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Fastball23
12-09-2013, 12:38 AM
Sox want to sign Uribe to a 2 yr deal

Source Jon Heyman

HomeFish
12-09-2013, 01:01 AM
To transition him into his eventual role as some kind of fielding coach or team ambassador, I hope.

indysoxfan
12-09-2013, 01:01 AM
Using the Sox for leverage

Soxman219
12-09-2013, 02:18 AM
Where would he play?

soxnut1018
12-09-2013, 02:36 AM
Where would he play?

Third?

DSpivack
12-09-2013, 02:54 AM
!Profundo!

ZombieRob
12-09-2013, 03:14 AM
Sox want to sign Uribe to a 2 yr deal

Source Jon Heyman
LOL I can't wait till the Professor spins this one. Like I said, bring back the whole gang! :bandance::bandance::bandance:

doublem23
12-09-2013, 08:50 AM
LOL I can't wait till the Professor spins this one. Like I said, bring back the whole gang! :bandance::bandance::bandance:

LOL I'm not sure which part of "no personal attacks" you think permits name-calling of people you don't see eye-to-eye with, but hopefully you'll use your time off effectively.

blandman
12-09-2013, 09:29 AM
Third?

And he wouldn't be a bad stopgap option, too.

doublem23
12-09-2013, 09:45 AM
And he wouldn't be a bad stopgap option, too.

Much better than giving up a pitcher with value like Quintana or Santiago for Headley

beasly213
12-09-2013, 09:56 AM
Reading that Uribe wants a 3 year deal. Wouldn't be happy with that, would be OK with a 2 year though.

russ99
12-09-2013, 10:13 AM
Ugh. How is that getting younger and more athletic?

cws05champ
12-09-2013, 10:27 AM
And he wouldn't be a bad stopgap option, too.

Much better than giving up a pitcher with value like Quintana or Santiago for Headley

Agree with both of these.....would improve the defense greatly at 3B, in turn helping the pitching. And we don't lose a pitcher for Headley in a deal. It doesn't get us younger but I think Uribe in the clubhouse will do wonders for Alexei, Abreu and Viciedo.

soltrain21
12-09-2013, 10:59 AM
I love Juan Uribe. Please do it.

aryzner
12-09-2013, 11:18 AM
If it were a 1 or 2 year deal, I'm all for it. 3 and above I would be very hesitant.

cards press box
12-09-2013, 11:37 AM
Much better than giving up a pitcher with value like Quintana or Santiago for Headley

If Uribe comes back to the Sox, he likely platoons with Conor Gillaspie at 3B. In 2013, Gillaspie hit .261 with 12 HR and 35 RBI and a .324 OBP against righties. He hit .159 in 66 at bats against lefties.

Uribe actually hit for a higher average against righties in 2013 but his power numbers against lefties was impressive: 6 HR in 104 at bats.

Moses_Scurry
12-09-2013, 12:00 PM
I probably wouldn't have a big problem with 3 years vs. 2 as long as the AAV is reasonable. It would be nice to have 3rd locked up for awhile so they could concentrate on other positions. 3rd base has been a pretty barren position in the majors over the past few years, and I don't see anybody in the Sox system being as good as Uribe even 3 years from now. I guess what I'm saying is, if 2 years is fine and dandy, 3 years should be OK too.

TomBradley72
12-09-2013, 12:47 PM
I like this for 2 years- we have NOTHING on the way at 3rd in the farm system- other than potentially screwing up Semian by moving him to 3rd at the major league level.

He could take Keppinger's spot on the roster-

I'm not much of a Gillaspie fan- he's OK vs. RHPs- but his defense was awful- but since we're rebuilding- prob too early to give up on him.

SoxSpeed22
12-09-2013, 12:56 PM
If it's for a 2 year deal with an option for a 3rd year, that could work. I also don't want a 3rd year. We need to catch the ball better and Uribe can do that.

sullythered
12-09-2013, 01:05 PM
This corpsy bunch would be undeniably more fun to watch with Juan back. Do it.

Domeshot17
12-09-2013, 01:20 PM
This is the new Sox... same as the old Sox.... (works on many levels)

Foulke You
12-09-2013, 02:53 PM
This corpsy bunch would be undeniably more fun to watch with Juan back. Do it.
Agreed. On a team that has been lifeless and dead since late September of 2012, perhaps a healthy dose of Uribe into the clubhouse could help with some of those "intangibles" in addition to the solid defense and power he would bring. Garfien made a solid case to bring him back a few months ago with this article:

http://www.csnchicago.com/white-sox-talk/why-white-sox-need-juan-uribe-yes-juan-uribe

waldo_the_wolf
12-09-2013, 04:07 PM
This would be awesome, I love Juan!

