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2020 Roster
« on: November 18, 2019, 01:32:44 pm »
Yuli signed a 1 year $8.3M deal, eligible for free agency after 2020.

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Re: 2020 Roster
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2019, 02:42:18 pm »
That is a bargain. Seems like he could have got more in arbitration. Happy to have him on the team.
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« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2019, 03:10:42 pm »
That is a bargain. Seems like he could have got more in arbitration. Happy to have him on the team.

Here is the upside for Yuli in the contract:

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Yuli Gurriel’s five-year, $47.5MM contract with the Astros affords him the opportunity to opt into MLB’s arbitration system once eligible. But he’ll forgo that right and play out the 2020 season on the original $8.3MM salary dictated by the contract, tweets USA Today’s Bob Nightengale.

Although Gurriel will have only four-plus years of service time when his contract expires at the conclusion of the 2020 season — as opposed to the six years typically required to become a free agent — he’ll nevertheless head to the open market next winter. Gurriel’s contract stipulates that he be released by the Astros upon completion of the deal at the end of the 2020 season, thus allowing him an opportunity to once again test free agency.
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« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2019, 03:41:51 pm »
Yuli has been a great addition. Fuck “racist gesture.” He seems to be loved in the clubhouse.
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« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2019, 08:09:13 am »
Yuli has been a great addition. Fuck “racist gesture.” He seems to be loved in the clubhouse.

and by fans.  He's a good guy.
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« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2019, 11:07:25 am »
Yuli has been a great addition. Fuck “racist gesture.” He seems to be loved in the clubhouse.

Amen. People forget that he came from a totalitarian country where he had no money. Being rich and free simultaneously for the first time must be like drinking from the fire hydrant.
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« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2019, 10:04:43 am »
Amen. People forget that he came from a totalitarian country where he had no money. Being rich and free simultaneously for the first time must be like drinking from the fire hydrant.

I would attribute it even moreso to different cultures having different sensibilities when it comes to race. It is not uncommon in Latin America, for example, for anyone of Asian descent to be referred to as "chino," whereas in our culture, referring to all people of Asian descent as Chinese (or all people of Hispanic descent as Mexican) would be considered inappropriate.

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« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2019, 04:44:07 pm »
Astros added some prospects to the 40 man roster to protect them in the Rule 5 draft:

Cristian Javier (RHP), Enoli Paredes (RHP), Taylor Jones (1B/OF) and Nivaldo Rodriguez (RHP)

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« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2019, 04:52:21 pm »
Mets are sniffing around Chirinos. I hope we sign both catchers.
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« Reply #9 on: November 21, 2019, 11:44:54 am »
Mets are sniffing around Chirinos. I hope we sign both catchers.

They won't be signing Grandal who just signed with the White Sox.
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« Reply #10 on: November 21, 2019, 11:54:43 am »
They won't be signing Grandal who just signed with the White Sox.

But the Sox might now make James McCann available via trade. McCann used to catch JV.


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« Reply #11 on: November 21, 2019, 12:00:12 pm »
But the Sox might now make James McCann available via trade. McCann used to catch JV.


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Am I reading it right that he'd be a free agent after the 2020 season?
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« Reply #12 on: November 21, 2019, 12:01:45 pm »
But the Sox might now make James McCann available via trade. McCann used to catch JV.


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So did Chirinos, and JV heaped praise on him.,
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« Reply #13 on: November 21, 2019, 12:03:11 pm »
So did Chirinos, and JV heaped praise on him.,

Certainly. Just throwing it out there if we don’t get both guys back.


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« Reply #14 on: November 21, 2019, 12:11:40 pm »
Funny to me that Chirinos is 2 years older than Machete. Would have guessed the opposite.

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« Reply #15 on: November 21, 2019, 12:52:50 pm »
Am I reading it right that he'd be a free agent after the 2020 season?

He is, but only making $5M this season.
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« Reply #16 on: November 21, 2019, 01:31:02 pm »
He is, but only making $5M this season.

I was thinking more about what a team would have to give up to get him.
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« Reply #17 on: November 21, 2019, 02:30:46 pm »
I was thinking more about what a team would have to give up to get him.

Tags raises an interesting possibility: Reddick for McCann


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« Reply #18 on: November 21, 2019, 02:58:17 pm »
Tags raises an interesting possibility: Reddick for McCann


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« Reply #19 on: November 21, 2019, 03:01:42 pm »
Tags raises an interesting possibility: Reddick for McCann


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The Astros would have to add more than Reddick (money and/or some other player) to get that done.
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