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 Post subject: Michael Brantley
PostPosted: December 17 18, 5:49 pm 
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#Astros closing in on free-agent outfielder Michael Brantley, sources tell The Athletic. Rival executives expect deal to be in two-year, $32M range.


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 Post subject: Re: Michael Brantley
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Good for him and good for us.


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 Post subject: Re: Michael Brantley
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More than Goldy is getting this year.


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 Post subject: Re: Michael Brantley
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 Post subject: Re: Michael Brantley
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This makes it look like the Phillies overpaid for Cutch by a year.

The Astros now have four of the 20 lowest projected strikeout rates in baseball.


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 Post subject: Re: Michael Brantley
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Hoot45 wrote:
This makes it look like the Phillies overpaid for Cutch by a year.

The Astros now have four of the 20 lowest projected strikeout rates in baseball.


Never tell me the odds, Hoot


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 Post subject: Re: Michael Brantley
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At that price rate, I think I might have made a run at Brantley. That's really nothing for a guy who could really have an impact on a lineup. Not a great fit for us, but I'm always on the lookout for a discount. I can see why the Cards were interested.


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 Post subject: Re: Michael Brantley
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CardsofSTL wrote:
Hoot45 wrote:
This makes it look like the Phillies overpaid for Cutch by a year.

The Astros now have four of the 20 lowest projected strikeout rates in baseball.

Never tell me the odds, Hoot

If we don't make some roster moves soon, the Cardinals will probably win or lose every game they play this year.

EDIT: Fixed typo.


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 Post subject: Re: Michael Brantley
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Hoot45 wrote:

The Astros now have four of the 20 lowest projected strikeout rates in baseball.


Interesting approach. Load up with pitchers with high K rates, and hitters with low K rates.


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 Post subject: Re: Michael Brantley
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Fat Strat wrote:
At that price rate, I think I might have made a run at Brantley. That's really nothing for a guy who could really have an impact on a lineup. Not a great fit for us, but I'm always on the lookout for a discount. I can see why the Cards were interested.


If we had signed Brantley before Harper had been signed anywhere

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