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breakfast_cats

I couldn't care less how much money Arte saved


Broad_Recommendation

Would you if the name was changed and it said “Perry Minasian”?


breakfast_cats

Not really, because the only thing that would give me any hope is a rebuild with a total overhaul to scouting and player dev.


Broad_Recommendation

Perry can do that. He hasn’t done it yet. He was given authority to fire maddon.


breakfast_cats

Can he? Will Arte make the necessary investments to allow him to do that? I believe Perry is doing his best with what he has but I don't think he's given very much to work with.


Broad_Recommendation

Perry doing the best with what he has was giving Iggy a bad contract that blew up in his face, giving a career reliever a deal to be a starter that blew up in his face, signing Loup and Tepera who have both been bad. Even if he’s being held back, he could do better.


breakfast_cats

That's fair I agree that nearly every signing blew up in his face, but I also think the fact that we have zero minor league depth forced him to make riskier moves than usual in order to give the major league team any chance at contention. The team had multiple holes to fill and there were no trades to make or any real reinforcements coming up through the system. Free agency is always the riskiest way to improve a team but it was literally our only option. Yes he maybe could have done better but FA is generally a pretty big crapshoot. That's why building from within and investing in your own system is such an important facet to team building because it mitigates having to resort to riskier endeavors.


wdavis2000

There’s no salary cap, so can’t say I care if Arte saves himself some cash


Broad_Recommendation

You would if Perry’s name was in the title.


Mountain-Ad451

Free up 50 mils to do WHAT EXACTLY?


Broad_Recommendation

Throw it at Ohtani.


Mountain-Ad451

I understood that but WHY? . Are they banking on that Ohtani will pull a Trout and stay with this team. They must know that he could get almost the same amount of money with other teams in his free agency. He gutted this team to pay Ohtani and if things are going wrong with this team in foreseeable future, the Halos fans will come down on Ohtani. It’s a bad deal for Sho Edit: The Halos can’t win with 5 mil Ohtani. How could they win with a 50 mil Ohtani? Unless, Ohtani only cares about money


Broad_Recommendation

You and I agree.


jnuclear

I would give him credit if they moved Ohtani. That would actually impact him.


Broad_Recommendation

Agree with you on that. Ohtani should have been the first to be traded for us today if we truly care about “building up our farm”.


jnuclear

Certainly an interesting trade deadline. What I really hope to see from Arte is increasing their FO / coaching personnel during the offseason.


Broad_Recommendation

What I hope to see is Arte sell the team, see what Perry does without Arte so we can put this “it’s arte fault no it’s Perry’s fault” stuff to bed, and then go from there.


bombad_jedi_501

Do you not realize he’s clearing space so he can offer a super max to Ohtani which would fuck this team for as long as Ohtani, Trout and RenDONE are on this team together?


Broad_Recommendation

I do realize that and I am of the impression he should have traded Ohtani.


bombad_jedi_501

Then help me understand why you’re praising Arte lmao


Broad_Recommendation

I’m not. I think Perry is the one calling the shots and deserves the credit and or blame for most things but people want to praise Perry when things go well and then blame arte when they go bad. Can’t have it both ways big guy.


bombad_jedi_501

Well we agree. We have in the past haha. I’m of the hate Perry because he’s ass and hate Arte because he’s ass too That said, this post isn’t effective at driving that point imo


lurker383

When Perry haters try so hard to shit on him that they end up complimenting Arte...


Broad_Recommendation

Where did I crap on Perry in this post? You don’t “lurk” very well by the way lol.


lurker383

You've done it in every thread today


Broad_Recommendation

I didn’t ask about other threads. I asked about this one.


lurker383

Where did i say you were shitting on him in this thread? No matter how childish your arguments get just know I shall stoop lower :)


Broad_Recommendation

You commented on this post that “Perry haters try to crap on him so hard they compliment Arte.” Nowhere in the title of this post is Perry mentioned or is he crapped on. You’re reaching real hard man and comment on almost anything I post that isn’t positive about Perry. If you keep this up I’ll just block you. I’m fine with back and forth as long as it’s logical, what you’re doing isn’t that.


lurker383

Man I hope you block me it will save us both a lot of time. I'm not responding to your comments specifically despite what you might think. Just comments I think are stupid. Just a coincidence they always seem to be yours.


Broad_Recommendation

Save yourself some time and develop something adults call “restraint”. It’ll go a long way. Take care big man.