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Randy Johnson possibly coming back to Arizona!!!

Discussion in 'Archive: The Arena' started by Armenian_Jedi, Dec 25, 2006.

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  1. JediANGELA

    JediANGELA Jedi Master star 6

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    The good thing about this is that he's out of NY. I saw him pitch twice, and he sucked both times. He should just retire.
     
  2. Baron-Soontir-Fel

    Baron-Soontir-Fel Jedi Knight star 5

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    Why retire when he's so close to 300 wins? He may not be the same, but if he's so close, there's no point in giving up.
     
  3. JediANGELA

    JediANGELA Jedi Master star 6

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    but at his age, he is more prone to injury. there comes a time when health comes before a record.
     
  4. Baron-Soontir-Fel

    Baron-Soontir-Fel Jedi Knight star 5

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    He has the rest of his life to rest: I don't think he's gonna be paralyzed or get an aneurysm if he pitches for two more years. And when you consider Jamie Moyer got a two year contract from the Phillies, anyone can pitch in the NL.

    What, are you pissed he won't be in pinstripes for 300? Boo hoo.
     
  5. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    What, are you pissed he won't be in pinstripes for 300? Boo hoo.

    "The good thing about this is that he's out of NY. I saw him pitch twice, and he sucked both times. He should just retire."

    I don't think thats the case...
     
  6. Baron-Soontir-Fel

    Baron-Soontir-Fel Jedi Knight star 5

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    I honestly don't think she's looking out for his welfare. She's just a little bitter is all (but it's not as if the Yankees were really burned when they traded for him).
     
  7. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    No, I think the Yankees got the better of the deal, easily.

    And I'm saying that without knowing who the prospects are that they get in return :p
     
  8. Baron-Soontir-Fel

    Baron-Soontir-Fel Jedi Knight star 5

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    Are we talking about the first or second trade? :p

    The first one (2004) was a three-way deal with the Dodgers, wasn't it? I know Arizona got Javier Vasquez (and spent all of one season there) from the Yankees, but I'm not sure the other prospects the Yankees gave up then have turned into anything.

    As for this one, the deal-maker for the Yankees was Ross Ohlendorf, a pretty good sinkerballer (maybe the Dbacks felt Webb was enough).
     
  9. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Oops, yeah, I was thinking about this trade, not the Arizona to Yankees trade.

    I don't remember enough of the first trade to say who has gotten the better of that deal, but I think the Yankees will end up better for this one.
     
  10. JediANGELA

    JediANGELA Jedi Master star 6

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    The Yankees made the best decision in the world getting rid of Johnson. Both times I saw him, he got massively booed by the crowd, and I defintly joined in. Whoever they get in return has got to be better than him.
     
  11. ApolloSmileGirl

    ApolloSmileGirl Jedi Knight star 8

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    He had a winning record, I honestly don't know what Yankees fans are bitching about.
     
  12. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Winning record isn't good enough. Winning percentage needs to be at least .667 (preferably .750), ERA under 3, WHIP under 1, etc, etc

    :p
     
  13. JediANGELA

    JediANGELA Jedi Master star 6

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    We're complaining about the fact, that he wasn't worth the money. And that he's very selfish. He was clearly tired, and yet still refused to go to the bullpen. That cost the Yankees more than one game.
     
  14. ApolloSmileGirl

    ApolloSmileGirl Jedi Knight star 8

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    And yet, Yankee fans seem to have no problem gushing over A-Rod.
     
  15. JediANGELA

    JediANGELA Jedi Master star 6

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    We just bash A-Rod cause its fun.
     
  16. ApolloSmileGirl

    ApolloSmileGirl Jedi Knight star 8

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    I know all about that one. ;)
     
  17. JediANGELA

    JediANGELA Jedi Master star 6

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    Bashing A-Rod I've come to the conclusion makes a boring game more interesting. I've sat through some pretty boring games, at least you know when A-Rod steps up to the plate and strikes out, you have some excitement.
     
  18. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    So the Yanks are paying him so he can put people in the seats to boo him?
     
  19. JediANGELA

    JediANGELA Jedi Master star 6

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    huh?


    A-Rod also has yet to prove himself. He hasn't shown us in NY yet what he's truly capable of, and until he does he'll just get booed.
     
  20. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Yeah, I mean, he's never had a MVP-caliber season in NY or anything.

    But thats not what this thread is about.
     
  21. Baron-Soontir-Fel

    Baron-Soontir-Fel Jedi Knight star 5

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    Did it really come to that in the second half of the season? It's a little late to even consider that, no? Ideally, he should have just been shut down.
     
  22. Obese_1_Ka-Blooey

    Obese_1_Ka-Blooey Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I'm happy for the Diamondbacks! That means he'll get blasted by the Giants as he has always done before.
     
  23. Master_Kast7

    Master_Kast7 Jedi Knight star 6

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    It's really all about postseason play. If you suck in the postseason you get booed. That's just the way it is. As for the people who booed A-Rod in the regular sesason...well their just ******* morons. :)


    Rogue...Jedi: I totally hear ya, man. Randy is 42 years old right? Having back problems. Clemens is 44 with no problems at all. YO CASHMAN WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?



    [hl=black]~Liar, lawyer, Mirror for ya, What's the difference? Kangaroo be stoned, He's guilty as the government~[/hl]
     
  24. ApolloSmileGirl

    ApolloSmileGirl Jedi Knight star 8

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    I can't wait to see what the state of the Yankees will be, should a salary cap ever be introduced to MLB.
     
  25. Rogue...Jedi

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    I doubt we'll see a salary cap or anything more than the luxury tax, although that might be stiffened somewhat.
     
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