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Can someone plz explain wth the giants are doing?

Postby GiantsFan14 » Sat Sep 06, 2008 11:44 pm

Giants purchased the contract of third baseman Conor Gillaspie from short-season Single-A Salem-Keizer.


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Re: Can someone plz explain wth the giants are doing?

Postby Neato Torpedo » Sat Sep 06, 2008 11:56 pm

Turns out he looks almost exactly like Villalona, they just got confused.
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Re: Can someone plz explain wth the giants are doing?

Postby Old_Style » Sat Sep 06, 2008 11:59 pm

Early '09 auditions?
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Re: Can someone plz explain wth the giants are doing?

Postby GiantsFan14 » Sun Sep 07, 2008 1:29 am

Old_Style wrote:Early '09 auditions?


but doesn't this start his arbitration clock early? he was just drafted this year, it doesnt make sense to throw him into the majors so soon.
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Re: Can someone plz explain wtf the giants are doing?

Postby Neato Torpedo » Sun Sep 07, 2008 1:53 am

My explanation makes just as much sense as anything you guys could come up with. Or, for that matter, the Giants organization themselves.
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Re: Can someone plz explain wth the giants are doing?

Postby Noggy » Sun Sep 07, 2008 4:24 am

Was he signed to a major league contract? If he was already on the 40 man roster is sort of makes sense. If he's good enough to become a super-two some time down the road, I doubt the Giants would mind paying the extra money, they aren't a small market team. Actually if he is that good, they'd probably buy out his arb years before he was eligible.
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Re: Can someone plz explain wth the giants are doing?

Postby GiantsFan14 » Sun Sep 07, 2008 5:18 am

Noggy wrote:Was he signed to a major league contract? If he was already on the 40 man roster is sort of makes sense. If he's good enough to become a super-two some time down the road, I doubt the Giants would mind paying the extra money, they aren't a small market team. Actually if he is that good, they'd probably buy out his arb years before he was eligible.


what i've read is that he wanted a major league contract but ultimately signed a minor league deal... i have read some speculation that he was not happy with where he was drafted and in order to get him to sign, the giants may have promised he would get a september call-up... if thats the case then of course they did what they had to do, if that's not the case, its just ridiculously dumb imo
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Re: Can someone plz explain wth the giants are doing?

Postby Another Blown Save » Sun Sep 07, 2008 8:12 am

The Giants seriously need to stop adding these young infielders to their 40 man roster or else they are not going to have enough room to add players in the off-season.
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Re: Can someone plz explain wth the giants are doing?

Postby Yoda » Sun Sep 07, 2008 10:37 am

Maybe they should just sign Bonds to help their offense.
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Re: Can someone plz explain wth the giants are doing?

Postby Neato Torpedo » Sun Sep 07, 2008 10:39 am

Yoda wrote:Maybe they should just sign Bonds to help their offense.

Maybe they should trade for Tony Pena Jr to help their offense.
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