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flyAU
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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
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young arms


We needed a bat.


lsu31always
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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
Hats for bats. Keep bats warm


flyAU
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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
I seriously am excited as hell about both of these signings. Only 1 year each and I always loved watching both these pitchers. Perfect for opening up Suntrust and watching from the new chophouse.


Doldil
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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
I'm just happy that big round man won't be able to pitch against us anymore. Bartolo!


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rebel of fortune
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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
Colon is gonna eat innings for us and this is only a one year deal. It is clear our front office doesn't want to rush our young arms up. If Dickey and Colon pitch well they can be moved at the deadline.


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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
Team is pretty much set. Anything can happen with Coppy at the helm but I say we sit on our prospects for one more year before opening the gates.


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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
Signing Dickey and Colon lets the Braves give Newcomb a full season in AAA, not even consider rushing Fried. It's smart.


okietiger
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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
So 2018 is now the year?

:sigh:


lsu31always
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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
It's always been the year. We have 54 mill on the books for 2018. Go look at that free agent class and you'll see why


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SwampDonks
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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
I'm with you. I won't hate any 1 year deals we give out. We'll be prepared to go all in in 2018.


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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
The best part about these guys are, if they are pitching well, we can move them at the deadline and try to steal some more prospects


lsu31always
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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
Manny machado please.


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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
More like 2020


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papz
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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
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midseason trade candidates


This is pretty much what it is. It's a smart play especially in a weak FA pitching market.



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TheJones
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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
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We needed a bat.



Who, and where are you gonna put him?

The frustrating part of this team is that we have so many average-slightly above average positions right now. Sorta tough to move anyone because they're not necessarily bad in an era that we are retooling.


okietiger
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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
Could totally see us overpaying for Matt Harvey.


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flyAU
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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
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TheJones



I was talking about Colon


HarrisLetsRide
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re: The ATL Thread Offseason Edition: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips
Anyone have a quick rundown of '18 free agents?


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