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    First this:





    then this:






    Wtf is going on?
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    The agent is upset at the offers and decided to throw a couple of reporters under the bus in the process of trying to drum up more interest for his client.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brett05 View Post
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    The agent is upset at the offers and decided to throw a couple of reporters under the bus in the process of trying to drum up more interest for his client.
    How would intimating that the offer is much higher (or much lower, but of course no agent would do that) than it actually is drum up interest?

    If anything it would make teams less interested in offering.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dennehy View Post
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    How would intimating that the offer is much higher (or much lower, but of course no agent would do that) than it actually is drum up interest?

    If anything it would make teams less interested in offering.
    Having that offer leak brings in more interest if it's low. From all reports headed into this offseason, Machado was potentially as high as $35+million a year. If they are only getting $25 and for only seven, other teams might have that more easily in their budget.
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    I don't know who leaked that info to Buster, Bruce, and Bob, but someone did a doosy on them. Levine is being destroyed on Twitter as he's trying to double and triple down on it still.

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    I don’t think white Sox would bother to even be in the sweep stakes if they weren’t willing to offer at least 30 mil a year.

    I don’t think they want a situation of being crazy over bid like they were when they were going after hunter years ago

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    Quote Originally Posted by brett05 View Post
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    Having that offer leak brings in more interest if it's low. From all reports headed into this offseason, Machado was potentially as high as $35+million a year. If they are only getting $25 and for only seven, other teams might have that more easily in their budget.
    So then why would the agent be upset by it? It's low, as you said.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dennehy View Post
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    So then why would the agent be upset by it? It's low, as you said.
    To show that he'd be for teams privacy
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    Quote Originally Posted by brett05 View Post
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    To show that he'd be for teams privacy
    That's a totally different point, actually close to the opposite of what you saying before.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dennehy View Post
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    That's a totally different point, actually close to the opposite of what you saying before.
    Not really. Him raking the offer via the reporters id a way to hide. at least that's how I see it
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    Spring training is right around the corner. It’s kind of weird seeing the two big dogs not signed up yet. If you ask me they aren’t getting the $$$ everyone was thinking

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    Spring training is right around the corner. It’s kind of weird seeing the two big dogs not signed up yet. If you ask me they aren’t getting the $$$ everyone was thinking
    Both debut at Sox Fest
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    either would be a great fit here. The outfield tools seem more needed defensively, and the left handed pop a missing piece for a while.

    Clubhouse Machado would seem the better fit.

    The Sox seem to always make a "fairplay" offer of the right value, because they refuse to accept themselves as a undesirable destination that needs to overpay to have a baseball team. They can't wait for the right value right fit guy to come at a fair price, they need to buck the trend leaving either of these guys on the market in this collusion, and force one of those guys to sign, preferably the one they choose they need the most. Make them see some reason you want to win there instead of New York, or L.A., Florida.

    Go ahead. Overpay...sox fans deserve it.

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    I'm not believing anything till I see it happen. No team is all in and no team is fully out at this point. But this makes me hopeful.

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    I thought Harper and machado would have signed sometime this week with whoever they choose. Always thought after the super bowl they would make their move so that they can be in the spot light rather then shadowed by the nfl

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