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Blue Jays firesale
« on: 14 Nov 2017 11:45:03 AM »
After falling short this year, I don't really see a path to contention in 2018/2019 given my roster and payroll situation, so the Blue Jays are looking to tear it all down and rebuild. There's a lot of dreck on my roster, but there are also a few potentially attractive pieces, including:

3B Anthony Rendon. Breakthrough year for Rendon in 2017, with an OBP-heavy 140 OPS+ and VG D at 3B. He's LTC eligible, and if I trade him it'll be for a package that assumes he'll be signed to that LTC.

1B Joey Votto. 168 OPS+ in 2017, with a league-leading .454 OBP. His performance the last few years pretty much guarantees he'll hugely outperform his contract for at least the next 3 years, and there's a good chance he'll be a bargain for all of the contract.

CF Jackie Bradley: VG D and a good bat in CF; only 4th next year, so under team control for at least 3 years.

SP Jake Arrieta: Also LTC eligible , coming off a 123 ERA+ in 2017.

SP Dallas Keuchel: bounced back from a poor 2016 with an excellent 2017, 136 ERA+.

Those are the highlights, but there are also a bunch of league-average players who can help plug some holes: Francisco Cervelli, Asdrubal Cabrera, Marcus Semien, Kole Calhoun, Denard Span, Colby Rasmus, etc.

Looking for draft picks, prospects, and young MLB-ready players in return. PM any interest.

Thanks.

Scot.
 
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Re: Blue Jays firesale
« Reply #1 on: 5 Dec 2017 2:55:59 PM »
I have reached a tentative deal for Anthony Rendon, so he's off the block for now. Everyone else listed above is still available, though deals are close on a couple of them, so if you're interested let me know.

I've gotten some inquiries about Felipe Rivero and Austin Barnes. I'll listen to offers on them (and anyone else, for that matter), but it will take a lot for me to move them.

If all these deals go through, I'll probably have some payroll room in 2018. So if you've got a bad contract you're looking to dump and are willing to send picks/prospects along with it to make your problem go away, let me know.

Scot.

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Re: Blue Jays firesale
« Reply #2 on: 5 Dec 2017 3:54:43 PM »
Another tentative deal has been agreed to, and now Votto, Bradley, Calhoun, and Rivero are off the table.

Still available:

Keuchel
Arrieta
(and everyone else on my roster)

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Re: Blue Jays firesale
« Reply #3 on: 5 Dec 2017 6:47:15 PM »
...and the there was one. A tentative deal for Keuchel has been agreed to. Jake Arrieta is still on the block.

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Re: Blue Jays firesale
« Reply #4 on: 8 Dec 2017 4:43:49 PM »
Projections for Marcus Semien are out: 107 OPS+, probably with a FR rating at SS. He's available.

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