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    Default Re: 2012-2013 Indians Red Hot Offseason Thread (Bourn signed post 1940)

    Quote Originally Posted by Damage View Post
    Here's my question: Don't you dangle Brantley to get the better pitcher? Just asking questions here...
    I'm really liking Brantley's improvement though. I feel like we can rely on him to give us a solid .280 and good fielding in left. I'd rather hang onto him unless we get an offer you can't refuse.

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    Default Re: 2012-2013 Indians Red Hot Offseason Thread (Bourn signed post 1940)

    Cavs, Indians, and Browns are winning it all in 2014-2015. Book it.

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    Default Re: 2012-2013 Indians Red Hot Offseason Thread (Bourn signed post 1940)

    Brantley can go if it gives a legit 2 or 3 starter (who would be our #1). He doesn't do anything that great.

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    Default Re: 2012-2013 Indians Red Hot Offseason Thread (Bourn signed post 1940)

    Have to give credit where it is due. Great offseason for the tribe. From flipping a guy they wouldn't be able to resign in Sin Choo for a stud prospect, to the signings of Swisher and Bourn, just a solid offseason.

    If Santana can rebound from his miserable season in addition to Masterson and Ubaldo, all of a sudden this is a legit squad. Damn I hope the Tribe can make some waves this year. I also hope they get more support than years past. Dolan has opened the pocket-book.

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    Default Re: 2012-2013 Indians Red Hot Offseason Thread (Bourn signed post 1940)

    I wouldn't call Santana's season miserable. He did really well in the second half.

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    Default Re: 2012-2013 Indians Red Hot Offseason Thread (Bourn signed post 1940)

    Man I can't remember the last time I was this excited for the baseball season to start. Can't wait to see the Tribe this year.

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    With the rotation being as disappointing as it was last year, I was much more excited and hopeful before the season last year than this year. I know it's easy for people to get more excited over everyday players but I just don't see how someone can be excited for the start of a season with a rotation that doesn't feature 1 pitcher that gives you a chance to win the game every time he takes the mound.
    We have no ace, but I think we've improved our offense enough that we can hopefully mask some of our pitching inconsistency. What we don't have in quality, we do have quantity. I fully expect Carrasco to have a bounce back year and Masterson and Myers to be solid. I think worst-case scenario this is a .500 team.

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    Default Re: 2012-2013 Indians Red Hot Offseason Thread (Bourn signed post 1940)

    I think we will see some shuffled lineups, platoons, and positional flexibility used well, unlike under Acta. This allows a team to survive injuries and slumps without throwing off rhythm.

    A good manager can make the entire roster feel like they are a key to the team's success. Francona is supposedly one of those managers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Damage View Post
    Here's my question: Don't you dangle Brantley to get the better pitcher? Just asking questions here...
    If that much better of a pitcher is available for Brantley, you do it. I'd prefer to keep Brantley and Stubbs. Never know when an injury can hit.

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    Default Re: 2012-2013 Indians Red Hot Offseason Thread (Bourn signed post 1940)

    inb4 Jigo posts a record with us losing over 140 games

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    Quote Originally Posted by billmac91 View Post
    Have to give credit where it is due. Great offseason for the tribe. From flipping a guy they wouldn't be able to resign in Sin Choo for a stud prospect, to the signings of Swisher and Bourn, just a solid offseason.

    If Santana can rebound from his miserable season in addition to Masterson and Ubaldo, all of a sudden this is a legit squad. Damn I hope the Tribe can make some waves this year. I also hope they get more support than years past. Dolan has opened the pocket-book.
    I have been one of the most vocal fans, with my friends and family, when it comes to the Dolans. Due to their offseason moves I pledge to purchase atleast 30 tickets this year. Not sure how, nor in what packages, but they deserve credit this offseason. I still think they overspent in a few cases, but thats what it takes to get players here. Times are changing though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigfoot5415 View Post
    I have been one of the most vocal fans, with my friends and family, when it comes to the Dolans. Due to their offseason moves I pledge to purchase atleast 30 tickets this year. Not sure how, nor in what packages, but they deserve credit this offseason. I still think they overspent in a few cases, but thats what it takes to get players here. Times are changing though.
    I think they may offer 30 game packages.

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    I think they may offer 30 game packages.
    Not in one package lol. Probably 10 games w the fiance (20 tickets) and other games w friends and family.
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    Default Re: 2012-2013 Indians Red Hot Offseason Thread (Bourn signed post 1940)

    Who was the kid who kept asking for Kyrie bobbleheads? Can I be the Indians version of him and keep asking about Swisher bobbleheads?

    Seriously though, have the Indians released their promotional schedule yet?
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    Default Re: 2012-2013 Indians Red Hot Offseason Thread (Bourn signed post 1940)

    Quote Originally Posted by B Mac View Post
    Who was the kid who kept asking for Kyrie bobbleheads? Can I be the Indians version of him and keep asking about Swisher bobbleheads?

    Seriously though, have the Indians released their promotional schedule yet?
    They tweeted this morning that they would release it Wednesday. I would embed the tweet, but I am on my Kindle.
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