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Thread: Slobber-Knocker Pre-Winter Meetings Trade Proposal

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    Re: Slobber-Knocker Pre-Winter Meetings Trade Proposal

    Quote Originally Posted by Vottomatic View Post
    If I'm going to trade Chapman for Myers, then I turn to Miami and offer Chapman, Corcino, Mez, and others for Stanton.
    Agreed. If you're gonna move Chapman at this point, do it for something more established.
    ...the 2-2 to Woodsen and here it comes...and it is swung on and missed! And Tom Browning has pitched a perfect game! Twenty-seven outs in a row, and he is being mobbed by his teammates, just to the thirdbase side of the mound.

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    Re: Slobber-Knocker Pre-Winter Meetings Trade Proposal

    Quote Originally Posted by oneupper View Post
    I agree (even if it didn't sound like it). And for 4 of those 6 years, Gordon was looking like a bust. A contending team doesn't have all that time.

    That is also why I don't agree with the folks who are planning on Billy Hamilton being the 2013 Reds savior at leadoff and CF. Billy Hamilton could turn into the second coming of Willie Wilson, but it might take him two or three years to establish himself at that level. If he hits the same 217/280/278 that Wilson did in his rookie year, he would be nothing but a detriment to the 2013 Reds. The Reds are contenders RIGHT NOW. They need to sign/trade for players who ready to contribute in 2013, not players who are going to contribute in 2015.

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    Re: Slobber-Knocker Pre-Winter Meetings Trade Proposal

    In defense of Myers, AA struggles included health problems. That said, even tho I believe he is real there is no way to be certain. He falls short of an ARod/KGJr no way he misses sort or even a Harper. I don't trade a known for an unknown. In viz a viz Hamilton/Volquez both had some track record tho EV was more potential than proof but he did have some ML exposure. That was balanced at the time somewhat by Josh's drug history. I still can't fault that deal even tho the Reds sold Josh short per his abstinence and future. Myers has no record. Chappy is at very least a lockdown reliever with star starter potential. Now if KC offered Myers AND Crowe then I'd deal.

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    Re: Slobber-Knocker Pre-Winter Meetings Trade Proposal

    Quote Originally Posted by Vottomatic View Post
    I just have a problem with the whole slobbering thing.
    How would you feel about Drool Drencher?

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    Re: Slobber-Knocker Pre-Winter Meetings Trade Proposal

    Quote Originally Posted by corkedbat View Post
    How would you feel about Drool Drencher?
    Re: Drool-Drench Pre-Winter Meetings Trade Proposal

    Yeah, that's a little better.
    "I can't take this homerism anymore." - 10xWSChamps, August 11, 2010. A Cardinals fan having a problem with all the homerism on Redszone. Classic.

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    Re: Slobber-Knocker Pre-Winter Meetings Trade Proposal

    Quote Originally Posted by Steve4192 View Post
    The more likely scenario would be Reds trading away some of their own prospects to land Alex Gordon (assuming they could fit him into the budget).
    I'd like to see some sort of deal worked out for Gordon, who can bat lead-off.

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