Saturday, December 5, 2015

Saturday Winter Meetings Update

While we wonder what the heck even is the University of Texas football team, here are some updates from Nashville:

*The Astros want to upgrade their bullpen with a strong 9th-inning closer, says Brian McTaggart, specifically mentioning Aroldis Chapman, Brad Boxberger, and Ken Giles. He also mentions there is mutual interest between the Astros and free agent Tony Sipp.

*Jerry Crasnick tweeted that the Astros have discussed Drew Storen as a possible target, but more as a Plan B if they don't land one of the aforementioned closers.

*Jeff Samardzija got 5yrs/$90m from the Giants. So just give Dallas Keuchel 6yrs/$100m already.

6 comments:

Eight-Soft said...

Samardzija blows yet you want to give Keuchel less?

Jason Thibodeaux said...

Keuckel is arbitration for 3 of the years so not apples to apples comparison for contract.

Jason Thibodeaux said...

Keuckel is arbitration for 3 of the years so not apples to apples comparison for contract.

Chaz R said...

Jordan Zimmermann got 5/$110. I think that's the opening offer in the bargaining for Keuchel.

Chaz R said...

Astros could get Storen cheap after he imploded at the end of the 2015 season. I'd bet on a come back year for him in 2016.

Anonymous said...

I think Storan is a good answer for the Astros. I think it'll cost much less and we won't mortgage the future.