mikezpen wrote:I'd never mortgage our future on our chances this year, but Hoes and Avery aren't our future. Sending one of them for a viable SP isn't that irresponsible.Christian Walker or Henry Urrutia or Jonathan Schoop, on the other hand...
If a starter is too expensive, I'd like to make a move for a good bullpen arm or two though-say in double-A who could make it up here later this yr. or next yr.We could need another closer soon.
ofahn wrote:In looking at that list I'm reminded of going to a flea market where they price their junk like they're Macy's.
How much did Saunders cost last year? Basically nothing. And he clearly upgraded the staff.
It's just wrong to suggest that the only viable upgrades will be expensive, or that anything affordable won't be worth acquiring. As is the case every year, there will be plenty of available veterans at the deadline that would improve the team. If the Orioles continue winning at their current clip, they should be in the market to upgrade the team. Any of the players from the bottom two sections of osforlife's list would improve the Orioles rotation.
A_K wrote:There was a media report that they wanted Schoop for Blanton. Maybe they even actually made such a truly insane request.
I've read the same thing from several different sources. I think the Phillies were serious but DD wasn't crazy.
Seafordeagles wrote:Salary dump coming by Phillies = Cliff Lee available...................
dan72 wrote:Yovani Gallardo would be a great fit, much easier deal to make than Lee, and much cheaper.
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