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    david price?

    whats up with price? anyone have some insight what to expect this year? I got offered price and casey janssen for john lackey and andrew bailey...what do u guys think? im tempted...

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    I'd do that trade

    Worth taking a flier on price

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    I'd do that trade, Price should be back by end of this month at the latest.
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    I would make this trade in a heartbeat, not only are you getting a Cy Young finalist but you may be getting rid of Lackey at his highest point.

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    David Price is hard worker. He will be back at the top of his game. Take it
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    Price is done don't do it

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    I agree, Price had a couple of good years but his future is in turmoil.

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    dont do it, there is a reason why he is offering the trade
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    I like the trade still high on Price

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    I agree with the consensus, do the trade. Lackey is due for the wheels to fall off...
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    when I first got the offer it seemed like a no-brainer but i'll admit the triceps injury scares me a bit

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    Price is definitely struggling this season. It will be interesting to see if he can turn things around here shortly...

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    Quote Originally Posted by playersonly69 View Post
    dont do it, there is a reason why he is offering the trade
    The reason being he's as stupid as you are

    Lackey is lousy

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    I'd do that trade.
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    Seems fair if you think Price will return to form. Bailey will get a lot of opportunities if he stays healthy and Lackey is a guy who will get shelled every 3rd start.
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    What is wrong with Price? He had the look of a dominant pitcher a couple of years back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shortstop View Post
    Price is definitely struggling this season. It will be interesting to see if he can turn things around here shortly...
    Well there is a high probability his triceps was bothering him longer than he let on. I think it is worth taking a shot that we will see the "real" Price once they allow him to heal.

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    thanks all, I made the trade...hoping to see Price round back into his usual self...and I agree, I think the triceps injury was more of a problem than people thought

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    still think I would have kept him

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    Good call on accepting the trade. He is worth a gamble over holding onto Lackey.

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    Gotta count on him being a stud, good call.

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    lackey is a couple starts away from going downhill quickly, think the trade was well worth it

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    lackey has continued to pitch well, but news from the rays is that price feels better than expected and is ahead of schedule....great to hear

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    throws way too many pitches got to him
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    i disagree, i think he just had an injury and now he feels even better than before he went on the DL. I am very glad I made this trade...bailey imploding, jansen closing it down, price feeling great...lackey pitching decently but i think it will be well worth it for price

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    If you held on to Lackey and Bailey that was the thing to do.

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    when you throw that many pitches a game, thats going to happen. Look at timmy.
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    Price is no good any more

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    price hasnt pitched since being on the DL, and everyone here is quickly writing off a former cy young winner...the guy is an incredible pitcher and has been for quite some time...what evidence or reason do you have that he is "done" or "thrown too many pitches"?? he had a triceps injury that was clearly bothering him to start the year, he's healed and according to his own testimony he feels better than he has in a while, and he is about to come off the DL and pitch...why has everyone written him off so quickly?

    also, why was making the trade a mistake? bailey is out of a job and looking terrible, lackey is a good pitcher this year dont get me wrong, but i'd take jansen and price over lackey and bailey (out of the closer role), 7 days a week and twice on sunday

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    All you guys saying he should not have done the trade are crazy. Lackey and Bailey are nothing special, Janssen is already better than Bailey and Price has huge potential.
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    Nice return start of the DL for Price. Yeah it was against the Astros but still.
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    shuts out the lastros which shouldn't even count
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    Triceps problem? What triceps problem? Price will be fine the rest of the way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dynamite140 View Post
    when you throw that many pitches a game, thats going to happen. Look at timmy.
    No comparison, Price and Timmy are two totally different body types and Lincecum has bad mechanics to boot, It was inevitable that Tiny Tim would lose some velocity.

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    if they play the Mets Marlins and Astros he should have a winning record

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