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Jjav829
12-11-2004, 04:06 PM
Meanwhile, there appears to be a mysterious holdup in the Jaret Wright (http://cbs.sportsline.com/mlb/players/playerpage/8207) deal with the Yankees. Wright last week agreed to terms on a three-year, $22.5 million deal, but reports are that his shoulder didn't pass the Yankees' stringent physical examination. Link (http://cbs.sportsline.com/mlb/story/7988141)

If he fails his physical, should the Sox take a chance on him with an incentive-laden deal? I would definitely look into it. If he fails his physical, he's not going to find a big deal elsewhere. It's more likely he'll have to accept an incentive-laden deal.

Nick@Nite
12-11-2004, 04:19 PM
Link (http://cbs.sportsline.com/mlb/story/7988141)

If he fails his physical, should the Sox take a chance on him with an incentive-laden deal?
Yes... though I kind of hate admitting as much because so many think that bargain basement acquisitions is all the Sox care for... if KW's statement about little/no $$$$ left for FA's is truthful, then it's definitely worth looking into imo.

munchman33
12-11-2004, 04:23 PM
This reminds me of when Aaron Sele failed a physical and wound up pitching for the Angels. He still end up getting an at market deal.

dickallen15
12-11-2004, 04:54 PM
Link (http://cbs.sportsline.com/mlb/story/7988141)

If he fails his physical, should the Sox take a chance on him with an incentive-laden deal? I would definitely look into it. If he fails his physical, he's not going to find a big deal elsewhere. It's more likely he'll have to accept an incentive-laden deal.
Its a good idea, but if he isn't going to be offered big bucks, you can take it to the bank he's going back to Atlanta.

soltrain21
12-11-2004, 05:03 PM
Will the Yankees get in on Clement now?

Jjav829
12-11-2004, 10:33 PM
He's officially a Yankee now... (http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=1944230)

soltrain21
12-11-2004, 10:44 PM
How do you fail once, but pass in a few hours? Isn't it the same exact tests?

Brian26
12-11-2004, 10:46 PM
How do you fail once, but pass in a few hours? Isn't it the same exact tests?
Doesn't that only work for the driver's license exam?

soltrain21
12-11-2004, 10:56 PM
Doesn't that only work for the driver's license exam?

I don't even know how physicals work in baseball?! This is a crazy.

Can someone explain.



*sits indian style on the rug and waits for explanation*

DickAllen72
12-11-2004, 11:07 PM
So the Yankees just added Pavano AND Wright. Hmmmmmm....

I have a hunch either RJ just may end up on the South Side yet, or we may be getting Vasquez (+ cash considerations) for Konerko straight up.

:gulp:

MRKARNO
12-11-2004, 11:30 PM
So the Yankees just added Pavano AND Wright. Hmmmmmm....

I have a hunch either RJ just may end up on the South Side yet, or we may be getting Vasquez (+ cash considerations) for Konerko straight up.

:gulp:
Dont underestimate Steinbrenner's MO of always having a safety cushion starter. They had a 6-man rotation at one point last year and I expect them to carry 6 starters next year as well. Are they still after Milton though and will they still resign El Duque? If both of those happen, they will have 7 starters.

Pavano
Mussina
Brown
Wright
El Duque
Milton
Vazquez

Which makes seven. An interesting situation indeed.

DickAllen72
12-11-2004, 11:36 PM
Dont underestimate Steinbrenner's MO of always having a safety cushion starter. They had a 6-man rotation at one point last year and I expect them to carry 6 starters next year as well. Are they still after Milton though and will they still resign El Duque? If both of those happen, they will have 7 starters.

Pavano
Mussina
Brown
Wright
El Duque
Milton
Vazquez

Which makes seven. An interesting situation indeed.

Must be nice!
:smile:
I wish we could round up five good starters.

Jerry_Manuel
12-11-2004, 11:48 PM
Steve Phillips former Met GM was on ESPN talking about it, and passing or failing a physical is based on just looking at the MRI's and X-Rays, and it's really up to the team.

Basically I guess to make this logical it all depends on what each doctor thinks.

StillMissOzzie
12-12-2004, 12:14 AM
Dont underestimate Steinbrenner's MO of always having a safety cushion starter. They had a 6-man rotation at one point last year and I expect them to carry 6 starters next year as well. Are they still after Milton though and will they still resign El Duque? If both of those happen, they will have 7 starters.

Pavano
Mussina
Brown
Wright
El Duque
Milton
Vazquez

Which makes seven. An interesting situation indeed.
Just one more reason I hate the Yankmee$. Not only do they hoard starting pitchers like squirrels gathering acorns for a cold winter, their well-known policy of fiscal responsibility drives up the prices for ALL starters, both in the current market as well as the "futures" market, through arbitration.

SMO
:angry: