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Edwin Jackson to natstown


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#1 damons beard

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 01:44 PM

According to mlbtraderumors.com

#2 Sampo Gida

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 01:58 PM

They also say the Nats are shopping John Lannan after beating him in arbitration (5 million).

#3 travis bickled

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 02:36 PM

Is it possible Selig is postponing his compensation decison based upon where Oswalt and Jackson sign? Just saying...

#4 TOleary25

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 02:41 PM

If this is a one year deal for less than 9 mil ill be disgusted.

#5 MakMan44


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Posted 02 February 2012 - 02:51 PM

If this is a one year deal for less than 9 mil ill be disgusted.


MLBTR saying 8-12$ Mill.

#6 Eck'sSneakyCheese


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Posted 02 February 2012 - 03:47 PM

Jackson was a pipe dream. Do we go after Lannan now? He's not amazing but at 5mil he may be serviceable as a #4/#5.

#7 Frank, Fenway

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 05:14 PM

You should post this in MLB forum.

#8 Sprowl


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Posted 02 February 2012 - 05:36 PM

You should post this in MLB forum.


So moved.

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The Nats sound like a good team for Jackson. I think he'll have a much better season in the NL East than he would have had in the AL East. With Strasburg, Zimmermann and Gonzalez, Jackson fills out their rotation very nicely.

#9 TheYaz67

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 05:40 PM

The Nats sound like a good team for Jackson. I think he'll have a much better season in the NL East than he would have had in the AL East. With Strasburg, Zimmermann and Gonzalez, Jackson fills out their rotation very nicely.


Wow, quick catch by you on Zimmerman/Zimmermann!

#10 barclay

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 06:57 PM

Wow, quick catch by you on Zimmerman/Zimmermann!


scholars eye.....

#11 Frank, Fenway

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 08:13 PM

Wow, quick catch by you on Zimmerman/Zimmermann!


You've been to my attorney's office?

#12 educatedcheese

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 08:26 PM

The Nats won 80 games last year, with Lannan and Livan putting up 26 losses between them. Stras, Zimm, Gio, Jackson, Wang -- color me excited for 2012.

#13 Sprowl


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Posted 02 February 2012 - 08:42 PM

Wow, quick catch by you on Zimmerman/Zimmermann!


I should have covered myself by praising the Nats' fine collection of Zimmermänner.

#14 Stanley Steamer

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 11:25 PM

Well, at least Edwin can avoid being booed after giving up 6ER in 3.1IP at the Fens. It seems clear the Sox showed their hand this week, and that may have convinced Boras to go where the money is. At "somewhere between 9 and 12 million" for the year, it's also clear that didn't meet the Sox's valuation. Alas. I don't think anyone was thrilled by Jackson, but most everyone would have felt better having a so-called innings eater to add to the rotation. Somehow I feel liberated by the lower expectations surrounding the Sox this offseason. It fits with our team's personality. We are no Yankees.

#15 Towney007

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 06:32 PM

That fact that Red Sox fans/Reporters are shocked that a pitcher doesn't want to come to the AL East and pitch in Fenway park on a 1-year deal for nearly half of their asking price in the open market is completely and totally ridiculous.

#16 Frank, Fenway

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 07:35 PM

I can't believe I'll be excited for Natstown/Marlins match-ups next season.

#17 Wingack


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Posted 04 February 2012 - 03:04 PM

The Nats won 80 games last year, with Lannan and Livan putting up 26 losses between them. Stras, Zimm, Gio, Jackson, Wang -- color me excited for 2012.


Me too. It is going to be fun this year. Lots of exciting reasons to go to Nats Park this year.




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