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#1 bleedingorangeandblack

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Posted 08 April 2017 - 07:31 AM

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#2 Thirteen

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Posted 08 April 2017 - 08:31 AM

It wouldn't surprise me to see Edwin Jackson making that April 15 start.



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Posted 08 April 2017 - 08:58 AM

Good article. No doubt this is DD's specialty.  He has done  very good job of bolstering the AA/AAA pitching depth with these moves.  Some of these guys may pan out to the big club as well.  Nice to have other options other than Mike Wright and Joe Gunkle.



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Posted 08 April 2017 - 05:32 PM

LOL @ this:

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#5 pitbull

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Posted 08 April 2017 - 05:37 PM

The headline should say "CHEAP" & have a pic of Dumpster Dan beside it

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Posted 09 April 2017 - 12:23 AM

The headline should say "CHEAP" & have a pic of Dumpster Dan beside it

The Orioles have the tenth highest payroll in MLB. How can that be cheap?



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Posted 09 April 2017 - 07:18 AM

The Orioles have the tenth highest payroll in MLB. How can that be cheap?


Remember Nelson Cruz and Markakis?

#8 mdrunning

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Posted 09 April 2017 - 11:32 PM

Remember Nelson Cruz and Markakis?

How about Davis, O'Day, Trumbo and Hardy?



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Posted 10 April 2017 - 08:21 AM

Dan sems to value other team's castoffs over prospects in his own system.



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Posted 10 April 2017 - 10:39 AM

Dan sems to value other team's castoffs over prospects in his own system.

You have to admit he's been mostly successful in his transactions. The Orioles have been a whole lot better since he became GM.


Edited by ncbirdfan, 10 April 2017 - 10:39 AM.


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Posted 10 April 2017 - 10:54 AM

It's that time of year again...   ;)

 

http://www.csnchicag...-win-over-twins

 

"...Last season, Gonzalez had a career-best strikeout-to-walk ratio of 2.71-to-1 in 23 starts and one relief appearance..."

 

This after I watched the O's walk 11 yesterday...  


Edited by Ravens2006, 10 April 2017 - 10:56 AM.

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Posted 10 April 2017 - 11:03 AM

It's that time of year again... ;)

http://www.csnchicag...-win-over-twins

"...Last season, Gonzalez had a career-best strikeout-to-walk ratio of 2.71-to-1 in 23 starts and one relief appearance..."

This after I watched the O's walk 11 yesterday...

Damnit i thought it was over lol
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Posted 10 April 2017 - 11:15 AM

It's that time of year again...   ;)

 

http://www.csnchicag...-win-over-twins

 

"...Last season, Gonzalez had a career-best strikeout-to-walk ratio of 2.71-to-1 in 23 starts and one relief appearance..."

 

This after I watched the O's walk 11 yesterday...  

 

Jettisoning Gonzo was a very peculiar move.  I still haven't figured that one out yet.



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Posted 10 April 2017 - 12:33 PM

Jettisoning Gonzo was a very peculiar move.  I still haven't figured that one out yet.

It saved them $5M. For what it's worth, every beat reporter said that was the single reason for releasing him.


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Posted 10 April 2017 - 12:50 PM

Dumpy should only be allowed to find position players. His record with pitching is brutal, outside of Chen and Gonzales in his first year as GM.
The kids are alright.

#16 Pickle20

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Posted 10 April 2017 - 01:18 PM

You have to admit he's been mostly successful in his transactions. The Orioles have been a whole lot better since he became GM.

 

 

I think part of it is a culmination of things that were outside his control coming into place. Don't underestimate Buck's involvement, either.

 

His smaller moves have been OK. He's hit on more than a few. 



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Posted 10 April 2017 - 01:24 PM

Let's see, his teams have won more than any other in the AL since he arrived, and its common knowledge that Angelos isn't the easiest owner for whom to work. Suffice it to say I like our dumpster more than most.

Edited by Bowie-Bruce, 10 April 2017 - 01:24 PM.

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#18 Bowie-Bruce

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Posted 10 April 2017 - 01:25 PM

Dumpy should only be allowed to find position players. His record with pitching is brutal, outside of Chen and Gonzales in his first year as GM.


Don't forget Brach, who was literally stolen from the Padres.
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Posted 10 April 2017 - 05:42 PM

Don't forget Brach, who was literally stolen from the Padres.


It just isn't very impressive to me when the feather in his cap as far as pitching is concerned is one good reliever in four years. It's even worse when you consider how many good pitchers he traded away, and how horrible his free agent acquisitions have been.
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#20 bleedingorangeandblack

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Posted 10 April 2017 - 05:55 PM

It just isn't very impressive to me when the feather in his cap as far as pitching is concerned is one good reliever in four years. It's even worse when you consider how many good pitchers he traded away, and how horrible his free agent acquisitions have been.

Who did he trade away that was good in an Os uniform
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