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You can't call Ishikawa homegrown. He's been on 5 different teams roll.gif

Technically you can because he was apart of the 2010 World Series team.
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white sox and fans: take care of Shark :'(

 

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home grown players from all 3 world series teams: 

Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, Madison Bumgarner, Jonathan Sanchez, Ryan Vogelsong, Sergio Romo, Brian Wilson.

Buster Posey, Brandon Belt, Joe Panik, Brandon Crawford, Pablo Sandoval, Travis Ishikawa and the entire bench(Duffee, Susac and Perez) this year were all home grown players.

yes, that is what people would call the majority.


You can't call Ishikawa homegrown. He's been on 5 different teams roll.gif

He came up with the Giants. Vogelsong also came through our farm system as well
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billy beane just wanting to make the al stronger smh. 

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come on lester join the champs
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AL Central sick.gif
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do the right thing, jon. DO THE RIGHT ******* THING! laugh.gif
When S&T has that moment of clarity: "...we're grasping at straws talking about Spygate, Deflategate, the system, French kissing relatives, UGGs, Trump, etc." - @trey ohh five
When S&T has that moment of clarity: "...we're grasping at straws talking about Spygate, Deflategate, the system, French kissing relatives, UGGs, Trump, etc." - @trey ohh five
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do the right thing, jon. DO THE RIGHT ******* THING! laugh.gif

He knows who to sign with








The defending Champs wink.gif
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the pattern points to it being our turn again laugh.gif
When S&T has that moment of clarity: "...we're grasping at straws talking about Spygate, Deflategate, the system, French kissing relatives, UGGs, Trump, etc." - @trey ohh five
When S&T has that moment of clarity: "...we're grasping at straws talking about Spygate, Deflategate, the system, French kissing relatives, UGGs, Trump, etc." - @trey ohh five
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Cubs bring in Dempster as a front office consultant, a former Lester teammate, then Hammel, another former Lester teammate.

Kid is in high demand. laugh.gif
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the pattern points to it being our turn again laugh.gif

Naw that's in 4 years. It's the cardinals turn in 2015 laugh.gif
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Wondered what he was gonna do when he retired and left all that money on the table
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Cubs bring in Dempster as a front office consultant, a former Lester teammate, then Hammel, another former Lester teammate.

Kid is in high demand. laugh.gif

Sounds like when the Aggie basketball team offered a coaching job to the dad of a 5 star recruit lol
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Shark
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Semien, Bassitt, ptbnl
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Shark
For
Semien, Bassitt, ptbnl

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The AL Central will be extremely competitive this year pimp.gif Should be fun to watch, glad I like all of the teams in that division laugh.gif
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they sooooo mad doe roll.gif

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Homegrown 2010 players


But thank you for playing, salty Socal fans.

Bay Area folks stay being the most sensitive dudes on the planet, must be something in the water. Every team is built with the majority of players being "homegrown".

The statement I was pointing out was even more ironic when it stated, they should use money to sign their own homegrown players, when the Angels just signed (arguably) the best player in baseball Mike Trout. Who I believe is homegrown.

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A homegrown core with FA acquisitions and trades to solidify that core is EXACTLY how you're supposed to do it. Giants are doin' it right.

Thanks Watson...

...but that's what almost every team has been doing since, forever. even the Yankees. Also helps that the Giants just know how to kick in that extra gear when in the playoffs.
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White Sox signed David Robertson, too.
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i don't get why the A's traded addison just to get rid of shark
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If I am an A's fan, I am so pissed off with everything that has happened recently.  I understand their model.  Trade guys at their peak for a group of prospects.  It  has worked in the past.  I get it.

 

But these last couple trades have made no sense.  The Donaldson trade, although I think Lawrie is a waste of space, was understandable.  The Moss and Samardzija trade arent.  They traded two guys with a lot of value for low end prospects.  Semien is a utility player or borderline starting player.  The player the got for Moss was struggling to to hit .250 in AA. 

 

Billy has made some good moves in the past.  These last two trades just baffle me though.  If you are going to blow your team up and rebuild, you would think he would get better prospects....provided the fact that he is moving All Stars for them.

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don't forget giving billy butler 30 mill
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Thanks Watson...

...but that's what almost every team has been doing since, forever. even the Yankees. Also helps that the Giants just know how to kick in that extra gear when in the playoffs.


You're the one who had to address this with snarky remarks like homegrown talent wasn't a huge part of the Giants winning these World Series'. You said, "your core is, but that's about it..." How is anyone else supposed to interpret that unless you clearly state your full opinion?

And I'm fully aware of teams doing this in the past. The Yankees of the late 90's to early 00's was a perfect example. And no, not every team does that. They might try, but they fail...Just like the Blue Jays, Mets, so on a so forth.

Can't stand replies like that. mean.gif

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what ******* team is throwing lester 7 years, $175M?!?! **** you
When S&T has that moment of clarity: "...we're grasping at straws talking about Spygate, Deflategate, the system, French kissing relatives, UGGs, Trump, etc." - @trey ohh five
When S&T has that moment of clarity: "...we're grasping at straws talking about Spygate, Deflategate, the system, French kissing relatives, UGGs, Trump, etc." - @trey ohh five
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what ******* team is throwing lester 7 years, $175M?!?! **** you
Dodgers? 👀
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Detroit is about to overreact to the White Sox getting Robertson and Samardzija and give Scherzer and Price $150-200M each.

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Scherzer doesn't want to stay in Det I thought? He already turned down a big contract with them.


Yankees told Robertson last night that they wouldn't make him an offer.
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I don't know if he doesn't wanna stay in Detroit but I think him turning down the offer had more to do with Boras wanting his clients to become free agents so they can get what he thinks is the best deal possible. Boras probably thinks he can get him 6-7 years $150-190M, thats why he turned down the 6 year $144M deal.

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I still don't see how you turn down 6 years $144. With so many injuries and so many "what ifs" that can happen, I don't think it is worth the risk. Obviously it may work out for him now, but if I would have been in that same position a year ago no way I turn that down
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Great chance Kemp goes to San Diego.
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Great chance Kemp goes to San Diego.
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