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User currently offlineMike89406 From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1504 posts, RR: 3
Posted (6 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1260 times:

Ok this is probably old news. http://seattle.mariners.mlb.com/news...7273&vkey=news_sea&fext=.jsp&c_id=

After a deadlock in the trade rumor It looks like Orioles Ace pitcher Bedard is heading to Seattle in exchange for Mariners lefty set up pitcher George Sherill and Outfielder Adam Jones and three pitching prospects. Of course it's not official yet but close. http://seattle.mariners.mlb.com/news...4&vkey=news_sea&fext=.jsp&c_id=sea

I'm on the fence about this trade I wonder especially from the Mariners fans will this help Seattle or Help Baltimore more, and who is getting fleeced in this deal if it happens which it looks like t's going to happen.

From the Orioles fans how did Bedard measure up? Do you think he'll be a great addition to Felix Hernandez?

[Edited 2008-02-04 20:40:36]

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User currently offlineJetjack74 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 7438 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (6 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 1239 times:
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User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (6 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 1213 times:

Bedard will give Seattle a formidable rotation, however they probably won't have enough offense to will the division. Maybe they can hang for a while in the Wild Card race, but I'm not sold on that.

For the Orioles, they got their guy in Adam Jones. Almost a can't miss prospect in Center. The trade should work out for both teams, as long as Bedard keeps pitching up to the hype!


User currently offlineStretch 8 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 2568 posts, RR: 16
Reply 3, posted (6 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1195 times:

I think the Birds are (again) in rebuild mode. the problem, of course, has been owner Angelos stepping on his own dick and second-guessing the front office basaball people. Time will tell if Andy MacPhail can make it work.

Growing up in the 60s and 70s, I always remember Baltimore as a very strong organization. Their teams were always near the top. Nowadays, they are so bad - and have lost attention in the DC/Baltimore area to the Nationals. I hope for the true fans of the Orioles that they are on the right track.



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User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (6 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1178 times:



Quoting Stretch 8 (Reply 3):
I think the Birds are (again) in rebuild mode. the problem, of course, has been owner Angelos stepping on his own dick and second-guessing the front office baseball people. Time will tell if Andy MacPhail can make it work.

Growing up in the 60s and 70s, I always remember Baltimore as a very strong organization. Their teams were always near the top. Nowadays, they are so bad - and have lost attention in the DC/Baltimore area to the Nationals. I hope for the true fans of the Orioles that they are on the right track.

From what I have read, Pinko Pete Angelos is staying pretty much out of the way of Andy MacPhail and letting him actually general manage. I think Orioles fans have to be prepared to write off the next two years at least, but with all the new talent that are getting by trading good players they won't sign now, they will have a very good young nucleus heading into 2010. I know nobody wants to hear that about their team, but it could be worse. They could be the Pirates.


User currently offlineAA61Hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Reply 5, posted (6 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1168 times:



Quoting KROC (Reply 2):
Bedard will give Seattle a formidable rotation, however they probably won't have enough offense to will the division. Maybe they can hang for a while in the Wild Card race, but I'm not sold on that.

Who will win the divison? The Angels?

I think Seattle will take the west...



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User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (6 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1165 times:



Quoting AA61Hvy (Reply 5):
Who will win the divison? The Angels?

I think Seattle will take the west...

Yeah, the Angels will take it. Seattle might contend for the Wild card.


User currently offlineMike89406 From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1504 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (6 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1141 times:

http://seattle.mariners.mlb.com/news...7&vkey=news_sea&fext=.jsp&c_id=sea
Well if you havent hard Bedard is Officially a Mariner.If you were watching the press conference Bavasi mentioned they could go to a decent 5 man rotation and you have Bed and Felix as a 1 2 punch.

Quoting AA61Hvy (Reply 5):
Who will win the divison? The Angels?

If you havent heard Escobar is out for the start of season.

[Edited 2008-02-09 20:39:25]

User currently offlineN1120A From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 26795 posts, RR: 75
Reply 8, posted (6 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1131 times:



Quoting KROC (Reply 2):
as long as Bedard keeps pitching up to the hype!

I don't doubt Bedard will keep pitching well, but he has never tossed 200 innings and will still need run support.

Quoting KROC (Reply 2):
Bedard will give Seattle a formidable rotation, however they probably won't have enough offense to will the division. Maybe they can hang for a while in the Wild Card race, but I'm not sold on that.

Their rotation will be ok, but they don't have much beyond Bedard and Felix. Silva is incredibly overrated and Washburn is Washed up.

Quoting AA61Hvy (Reply 5):

Who will win the divison? The Angels?

I think Seattle will take the west...

You are kidding, right? The Angels may have the best rotation in baseball, and certainly have the best in the division. The also have one of the best bullpens in baseball and the offensive disparity is laughably huge.

Quoting Mike89406 (Reply 7):

If you havent heard Escobar is out for the start of season.

That may or may not be true, but the Angels still have 5 proven starters in the rotation with him hurt.



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User currently offlineA380US From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 2358 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (6 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 1120 times:

How about Santanna to the Mets.

YEAH METS WORLD SERIES 2008



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