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Old 11-06-2017, 08:07 PM   #26
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Seems like the mistake was not getting something for him at the deadline last year when he was having a career year, if they were just going to let him walk and get literally nothing in return.
A once proud franchise has become a farm system. Chapman, Cueto, Dunn, Bruce, Frazier all gone. They did get Duvall and Schebler out of their trades but I'm sure they will not be there too long.
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Old 11-06-2017, 08:46 PM   #27
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Adam Dunn is a decade removed
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Old 11-06-2017, 09:00 PM   #28
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Chances that anybody would be willing to take part of the Miguel Cabrera contract?
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Would have said yes until I looked his contract up... still 6 years and like 196mm left in guaranteed, and he was below replacement this season.
Yeah probably not this offseason but if he ever gets his back issues fixed ...
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Old 11-06-2017, 09:02 PM   #29
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Once proud? Maybe 40 years ago
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Old 11-07-2017, 04:37 PM   #30
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https://twitter.com/AaronMesmer/stat...87706524786694

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#BREAKING: Small plane crash in Gulf of Mexico off of Holiday coast. @PascoSheriff holding a news conference shortly.
https://twitter.com/scohenPI/status/927994634625630210

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Reports saying this is former MLB pitcher Roy Halladay’s plane. One person is dead in crash. That person has not yet been ID’d.
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Old 11-07-2017, 04:38 PM   #31
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**** me.
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Old 11-07-2017, 04:47 PM   #32
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I'm in tears right now.

Wrote this when he was traded. http://www.espn.com/espn/page2/story...4/sportCat/mlb
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Old 11-07-2017, 04:58 PM   #33
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Horrible.
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:20 PM   #34
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confirmed

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We are saddened by the tragic news that Roy Halladay, 2-time Cy Young Award winner & 8-time All-Star, has died in a plane crash. He was 40.
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:22 PM   #35
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Not to make light of the situation, but this probably helps his hall of fame chances.
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:23 PM   #36
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awful, what is it with pitchers and planes?!
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:25 PM   #37
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Not to make light of the situation, but this probably helps his hall of fame chances.
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:26 PM   #38
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:28 PM   #39
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JFC Great player RIP
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:29 PM   #40
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RIP, he was great as a Blue Jay.
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:30 PM   #41
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Just terrible news RIP
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:36 PM   #42
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seemed like a great guy. Terrible loss.
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:37 PM   #43
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still remember this SI article on Halladay by Tom Verducci from 2010

https://www.si.com/vault/2010/04/05/...-makes-roy-run

worth a read
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:40 PM   #44
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RIP to one of my all time faves
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:47 PM   #45
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I'm in tears right now.

Wrote this when he was traded. http://www.espn.com/espn/page2/story...4/sportCat/mlb
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still remember this SI article on Halladay by Tom Verducci from 2010

https://www.si.com/vault/2010/04/05/...-makes-roy-run

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nice articles
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:52 PM   #46
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****ing heartbroken over this...R.I.P. Doc Halladay you will be missed.
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:53 PM   #47
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great article Gary
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:58 PM   #48
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Rip Roy Halladay

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Old 11-07-2017, 05:59 PM   #49
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That first year with the Phillies was insane, Cy Young Award, Perfect Game and a playoff No-Hitter.

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Old 11-07-2017, 06:00 PM   #50
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