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The Braves have called the White Sox on Sale.....

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The Braves have called the White Sox on Sale..... 

Post#1 » by Nemesis21 » Wed Jul 27, 2016 7:59 pm

http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2016/07/chris-sale-involved-in-clubhouse-incident.html

The last paragraph in the link. Would you go after Sale and pair him with Teheran? Could speed up the rebuild. White Sox reportedly want 4 top prospects. I'd do it IF it didn't cost us Swanson, Albies, Newcomb, Allard, Toussaint. I'd do P Aaron Blair, P Lucas Sims, P Manny Banuelos, 3b Rio Ruiz and OF Ronald Acuna for Sale and lefty reliver Dan Jennings.


That's 3 pitching prospects in our top 10 prospects. I believe the Braves value Newcomb, Allard, Toussaint, Jenkins, Fried and newly drafted Ian Anderson, more than they value Blair, Sims, Banuelos and that's not to take away from those 3. Just my opinion, I wouldn't cry over losing those 3.


Grab a vet starter in the offseason on a 1-2 yr deal, IE Matt Moore, Doug Fister, Clay Bucholz, Gio Gonzalez, Kris Medlin, Edinson Volquez.

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Sale
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Re: The Braves have called the White Sox on Sale..... 

Post#2 » by JDR720 » Wed Jul 27, 2016 10:57 pm

I wouldn't do it.

it would take at least 4 of our top prospects, which includes Swanson or Ozzie + some of our pitchers.
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Re: The Braves have called the White Sox on Sale..... 

Post#3 » by Nemesis21 » Wed Jul 27, 2016 11:21 pm

JDR720 wrote:I wouldn't do it.

it would take at least 4 of our top prospects, which includes Swanson or Ozzie + some of our pitchers.



I wouldn't do it at that point either, I would with the package that I put together in the OP.
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Re: The Braves have called the White Sox on Sale..... 

Post#4 » by ATL Boy » Thu Jul 28, 2016 12:36 am

Absolutely not. Sale is a superb lefty but with the way the market is set for pitchers this year, it would cost the farm. Sale is the best pitcher on the market, and there's no way they wouldn't demand at least one of Swanson/Albies + one of Allard/Newcomb + another couple of high level prospects.

It's just not worth sacrificing the farm.
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Post#5 » by Nemesis21 » Thu Jul 28, 2016 12:40 am

Neither of you think my package would work? 4 of our top 15 prospects, without killing the farm. You both think 1 of Swanson/Albies + 1 of Newcomb/Allard would have to go?

Blair, Sims, Banuelos, Ruiz and Acuna for Sale and Jennings?
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Post#6 » by HMFFL » Thu Jul 28, 2016 4:26 am

I'd love to have Chris Sale but not at that price.
I believe Swanson would be a must for Chicago.
Anyways, here is Sale's contract numbers according to rotoworld.com


Chris Sale:
2016: $9.15 million,
2017: $12 million,
2018: $12.5 million club option ($1 million buyout),
2019: $13.5 million club option
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Re: The Braves have called the White Sox on Sale..... 

Post#7 » by ATL Boy » Thu Jul 28, 2016 11:36 am

Nemesis21 wrote:Neither of you think my package would work? 4 of our top 15 prospects, without killing the farm. You both think 1 of Swanson/Albies + 1 of Newcomb/Allard would have to go?

Blair, Sims, Banuelos, Ruiz and Acuna for Sale and Jennings?

I don't think Chicago even looks at a package that doesn't include at least two of our top four prospects, especially with the bidding war that would be sure to break out.


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