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Andrew Miller signs 4 year 36 mill deal with the Yankees

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by joeson332, Dec 5, 2014.

  1. joeson332

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    Was rumored Houston was in the running until the end, at least they tried.
     
  2. CometsWin

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    That's the Jim Crane slogan. At least we tried, buy season tickets!
     
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    I don't get the infatuation with Miller.

    He's definitely had two very good years in 2013 and 2014, but his career ERA is still 4.91. Maybe he's definitely turned it around after a poor first 6 years in the league; I haven't seen him pitch since he was the centerpiece to the Miggy Cabrera trade.

    Maybe there are some advanced statistics that show his improvements are sustainable over the next 4 years, but 36M is a lot for a reliever with only 2-3 good years out of 9.
     
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    We made the higher offer. 4/40. He chose NYY. Can't force players to come here.
     
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    He was a starter before, and stunk. He has been good as a reliever. Will his control stay is the only question.
     
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    I wonder who Miler's agent is... if its the one we f'd over in the Aiken debacle, you can basically cross out every single one of his clients as a potential target.
     
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    According to Miller, it came down to more than money. For whatever it's worth, he was at least complimentary of the Astros:

     
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    Mark Rogers
     
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    Jim Crane adopted the Special Olymlics slogan when it comes to Astros free agency: "Let me win, but if I do not, let me be brave in the attempt."
     
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    Jim Crane isn't the GM he just writes the checks.

    And between Feldman, Fowler, Qualls, Crain and Albers. Astros increased payroll by 30 mil last season.
     
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