Mariners were obviously making a play for him trading for International slot money. The latest being us trading for Dee Gordon from the Marlins and International slot money for our number 2 prospect plus 2 other minor leaguers.
Good idea to go after a freaking guy who has played his entire career at 2B what with us only having a bloke called Cano that we are paying $24 million a year to fill that role.
We are apparently going to try and convert Gordon to CF, where he has played a grand total of 13 games in winter ball.
Guess with the International slot money we have no we might be going after some of the guys that the Braves have been stripped of.
Chipper #1 pick
Played for only one team
HOF first ballot
Fair old effort.
AFAIK Thome and Vlad were first ballot too.
I’ll have to have a read up on the guys who missed out…all the guys tainted by drugs missed out again. And Omar Vizquel…wonder if his tasteless crack to the umpire whose young son had died hindered his promotion.
Yes, I was wrong. I had actually read an article a few years ago about the Blackhawks working closely with the Indigenous community on the design of the jerseys and honoring the chief after whom they are named etc. But, you are correct that they are being called out too. Having read through some of the more recent pushback I can understand why: