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Old 05-19-2017, 11:29 AM
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However, I did not look at the minor league rosters for 18-20 year old Cuban players. Anyone know if the Cards have any?
Pitcher, Johan Oviedo (19) and OF, Jonatan Machado (18). Both are listed as playing in the DSL.
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Old 05-19-2017, 12:02 PM
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Im afraid his best friend is Ben Franklin and hundreds of thousands of his clones.
Who isn't? Not a problem.
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Old 05-19-2017, 01:47 PM
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Maybe I'm naive, but I think he will sign with the team that offers the most money, regardless of who is friends with whom.
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Old 05-19-2017, 01:53 PM
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Who isn't? Not a problem.

Its all about who will reunite him with these friends.
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Old 05-19-2017, 01:57 PM
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Maybe I'm naive, but I think he will sign with the team that offers the most money, regardless of who is friends with whom.
You're not being naive at all.
Anyone who thinks he will chase his friend is the one being naive.
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Old 05-19-2017, 02:09 PM
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No problem. You can thank the usual cheaters (Red Sox, Cubs, Yankees) for the rule change.

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Old 05-19-2017, 09:49 PM
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All $$$ equal, the Sox should have the upper hand because of the comfort of playing with 2 other guys from his home land and a Spanish Speaking manager. That's just how I feel.

But again, that's assuming equal bid.
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Old 05-19-2017, 10:53 PM
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Talked to multiple sources 2day who say #Cardinals $ offer to Luis Robert is significant. But, feels drawn to #WhiteSox. Could go either way

https://twitter.com/RyanMcGuffey/status/865722803311566849
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Old 05-20-2017, 10:06 AM
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All $$$ equal, the Sox should have the upper hand because of the comfort of playing with 2 other guys from his home land and a Spanish Speaking manager. That's just how I feel.

But again, that's assuming equal bid.
True, but the Cardinals are a great, winning franchise who play in a new ballpark that's always filled.
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Old 05-20-2017, 11:57 AM
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His Instagram pic has him in a Sox hat.
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Old 05-20-2017, 12:05 PM
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He should take the highest bid, and I hope it's the Sox.
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Old 05-20-2017, 12:40 PM
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His Instagram pic has him in a Sox hat.
That's a good sign, though I can show you photos of Jeremiah Tilmon and Eric Gordon wearing Illini caps.
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Old 05-20-2017, 12:49 PM
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It's a great sign considering he changed his profile pic just today.
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Old 05-20-2017, 02:05 PM
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Per Ken Rosenthal's twitter: Sources: #WhiteSox closing in on Luis Robert. Deal expected to be more than $25M.
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Old 05-20-2017, 02:08 PM
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