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Potential upgrades poll

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Stros4me, Dec 19, 2018.

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Which offensive player/position gives us the biggest upgrade?

  1. Realmuto at C (loss of Tucker)

    8 vote(s)
    24.2%
  2. Cruz at DH (2 year contract)

    9 vote(s)
    27.3%
  3. Harper at RF (8+ year contract)

    16 vote(s)
    48.5%
  1. Stros4me

    Stros4me Member

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    Which position gives us the greatest upgrade?

    If you could only make one move, and you take cost into the equation, which would you push to happen?
     
  2. No Worries

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    Sign Harper and then trade Tucker for Realmuto.
     
  3. Stros4me

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    So I take it if we could only do one of those he would take Harper?
     
  4. No Worries

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    We could do all three!

    It is not my money :D
     
  5. mightybosstone

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    Based solely on the poll question, which didn't account for cost, how is the answer not Harper?
     
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  6. sealclubber1016

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    Should have traded for Goldschmidt as well to round out our dream team.
     
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    It does account for cost. See the description under the poll.
     
  8. Joe Joe

    Joe Joe Go Stros!
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    Goldy should have been Plan A, Plan B, and Plan C.

    For the poll, Realmuto is too costly in terms of prospect. Harper is too costly in terms of cost. Cruz may be too costly in terms of cost, but is the most likely scenario of the three.
     
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    Yeah, I really wanted Goldy, particularly seeing how modest his return was.
     
  10. Jeremy Williams

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    I guess the Diamondbacks didn't feel that way. Time to move on!
     
  11. mightybosstone

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    Not really. The first post in the thread does, but the poll's question is simply which player provides the greatest upgrade. My point is that the poll doesn't account for cost, even if OP addresses it in the thread itself. That's going to skew the results of the poll.
     
  12. Stros4me

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    Well, I created the poll and the thread and the same time, clarifying it for you. So there is that.
     
  13. Rockets12

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    None of the above. I'd rather get a pitcher and not have to rely on Peacock/rookies for 2 rotation slots
     
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  14. Stros4me

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    There is nothing that says we can’t upgrade offense and sign one of Harper or Cruz. If you want to trade Tucker for an elite SP, I get that, but we can still buy an upgrade too.
     
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    Yeah I agree I was mainly thinking about all the realmuto rumors. I really don't see Harper signing with the Astros at all though, so I'll vote Cruz
     
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