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Old 08-28-2012, 10:03 PM
 
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Will their series of moves go down in the history of baseball (or in all of sports for that matter) as some of the dumbest and biggest mistakes of all time? Victorino, Hanram, Agon, Beckett, Blanton, Crawford.....What are they going to do when they're hampered with massive contracts for players in decline?
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Old 08-29-2012, 07:12 AM
 
Location: Springfield, Ohio
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Will their series of moves go down in the history of baseball (or in all of sports for that matter) as some of the dumbest and biggest mistakes of all time? Victorino, Hanram, Agon, Beckett, Blanton, Crawford.....What are they going to do when they're hampered with massive contracts for players in decline?
They'll absorb the bad contracts and "reload" just like the Yankees, because they can afford to do so.
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:44 AM
 
Location: Long Island,New York
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They'll absorb the bad contracts and "reload" just like the Yankees, because they can afford to do so.
Having the money doesn't make you competitive. Scouting is huge. You can buy all the players you want but chemistry is a huge thing and player development from minors to majors is huge. The Yankees do it all. The Dodgers haven't proven it yet but at least they are willing to try so we will see.
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:45 AM
 
Location: Long Island,New York
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I've been hearing through the rumor mills that the Red sox are now talking about going after Josh Hamilton, Cliff Lee, and Upton during the upcoming offseason.
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:22 PM
 
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The Dodgers just like the Yankees will figure out how to fix this. With just being bought by Magic Johnson and whoever else they will not allow themselves to have a crappy off season and be stuck with huge payroll.
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Old 08-30-2012, 07:47 AM
 
Location: Hometown of Jason Witten
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Bleacher Reports website says the Dodgers inquired about Teixiera and Sabathia prior to the Red Sox deal.
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