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Thread: Braves sign Donaldson, 1 yr 23 million deal.

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    Oops, forgot the truth isn't allowed around here. Just go back to thinking that the Braves didn't **** up.

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    If Donaldson generates 3 WAR this is a good deal. If 4 WAR or more, it is a great deal.

    Given projections, I like it.
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    really, really excited about what donaldson potentially brings. he's probably the only true potentially elite bat that the braves had access to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pacheaholic View Post
    Oops, forgot the truth isn't allowed around here. Just go back to thinking that the Braves didn't **** up.
    A contrary opinion doesn’t necessarily equal “truth”.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nsacpi View Post
    If Donaldson generates 3 WAR this is a good deal. If 4 WAR or more, it is a great deal.

    Given projections, I like it.
    He had a 5.1 WAR season in 2017 in 113 games. I believe 4 is doable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pacheaholic View Post
    It's a huge overpay for a player that might not even play 100 games.
    one can argue that but that doesn't make your previous statement make any more sense
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    I like the move. 1 year deal keeps the team flexible going forward. Maybe we can even get a draft pick. I hope we still get a decent corner outfielder and closer to go with this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cajunrevenge View Post
    I like the move. 1 year deal keeps the team flexible going forward. Maybe we can even get a draft pick. I hope we still get a decent corner outfielder and closer to go with this.
    Haniger/Diaz confirmed. lol
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    $25M spent...Still have 15-20M to spend and all of our prospects for a trade.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nsacpi View Post
    So Camargo to the OF or do we still sign an outfielder?
    Still have to acquire a legit OF somehow, whether trade or FA. Camargo will still see plenty of PA.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nsacpi View Post
    So Camargo to the OF or do we still sign an outfielder?
    I still try to get a Bradley/McCutchen type player or maybe even Markakis, and utilize Camargo as a super-utility player
    Mark Bowman's reports carry a lot of gravity

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pacheaholic View Post
    Oops, forgot the truth isn't allowed around here. Just go back to thinking that the Braves didn't **** up.
    what's the "truth" here? or do you mean your opinion?
    it's fine to think this is an overpay. but that's not a fact.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jpx7 View Post
    Still have to acquire a legit OF somehow, whether trade or FA. Camargo will still see plenty of PA.
    We can non tender Duvall now and get Camargo an OF glove as the primary backup to go along with 3B, SS, and 2B.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nsacpi View Post
    If Donaldson generates 3 WAR this is a good deal. If 4 WAR or more, it is a great deal.

    Given projections, I like it.
    ...but we are probably going to use him to replace a 3.3 WAR player who is only 24 and costs virtually nothing. Why not use that cash on positions of need?

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    And it didn’t cost us any prospect capitol. BIG trade of some sort still to come.

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    I'd wager that we see Teheran dealt in a virtual salary dump pretty soon. Either that or he'll be going in the other direction as salary relief as part of a larger deal. I don't believe they would've spent that much on Donaldson with LF still open unless they were planning to free up additional payroll.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrazyTrain View Post
    ...but we are probably going to use him to replace a 3.3 WAR player who is only 24 and costs virtually nothing. Why not use that cash on positions of need?
    I am sure they are thinking let's just sign the best bat. Donaldson is on the Machado/Harper level in terms of bat, without committing the years. If you can add an MVP bat then you just do it. Plus if Dansby sucks again Camargo is the SS. I am sure he can play OF if need be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nsacpi View Post
    So Camargo to the OF or do we still sign an outfielder?
    I think we still make a move for a starting cOFer. This signing can push Camargo to that super utility role that we've been clamoring for this offseason. I think having him on the bench benefits our team more than him in a cOF spot. So I think we'll trade for a cOF guy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrazyTrain View Post
    ...but we are probably going to use him to replace a 3.3 WAR player who is only 24 and costs virtually nothing. Why not use that cash on positions of need?
    did camargo get sacrificed to sign donaldson? or do the braves still have him?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pacheaholic View Post
    Oops, forgot a moronic opinion isn't allowed around here. Just go back to thinking that the Braves didn't **** up.
    Nah man. You're allowed to have all the dumb opinions you want. We enjoy the occasional chuckle.

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