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    Quote Originally Posted by Ozzie's Chainz View Post
    One guy reports the Rays are out of the running the other says they are in the top four still lol. I don't know what / who to believe anymore but if it comes down to us and the Padres we'd probably lose out on JTR to them with our luck!
    This is obviously more posturing to create the appearance of high interest in hopes that someone, likely the Braves, will panic and up their offer. None of these reports are to be taken as anything more until an actual announcement is made. Someone may yet panic, but it hasn't happened so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyYoung31 View Post
    I understand that, but I don’t agree that Minter was as good as Kimbrel last year.
    Minter isn't Kimbrel, but I do think that people are overrating Kimbrel based on who he was 5 years ago. Minter's FIP was right in line with Kimbrel's FIP from 3 out of the last 4 years.

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    Tired of these Realmuto rumors. **** or get off the pot Marlins.
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    Sounds like the JTR saga is about 70% done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CyYoung31 View Post
    Kimbrel 2.8 bWAR
    Minter 0.8 bWAR

    I donít know how fangraphs and bref grade pitching differently, but their K/9 and WHIP arenít even close.
    era vs fip is the gist of it

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    Quote Originally Posted by bravesfanMatt View Post
    Sounds like the JTR saga is about 70% done.
    There's a 35% chance you are right, a 35% chance you are wrong, a 15% chance Harper goes to the Pads and a 15% chance TheThe and Encheff become best buds after attending a Braves playoff game with clvclv.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimsnores View Post
    There's a 35% chance you are right, a 35% chance you are wrong, a 15% chance Harper goes to the Pads and a 15% chance TheThe and Encheff become best buds after attending a Braves playoff game with clvclv.
    depends how much alcohol is involved

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    Quote Originally Posted by thewupk View Post
    depends how much alcohol is involved
    reefer madness

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    Quote Originally Posted by bravesfanMatt View Post
    Sounds like the JTR saga is about 70% done.
    After closed-room discussion I've decided to announce our 2018 Forum Award Winners after the Realmuto saga is over. Don't want our winners to be overshadowed by JTR news.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Individual-1 View Post
    After closed-room discussion I've decided to announce our 2018 Forum Award Winners after the Realmuto saga is over. Don't want our winners to be overshadowed by JTR news.
    ...... I am infuriated at Derek Jeter now. Your defense was **** Jeets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Individual-1 View Post
    After closed-room discussion I've decided to announce our 2018 Forum Award Winners after the Realmuto saga is over. Don't want our winners to be overshadowed by JTR news.
    Will it ever be over?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Horsehide Harry View Post
    reefer madness
    Zero chance enscheff and clv on pot... way too high strung. Thethe, perhaps

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    Quote Originally Posted by bravesfanMatt View Post
    Sounds like the JTR saga is about 70% done.
    73% done with a Marlins’ February 1 deadline?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gcbraves View Post
    Will it ever be over?
    "You show your bias against me with your consistently negative reaction to my brazen lies."

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyYoung31 View Post
    I understand that, but I donít agree that Minter was as good as Kimbrel last year.
    I don't know if he was or not but an argument can be made they were pretty darn close

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    Kimbrel wouldn't be replacing Venters, he would be replacing the current worst BP arm, who is very likely about a 0.

    At this point, I would be surprised if Kimbrel gets Jansen money (5/80+), but he should be able to beat the AAV record of Wade Davis ($17.3M for 3 years). I would venture to guess he will settle for something in the range of 3/54, or maybe a similar 2 or 4 year deal...options, all that good stuff.

    Even though Kimbrel won't be projected to produce that much WAR over those seasons, large market teams can afford expensive BP arms because they provide a lot of value in the postseason when they can be leveraged more due to all the days off.

    I just don't envision the Braves giving Kimbrel $18M per year, or even $15M per year. Something really odd would have to happen to get Kimbrel back in Atlanta...like he isn't signed in mid-February and the value is just too great to pass up. We are seeing teams like the Padres pop up in Machado/Harper rumors because their markets are so slow, so who knows what the new FA expectations should be.
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    Fried, Newk and a couple other guys for Bumgarner and give him a pay day for 6ish years -CrazyTrain 10/15/18

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    Well Arenado got 26 million in arby so 30 mil a year shouldn't be out of the question for Manny and Harper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orphan Black View Post
    Well Arenado got 26 million in arby so 30 mil a year shouldn't be out of the question for Manny and Harper.
    26 mill for an impact defender and mvp level bat on a one year deal isn’t the same as how Harper will be valued.
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    Chopping With The Braves And Rolling With The Tide

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrimsonCowboy View Post

    They need to stop with the weed and get something done!

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