Quick Hits: Pujols, Jones, Nationals, Ledezma

One year ago today, the Reds won the bidding for Aroldis Chapman. The Cuban left-hander made 15 relief appearances in the majors last year and figures to have an even bigger impact on the 2011 season. Here are today's links…


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12 Comments on "Quick Hits: Pujols, Jones, Nationals, Ledezma"


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Lunchbox45
4 years 5 months ago

Getting demoted is never fun… but getting sent to Vegas is kinda awesome

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iains
4 years 5 months ago

Hence the young guys end up staying in NH for as long as they can leave them there. Being 21 in Vegas can never be a good thing.

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Lunchbox45
4 years 5 months ago

especially with a 1st round draft pick signing bonus!

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Jason Klinger
4 years 5 months ago

Andruw Jones versus Marcus Thames? Hard to get excited about that debate…

As for Thome, what in the world would Texas do with him? Rangers are over their DH limit as it is.

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quintjs
4 years 5 months ago

DH Thome against RH Pitching, Young can rest or play 1B, 2B, SS or 3B that day.

It gives Texas great lineup options and keeps guys rested and healthy.

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Lunchbox45
4 years 5 months ago

SS?

Guest
4 years 5 months ago

He played SS before moving to 3B.

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quintjs
4 years 5 months ago

not saying he will play SS or 2B for that matter brilliantly, but he wouldn’t embarrass texas having the odd game at either.

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goredsgo
4 years 5 months ago

I’m pretty sure no one wants Willie Harris to go anywhere NEAR Washington. I could see them getting Boomquist, though

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drodd
4 years 5 months ago

My guess is Thome gets no more than 3 million.

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Lunchbox45
4 years 5 months ago

you’re guess is insane.

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drodd
4 years 5 months ago

The Twins agreed to a one-year deal with Jim Thome, the team announced. The SFX client gets a $3MM guarantee