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2013 International Signing Period

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by DoitDickau, Mar 26, 2013.

  1. tellitlikeitis

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    Well, he's not even 20 yet, but..... whoops.

    So... I suppose you're Jiminy Cricket, and Felix Francisco is Pinocchio.

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    No, they didn't really. Implicit in most prospect comparisons is a sort of worst case/best case scenario. Everyone just uses the "best case" as a way of saying what a player "could" be.

    Thus Rio Ruiz can be Eric Chavez, and so forth.

    For a guy who reads so much, I thought you'd know this.
     
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    Sweet black baby jeebus, it was just a joke. Thanks for setting me straight though.
     
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    Never too late for him to shovel cocaine up his nose like Straw.
     
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    Never understood how stimulants could help you focus at the plate, but it obviously worked for many, many great players.
     
  7. tellitlikeitis

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    The Astros' #4 slot carried a value of $213,000.

    Now that it's been traded to the Orioles, the Astros now have $1,901,000 remaining in their bonus pool, less the bonuses for Fernandez, Duarte, and Tejada.
     
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  9. tellitlikeitis

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    $$.

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Int'l Update: International Reviews: Houston Astros - See also: 2012 Astros International Review See also: 2011 Am... <a href="http://t.co/0Eja5HeGoh">http://t.co/0Eja5HeGoh</a></p>&mdash; Baseball America (@BaseballAmerica) <a href="https://twitter.com/BaseballAmerica/statuses/443776972922290176">March 12, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    The six-figure signings from this period combined to receive $3,010,000.
     

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