#1swisher
12-09-2013, 07:39 PM
Jon Heyman ‏@JonHeymanCBS (https://twitter.com/JonHeymanCBS)
[/URL] [URL="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23dodgers&src=hash"]#dodgers (https://twitter.com/JonHeymanCBS/status/409949602515660801) have made multiple offers to juan uribe. They said early they wouldn't accede to original 3-year request tho.


If the #Dodgers (https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Dodgers&src=hash) fail to re-sign Juan Uribe, they could trade for an infielder, GM Ned Colletti said. http://lat.ms/IYI988 (http://t.co/a0Cke0Fe8E)

balke
12-09-2013, 09:23 PM
I like him at 2B in 2009. 3B in 2014? Pass.

soltrain21
12-09-2013, 10:09 PM
I like him at 2B in 2009. 3B in 2014? Pass.

He was pretty damn good last year.

sunofgold
12-10-2013, 07:18 PM
Amazing, he could wind up as the last guy from the 2005 team on the roster in he signs and is here in 2015.

Bucky F. Dent
12-11-2013, 11:39 AM
http://espn.go.com/mlb/story/_/id/10114520/juan-uribe-considering-chicago-white-sox-los-angeles-dodgers

beasly213
12-11-2013, 12:14 PM
http://espn.go.com/mlb/story/_/id/10114520/juan-uribe-considering-chicago-white-sox-los-angeles-dodgers

..Veerrrryyyyy interesting.

rdivaldi
12-11-2013, 12:17 PM
..Veerrrryyyyy interesting.

If I hadn't won a World Series ring, I'd be headed to LA. But since Juan already has a couple, he may opt for the guaranteed $$$. Interesting for sure.

sunofgold
12-11-2013, 05:43 PM
Lets get him back. He is better than CGi or Kep. How much?

A. Cavatica
12-11-2013, 07:13 PM
Is Pablo Ozuna available?

Seriously, Uribe would be an OK stopgap if the price is reasonable. And I'd love to see Hahn find a way to bring Buehrle back to eat innings...

kittle42
12-11-2013, 07:16 PM
Yay! Nostalgia thread!

soltrain21
12-11-2013, 07:16 PM
Yay! Nostalgia thread!

Uribe is another level. You stop that.

Brian26
12-11-2013, 08:00 PM
It is humorous that the fanbase basically wanted to run him out of town in 2007/2008 when he was actually still a pretty productive player considering his position and defensive tools, and now there seems to be overwhelming support to bring him back when the Sox should not be touching him based on their plan. He put up fair numbers in what was his contract year last year. This is not the right move, especially if he's taking AB's away from Semien.

spawn
12-11-2013, 08:14 PM
It is humorous that the fanbase basically wanted to run him out of town in 2007/2008 when he was actually still a pretty productive player considering his position and defensive tools, and now there seems to be overwhelming support to bring him back when the Sox should not be touching him based on their plan. He put up fair numbers in what was his contract year last year. This is not the right move, especially if he's taking AB's away from Semien.

Well, we hate our own players until they are on another team, and then they become valuable assets we need back.

:welcome:

Tragg
12-11-2013, 08:30 PM
This would not be a wise use of resources.

mzh
12-11-2013, 08:45 PM
Considering how much bitching there's been about the Sox rushing players (which I don't completely disagree with), I'm surprised that so many people are clamoring for Semien to start this year. I don't know, I might like to see him get a little more seasoning before he's thrust into 140 starts at the big league level.

Brian26
12-11-2013, 08:52 PM
Considering how much bitching there's been about the Sox rushing players (which I don't completely disagree with), I'm surprised that so many people are clamoring for Semien to start this year. I don't know, I might like to see him get a little more seasoning before he's thrust into 140 starts at the big league level.

How long does he need at Charlotte? They're talking about giving Uribe a 2-yr or god-forbid 3-yr deal.

Brian26
12-11-2013, 08:54 PM
This would not be a wise use of resources.

Also it helps kill any leverage you would have in trying to trade Keppinger, Gillaspie, or Beckham after he signs. At least one of those guys has to go, if not two.

mzh
12-11-2013, 09:22 PM
How long does he need at Charlotte? They're talking about giving Uribe a 2-yr or god-forbid 3-yr deal.
I'm not advocating giving Uribe a bad contract- I just don't think there's any need to rush Semien at this particular moment.

mcp5185
12-11-2013, 11:30 PM
How long does he need at Charlotte? They're talking about giving Uribe a 2-yr or god-forbid 3-yr deal.

Well currently he has only played 32 games in AAA and 105 in AA, all coming last year. He certainly showed some promise last September, and I'm excited about his potential. However, I don't think Uribe would be stealing playing time from Semien, more likely it would be Gillapsie and Keppinger losing at bats.

