User Tag List

Page 1 of 68 1231151 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 20 of 1345

Thread: 2016-2017 Off-Season Thread

  1. #1
    It's OVER 5,000! CrimsonCowboy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Location
    Outskirts Of Mobile, Alabama. Roll Tide!!!
    Posts
    8,512
    Thanks
    381
    Thanked 2,797 Times in 1,361 Posts
    Mentioned
    4 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)

    2016-2017 Off-Season Thread

    Good time to start this as we have the first trade. The Tigers have traded Cameron Maybin to the Angels.
    Chopping With The Braves And Rolling With The Tide

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to CrimsonCowboy For This Useful Post:

    dak (11-03-2016)

  3. #2
    Called Up to the Major Leagues
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    Flowery Branch, GA
    Posts
    1,705
    Thanks
    241
    Thanked 501 Times in 286 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Always liked maybin

  4. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to bravesfanforlife88 For This Useful Post:

    cajunrevenge (11-04-2016),JohnAdcox (11-04-2016),TomahawkCult (11-03-2016)

  5. #3
    Director of Minor League Reports rico43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    4,896
    Thanks
    672
    Thanked 4,225 Times in 1,772 Posts
    Mentioned
    7 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Astros have claimed outfielder Nori Aoki on waivers from Mariners.

  6. #4
    Called Up to the Major Leagues
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    Flowery Branch, GA
    Posts
    1,705
    Thanks
    241
    Thanked 501 Times in 286 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Cardinals pick up the option on Jaime Garcia and decline the option on Jordan Walden. Wouldn't mind throwing a spring training invite to walden

  7. #5
    Director of Minor League Reports rico43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    4,896
    Thanks
    672
    Thanked 4,225 Times in 1,772 Posts
    Mentioned
    7 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    2016-2017 Off-Season Thread

    Accidentally merged original. Sorry!

  8. #6
    Steve Harvey'd
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    Posts
    6,522
    Thanks
    587
    Thanked 1,573 Times in 993 Posts
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    hearing Tigers got Victor Alcantera.... Angels 8th best prospect... but if true, our return was better.. good grief the Angels have a bad system..

  9. #7
    It's OVER 5,000! msstate7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Posts
    6,764
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked 1,289 Times in 835 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Who will be the first brave acquisition?

  10. #8
    Steve Harvey'd
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    Posts
    6,522
    Thanks
    587
    Thanked 1,573 Times in 993 Posts
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by msstate7 View Post
    Who will be the first brave acquisition?
    I predicted Danny Reynolds..

  11. The Following User Says Thank You to bravesfanMatt For This Useful Post:

    buck75 (11-04-2016)

  12. #9
    It's OVER 5,000! UNCBlue012's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Location
    Greensboro, North Carolina
    Posts
    5,956
    Thanks
    1,649
    Thanked 851 Times in 611 Posts
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I would love to go after Walden again. When healthy, he's legit.
    "Can a man still be brave if he is afraid? That is the only time a man can be brave." - G.R.R.M (Game of Thrones)

    "So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past." - F. Scott Fitzgerald (G. Gatsby)

  13. The Following User Says Thank You to UNCBlue012 For This Useful Post:

    Dalyn (11-04-2016)

  14. #10
    Anytime Now Frankie...
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    1,547
    Thanks
    288
    Thanked 270 Times in 182 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    The Royals announced they're picking up options on Davis and Escobar, but no announcement on Volquez. They could be working on a sign and trade right now before announcing either way. I think Volquez would be a good option.

    I could even see a Volquez/Kennedy trade where we take on two contracts and a couple of prospects.

  15. #11
    Director of Minor League Reports rico43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    4,896
    Thanks
    672
    Thanked 4,225 Times in 1,772 Posts
    Mentioned
    7 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Torey Lovullo hired as Arizona manager. Long rumored.

  16. #12
    Anytime Now Frankie...
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    1,547
    Thanks
    288
    Thanked 270 Times in 182 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I could see us making a move for Garcia or Holland out of the gate. We'd check the box for a vet and a lefty in the rotation.

    I could see us moving quickly to fill holes and then work on upgrading from there.

  17. #13
    PosiBraves Hell Gatekeeper
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    7,882
    Thanks
    23
    Thanked 1,742 Times in 1,098 Posts
    Mentioned
    6 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Justin Ruggiano dropped by the Mets:

    http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2016/1...&post-id=76298

    If one of Mallex or Inciarte is traded, or if Mallex starts the year in AAA, I would like to see Riggiano as the 4th OFer. He can cover all 3 spots, bats RHed with a career .865 OPS vs LHers, and would be the perfect compliment to Inciarte and Markakis, as well as a defensive replacement for Kemp.

    I would prefer Ruggiano to Rajai Davis because he should be much cheaper.

  18. #14
    Playing the Waiting Game Bj1133's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    750
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 88 Times in 71 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I suspect we will see Francouer back with the team

  19. #15
    Expects Huge Games nsacpi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    12,886
    Thanks
    836
    Thanked 4,690 Times in 2,893 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1
    Mentioned
    10 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Bj1133 View Post
    I suspect we will see Francouer back with the team
    Roster Construction 101 does call for a decent right-handed bat on the bench. Which we don't currently have. He could be our primary pinch hitter against lefties and give Markakis the occasional game off in right.

  20. #16
    Hessmania Forever
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    8,300
    Thanks
    2,613
    Thanked 3,878 Times in 2,347 Posts
    Blog Entries
    2
    Mentioned
    11 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by rico43 View Post
    Torey Lovullo hired as Arizona manager. Long rumored.
    I was kind of hoping he'd be our guy, but I'm fine with Snitker.

  21. #17
    Anytime Now Frankie... mossy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    1,661
    Thanks
    916
    Thanked 710 Times in 348 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

  22. #18
    if my thought dreams could be seen goldfly's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    6,242
    Thanks
    2,155
    Thanked 2,011 Times in 1,259 Posts
    Mentioned
    9 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by nsacpi View Post
    Roster Construction 101 does call for a decent right-handed bat on the bench. Which we don't currently have. He could be our primary pinch hitter against lefties and give Markakis the occasional game off in right.
    hopefully we finally move Markakis
    "If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin. It is a very great mistake to imagine that the object of loyalty is the authority and interest of one individual man, however dignified by the applause or enriched by the success of popular actions. Samuel Adams

    "In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act" George Orwell

  23. #19
    On BBA's Top 100 Prospects List
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    731
    Thanks
    33
    Thanked 238 Times in 134 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by bravesfanMatt View Post
    I predicted Danny Reynolds..
    Danny Reynolds? That guy is dead.

    http://www.baseball-reference.com/pl...eynoda01.shtml

  24. #20
    Steve Harvey'd
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    Posts
    6,522
    Thanks
    587
    Thanked 1,573 Times in 993 Posts
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •