Chapter 2- Opt Out or We'll Move You

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» Thu Mar 12, 2009 8:19 pm
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» Fri Mar 13, 2009 12:15 am
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That must be the most ridiculous proposal I've head. Nellie has lost his mind. Crawford has nothing to worry about. If he doesn't want to opt out, he's gonna be traded, so what's the point?
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» Fri Mar 13, 2009 1:15 am
Yep. He gets 20 million if he stays. If he's traded, he'll still get the 20 million. Even if he opts out, he may not be getting 20 million, but he'll be getting a high salary still. It doesn't matter what path happens, he's going to get the money.
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» Fri Mar 13, 2009 5:53 pm
what i find funniest is that for 12 months Nelson has said he wants nothing to do with front office moves, then drops crap like this
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» Fri Mar 13, 2009 8:34 pm
Quazza wrote:what i find funniest is that for 12 months Nelson has said he wants nothing to do with front office moves, then drops crap like this



Typical Nelson, we knew this twenty years ago. Wouldn't surprise me if he took over as GM or something in two years
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» Sun Mar 15, 2009 6:33 pm
TMC wrote:Image

That must be the most ridiculous proposal I've head. Nellie has lost his mind. Crawford has nothing to worry about. If he doesn't want to opt out, he's gonna be traded, so what's the point?


I don't see why you are hating on nellie for this one. he's just saying we don't have room for you on this team. perfectly justified. I appreciate that kind of transparency as a fan.
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» Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:08 am
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TMC wrote:Image

That must be the most ridiculous proposal I've head. Nellie has lost his mind. Crawford has nothing to worry about. If he doesn't want to opt out, he's gonna be traded, so what's the point?


I don't see why you are hating on nellie for this one. he's just saying we don't have room for you on this team. perfectly justified. I appreciate that kind of transparency as a fan.


Yeah, he's saying that he doesn't want Crawford on the team, but that's a problem, because:

* Other players (and their agents) won't like it. Not after we traded for him and all of a sudden Nellie wants him not only to go but to opt out of his contract. I certainly would have a hard time telling a player to sign with a franchise that treats their players like that.

* It makes even less sense, financially speaking, to opt out. I mean, if the problem is staying here, now Crawford knows he's gonna get traded, so why opt out and lose money?.
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» Mon Mar 16, 2009 2:27 am
Just don't see why it had to be made so public

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