I realize most of his playing time last year in the majors was at 3B, but he has mainly been at SS in the minors. I think it is more likely he starts the year in AAA, and eventually replaces Beckham or Ramirez some time during the season, or at the latest in 2015.

Chez
12-12-2013, 10:01 AM
Other than during the playoffs, I haven't seen much of Uribe since he left town. Has he changed his approach at the plate or is he still a free-swinger? I liked Juan when he was here, but do we want to add him to a line-up which might already have Dunn, Viciedo/DeAza and Flowers in it? That's a whole lot of non-contact.

Domeshot17
12-12-2013, 11:22 AM
Do you think we can get DeWayne Wise Back?

kittle42
12-12-2013, 11:39 AM
Do you think we can get DeWayne Wise Back?

/thread

waldo_the_wolf
12-12-2013, 04:48 PM
Do you think we can get DeWayne Wise Back?

They probably WILL bring him back!

doublem23
12-12-2013, 04:51 PM
They probably WILL bring him back!

I don't understand why they would, they seem to have plenty of outfielders.

spawn
12-12-2013, 05:35 PM
Do you think we can get DeWayne Wise Back?

I'm looking for an Aaron Rowand return personally. :redneck

TDog
12-12-2013, 05:54 PM
Other than during the playoffs, I haven't seen much of Uribe since he left town. Has he changed his approach at the plate or is he still a free-swinger? I liked Juan when he was here, but do we want to add him to a line-up which might already have Dunn, Viciedo/DeAza and Flowers in it? That's a whole lot of non-contact.

The funny thing is that Juan Uribe is the same Juan Uribe he's always been. He was a free-swinger with the Giants, but he still got big hits and was an important part of their 2010 World Series drive. He even hit a big home run against the Rangers in the Giants' Game 1 win. After the Giants let him go to the Dodgers, whenever he came up against the Giants, the San Francisco announcers would talk about only needing to throw curve balls in the dirt to get him out. Uribe still got big hits against the Giants. Uribe has been around long enough that everyone should have a book on him. It must have been frustrating for the Giants because their intimate knowledge of Uribe's weaknesses led to him being unsigned and available for the Dodgers.

I don't know how much Uribe has left in him. I don't think the White Sox should sign him. But what success I've seen from him since leaving the White Sox has left me shaking my head.

TomBradley72
12-13-2013, 11:33 AM
The funny thing is that Juan Uribe is the same Juan Uribe he's always been. He was a free-swinger with the Giants, but he still got big hits and was an important part of their 2010 World Series drive. He even hit a big home run against the Rangers in the Giants' Game 1 win. After the Giants let him go to the Dodgers, whenever he came up against the Giants, the San Francisco announcers would talk about only needing to throw curve balls in the dirt to get him out. Uribe still got big hits against the Giants. Uribe has been around long enough that everyone should have a book on him. It must have been frustrating for the Giants because their intimate knowledge of Uribe's weaknesses led to him being unsigned and available for the Dodgers.

I don't know how much Uribe has left in him. I don't think the White Sox should sign him. But what success I've seen from him since leaving the White Sox has left me shaking my head.

He had a rough couple of seasons- then a very solid 2013-I wouldn't mind him as a 2 year stop gap at 3rd while Hahn works on long term solution.

Save our trade bait for a catcher if possible-

#1swisher
12-13-2013, 01:36 PM
Ken Rosenthal ‏@Ken_Rosenthal (https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal) 3m (https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/411563951596797953)

Sources: #Rays (https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Rays&src=hash) interested in free agent Juan Uribe. Would play mostly at first, some at second and also back up Longoria at third.

asindc
12-13-2013, 01:50 PM
I've always liked Uribe, even at his most cork-screwing himself into the ground worst at the plate. I associated him with the best two years in the past decade , 2005 of course, and we don't win the division in 2008 without his great glove work at 3rd down the stretch. As much as I would like to see him back, I don't think it's an ideal fit at this point.

Huisj
12-13-2013, 02:05 PM
Ken Rosenthal ‏@Ken_Rosenthal (https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal) 3m (https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/411563951596797953)

Sources: #Rays (https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Rays&src=hash) interested in free agent Juan Uribe. Would play mostly at first, some at second and also back up Longoria at third.

Primarily at first? Huh?

chisoxjtrain
12-14-2013, 06:03 PM
Uribe resigns with Dodgers for 2 years per Heyman.

KRS1
12-14-2013, 07:55 PM
Uribe resigns with Dodgers for 2 years per Heyman.
Fhew. Thank goodness.

Noneck
12-14-2013, 10:34 PM
Uribe resigns with Dodgers for 2 years per Heyman.

15M, Nothing is cheap anymore, The Sox better be prepared down the line.

spawn
12-15-2013, 02:43 PM
Now that he has signed with the Dodgers, this can be put to rest.