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Topic: Odds and Ends: The Case for keeping Castellanos, MLB wants changes to MiLB
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Odds and Ends: The Case for keeping Castellanos, MLB wants changes to MiLB


Posted: Oct 20, 2019 8:08 AM
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Odds and Ends: The Case for keeping Castellanos, MLB wants changes to MiLB

Nicholas Castellanos’ defense could potentially drive down his free-agent value. Full Story »


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Re: Odds and Ends: The Case for keeping Castellanos, MLB wants changes to MiLB


Posted: Oct 22, 2019 12:22 PM
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I would have no problem with Bryant moving to the outfield and Castellanos playing third base. That is if Bryant remains a Cub. Like I've stated before Castellanos' defense is no worse than Schwarber, and he's a much better hitter than Schwarber. I'd much rather have a doubles machine who puts the ball in play than the occasional 425ft homer, many that were solo shots, or didn't matter because the game was already lost.

I'll give credit for Schwarber having a good second half, but there are two halves to a season. Maybe a change in managers and the entire coaching staff would help. But again, as I've repeatedly stated this team needs to play fundamental baseball, cut down the strike outs, play for and as a team rather than for personal production. I don't know what the minors are teaching these boys, but I would give them a D- if I were grading.

Every time I saw Gleyber Torres come to bat in the playoffs my stomach turned knowing that we gave him up for Chapman, yes without him we would not have won the World Series, but then why not try to keep him. The Yankees benefitted more than we did from that trade. Torres would have taken care of the 2nd base problem and he is only going to get better. I've never been in favor of giving up a number one prospect for any reason.

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Posted: Oct 22, 2019 8:24 PM
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It was a great trade by the Yankees. But it was special case scenario to win a title after 108 years. They needed Chapman that postseason.

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