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Old 12-10-2013, 03:13 PM
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Default Sox Acquire OF Adam Eaton from D'Backs; Santiago dealt

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Deal done. Trumbo goes from #Angels to #Dbacks. Eaton goes to #WhiteSox and Skaggs and Santiago go to #Angels. Don't know of other players.

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Old 12-10-2013, 03:14 PM
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Bernie Pleskoff ‏@BerniePleskoff 5m
Deal done. Trumbo goes from #Angels to #Dbacks. Eaton goes to #WhiteSox and Skaggs and Santiago go to #Angels. Don't know of other players.

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Let's see the whole trade. Interested to see if we got or gave up another prospect...

So when do we move De Aza or Viciedo?
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:24 PM
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Eaton's numbers do not bowl me over....is he better than his numbers?\

I am a fan of Hector...just a quality young man, and kind of hate to see him leave the Sox.

But, I know, gotta give up something to get something.
He can be a solid starter in the NL for the D-Backs.
Kind of like the starter we traded to the Padres for Peavy( Richards).
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:35 PM
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Eaton's numbers do not bowl me over....is he better than his numbers?\

I am a fan of Hector...just a quality young man, and kind of hate to see him leave the Sox.

But, I know, gotta give up something to get something.
He can be a solid starter in the NL for the D-Backs.
Kind of like the starter we traded to the Padres for Peavy( Richards).
Hector's going to the Angels, not the D-Backs.
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:40 PM
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Angels give up Trumbo but get Santiago and Skaggs in return? Sounds like they got the best part of this deal.

Also, it was mentioned in the other thread that the Sox are also getting a PTBNL from the Angels. Anyone know if that's the case?
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Old 12-10-2013, 07:20 PM
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Eaton's numbers do not bowl me over....is he better than his numbers?\

I am a fan of Hector...just a quality young man, and kind of hate to see him leave the Sox.

But, I know, gotta give up something to get something.
He can be a solid starter in the NL for the D-Backs.
Kind of like the starter we traded to the Padres for Peavy( Richards).
One thing i'll add is that down here, everyone thought Eaton was the cornerstone CF of the future for that squad before this very season. I love this deal.
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:24 PM
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Better to build around Eaton than De Aza. His baseball smarts couldn't possibly be worse.
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:32 PM
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Better to build around Eaton than De Aza. His baseball smarts couldn't possibly be worse.
Move De Aza to LF and trade Viciedo for a near-ready 3B or a C prospect. De Aza is more athletic and a better hitter and defender than Viciedo. He hit more homers than Viciedo last year too, albeit in more PAs.
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:37 PM
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I hate to see Santiago go, but I like this deal.
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:41 PM
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Loved Hector. Seemed like a first-class dude, easy to root for. Wish him the best. I know nothing about Eaton, so please tell me this is a worthwhile deal.

I will add that I'm glad we moved Hector instead of Sale or Quintana.

Assuming Eaton is good, now we need a C and 3B and perhaps the folks around here who have already written off 2014 will quiet down a bit. A boy can dream.
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:46 PM
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Not thrilled with this deal.

Santiago is an inexpensive LH power arm.

I wanted proven ML talent for him.
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:50 PM
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I like it alot.....
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Old 12-10-2013, 07:25 PM
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Better to build around Eaton than De Aza. His baseball smarts couldn't possibly be worse.
I just saw a blurb on the MLB Network that stated the Sox would entertain offers for De Aza a few minutes ago. WHAT TOOK THEM SO LONG?!?!?

I like the deal,but I hope Adam Eaton can hit A.L. pitching better than Adam Dunn. Here's hoping.
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:25 PM
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First impression is I like it. Eaton was a very high prospect before last year.
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