Daily Notes: Contract Crowdsourcing, DH Types

Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.

1. Best Possible Michael Bourn-Related Headlines
2. World Series Game One Event
3. Contract Crowdsourcing: DH Types

Best Possible Michael Bourn-Related Headlines
In yesterday’s edition of the Notes, dedicated largely to contract crowdsourcing for center-field free agents, I asked readers to submit the best possible Michael Bourn-related headlines. Below are seven notable contributions, with varying degrees of absurdity:

Bourn Again (if signed by Atlanta or Philadelphia)

Bourn-ography! (TMZ headline for when compromising Michael Bourn pics surface)

Bourn Supremacy: Red Sox Take Lead in Sweepstakes for Center Fielder

Bourn to Fly with Blue Jays

Hope ReBourn

Michael Bourn Eaten by Prince Fielder

Michael Bourn Receives 5-Year, $85 million deal, Daily Notes Commenter Praised for Astute Assessment

World Series Game One Event
WS, Game 1 (0-0 Tie) | Detroit at San Francisco | 20:00 ET on FOX
DET: Justin Verlander (238.1 IP, 80 xFIP-, 6.8 WAR)
SF: Barry Zito (184.1 IP, 126 xFIP-, 0.8 WAR)

Contract Crowdsourcing: DH Types
Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. FanGraphs is asking readers to estimate the years and average annual dollar values likely to be received by certain notable free agents. We continue today with DH types. (Click here for more on the contract crowdsourcing project.)

Other positions: Catchers / First Basemen / Second Basemen / Third Basemen / Shortstops / Corner Outfielders / Center Fielders.

Player Page: Travis Hafner

Player Page: Raul Ibanez

Player Page: David Ortiz

Player Page: Luke Scott

Player Page: Delmon Young



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Julian
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Julian
3 years 11 months ago

Are you a Mike Trout fan, by any chance?

Jaack
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Jaack
3 years 11 months ago

This is either a really stupid Cabrera supporter, or an ever so slightly less stupid Trout supporter.

jcxy
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jcxy
3 years 11 months ago

ha! +1

JayT
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JayT
3 years 11 months ago

Dr. Internet, I presume?

RMD
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RMD
3 years 11 months ago

It’ll be interesting to see where Young ends up. Even Detroit won’t want their postseason hero back, considering Victor Martinez is returning to mostly DH and they have a crowded outfield. I don’t see him getting anything other than a one-year “prove it” deal. The DH market is too convoluted and teams are too smart to overpay for a guy with limited skill sets. I bet the NL adopts the DH in 2014 and that is really good news for him.

theroundsquare
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theroundsquare
3 years 11 months ago

I wonder if Houston, who’ll need a DH for the first time, could be the landing spot for Delmon Young.

maxjusttyped
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maxjusttyped
3 years 11 months ago

There’s a little Dr. Internet in us all.

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