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ASU'S OFFSEASON PLAN

ASU Offseason Plan

YEAR OF CHANGE IF YOU THOUGHT MY PLAN POSTED ON OCT 20, 2014 WAS CRAZY JUST WAIT, AT LEAST MORE ARE AGREEING WITH MY PLAN FROM BACK THEN.

designing for 2018 and beyond

Arbitration-eligible

  • Todd Frazier, $13.5M - Tender
  • Brett Lawrie, $5.1M - Tender
  • Avisail Garcia, $3.5M - Tender
  • Miguel Gonzalez, $2.6M - Tender
  • Dan Jennings, $1.2M - Tender
  • J.B. Shuck, $1M - NT
  • Jake Petricka, $900K - Tender
  • Zach Putnam, $900K - Tender
  • Daniel Webb, $600K - NT

Explain the toughest calls if necessary:

Contract options (pick up or buy out)

  • Matt Albers: goodbye

Impending free agents (re-sign, let go or qualifying offer)

  • Austin Jackson: Made $5 million in 2016. - no
  • Alex Avila: Made $2.5 million in 2016. - no
  • Justin Morneau: if reasonable yes

Free agents

No ian desmond he will make Melky look like a gold glover.

My goal with most of my free agents is to buy low and hope they rebound and trade them Obviously all these will noy happen but I will give it my best shot

No. 1 :AJ Pierzinski (2 years, $5M). First year he will help the pitchers 2nd year he will help Collins.

No. 2 : Norge Ruiz (5 years 35 million?????). Top international pitcher available

No. 3: Asdrubal Cabrera (2 years, 12M). To play second base

No. 4 : Doug Fister (1 years, $5M). Let Cooper fix him and trade at trade deadline

No. 5 : Carlos Beltran (1 years, $8M). DH him for half of year then trade him

No. 6 : Matt Thorton (1 years, $3M). Fix him then trade him

No. 7 : Jonathon Papalbon (1 years, $6M). Let Cooper fix him and trade him at deadline

No. 8: Andrew Cashner (2 years, $24M). Let Cooper fix him and keep him

No. 9 : Kurt Suzuki (2 years, $6M). First year he will help the pitchers 2nd year he will help Collins

No. 10 : Greg Holland (2 years, $10M). Let Cooper fix him and trade at trade deadline

No. 11 : Daniel Hudson (2 years, $8M).

No. 12 :Mark Bhurle(sp), (1year at 18M).

Trades -

do not trade for Jackie Bradley Jr he is KW's style fast but strikes out way to often

No. 1: Trade Chris Sale and Todd Frazier to the Boston Red Sox for Moncada, Benintendi, devers, Groome, Kopech and Travis.

No. 2: Trade Jose Abreu to the Cardinals for Matt Adams, Alex Reyes and Harrison Bader.

No. 3: Trade David Robertson to the Yankees for Jorge Mateo and Justus Sheffield.

No. 4: Trade Nate Jones, and Dan Jennings to the Cubs for Kyle Schwarber, Candelario and Ian Happ.

No. 5: Trade Jose Quintana, and Avisail Garcia to the Dodgers for Yasiel Puig, Urias, Bellinger, Calhoun and De Leon.

No. 6: Trade Melky Cabrera the Braves for Inciarte and Kolby Allard..

Summary

cC- PIERZINSKI AND SUZUKI

1ST - ADAMS

2ND - ASDRUBAL CABRERA

SS - ANDERSON

3RD - MATT DAVIDSON

UTIL INF - LAWRIE

DH - BELTRAN AND SCHWARBER

LF - INCIARTE

CF - EATON

RF - PUIG

UTIL OF - TILSON

SP - FISTER

SP- CASHNER

SP - RODON

SP - GONZALEZ

SP - SHIELDS

RP - THORNTON

RP - PAPELBON

RP - HOLLAND

RP - HUDSON

RP - BHURLE (SP)

RP - YNOA

RP - PETRICIKA

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