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Justin Upton anyone?
Thu Jan 03, 2013 8:12 pm

Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Thu Jan 03, 2013 8:15 pm
  • That'd be big
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Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Thu Jan 03, 2013 8:20 pm
  • Of course, are the M's willing to give up what it would take to get Upton, and would we be giving up too much to do so?
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Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Thu Jan 03, 2013 8:39 pm
  • Depends on what you would view as too much, build a cute package around any of the young arms is something I'd do personally. To me if they view Seattle as a partner, they're looking at the arms.
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Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:53 pm
  • I refuse to get excited until something actually happens. Too many letdowns this offseason.
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Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:05 pm
  • jkitsune wrote:I refuse to get excited until something actually happens. Too many letdowns this offseason.

    OK Les.....

    :les:
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Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:22 pm
  • According to Dave Cameron, rumors are the M's may be on Upton's no-trade list. He also points out that enough compensation can always change a players mind. I'm not getting my hopes up. Apparently the Diamondbacks have been asking too much (which is why he hasn't been traded already) and we know too well what the M's think about overpaying for players.
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Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Thu Jan 03, 2013 11:17 pm
  • he probably wont allow it, I think we should do what we can to get Giancarlo Stanton from Miami.
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Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:46 am
  • Jazzhawk wrote:
    jkitsune wrote:I refuse to get excited until something actually happens. Too many letdowns this offseason.

    OK Les.....

    :les:

    Hey now, I'm as ardent an m's guy as anyone on this forum. I'm just saying after the Hamilton saga, the swisher saga, no Bourn signing, and now a Raul signing, I'm trying not to get excited about any more ms rumors. If it happens I will be psyched, especially if we only lose one major pitching prospect.
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Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:52 am
  • jkitsune wrote:
    Jazzhawk wrote:
    jkitsune wrote:I refuse to get excited until something actually happens. Too many letdowns this offseason.

    OK Les.....

    :les:

    Hey now, I'm as ardent an m's guy as anyone on this forum. I'm just saying after the Hamilton saga, the swisher saga, no Bourn signing, and now a Raul signing, I'm trying not to get excited about any more ms rumors. If it happens I will be psyched, especially if we only lose one major pitching prospect.

    All I've ever asked for the past year has been to get Upton, but I'm not getting excited either. With all of the talk about how we're not a good match for a trade (which brings into question just how huge of an overpay it'd have to be) and that we may be on Upton's veto list, just seems unlikely.
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Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:06 am
  • I don't think it would take as much to get Upton as last year. Prospects (pitcher and field player) and maybe Montero or Smoak.

    Would be a good trade but I don't see it happening.
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Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:59 am
  • That would be a nice addition if we could swing it.
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Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Fri Jan 04, 2013 8:19 am
  • Uncle Si wrote:I don't think it would take as much to get Upton as last year. Prospects (pitcher and field player) and maybe Montero or Smoak.

    Would be a good trade but I don't see it happening.


    Giving up Montero would be an enormous mistake, IMO. I'd be fine with trading away two prospects and Smoak.
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Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:01 am
  • They should trade the owners.
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Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:25 am
  • SouthSoundHawk wrote:They should trade the owners.


    Yeah, but what can we get for them? More likely we'd have to pay for someone to take them off our hands.
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Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:37 am
  • SouthSoundHawk wrote:They should trade the owners.

    Brilliant post. Not sure anyone had thought the owners of this team were holding them back. Certainly not within the confines of the numerous other Ms threads on here.

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Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Sat Jan 05, 2013 10:26 am
  • Does Upton know we moved the fences in?
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Re: Justin Upton anyone?
Sat Jan 05, 2013 11:02 am
  • Uncle Si wrote:
    SouthSoundHawk wrote:They should trade the owners.

    Brilliant post. Not sure anyone had thought the owners of this team were holding them back. Certainly not within the confines of the numerous other Ms threads on here.

    Christ on a bike

    :lol: :lol: :lol:
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