    or for ANYONE in our farm system...

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    Re: Blue Jays Acquiring J.Johnson and M.Buerhle

    Quote Originally Posted by Wonderful Monds View Post
    On that note, time to pick Stanton off of them for Chris Heisey or something equally ridiculous.
    In all seriousness, if there was a time there was an iota of possibility of prying Stanton away from them, this might be it.

    I'd think it would have to be something like Hamilton, Cingrani, and Stephenson though. Who would be willing to do that?
    Go BLUE!!!


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