Thursday, January 31, 2008

The Building of a Contender


The Austin Chin Music roster (salary and years left under contract) is below, along with how each player was acquired. Obviously, for me trades have been the way to this point. The team sits at 56-24 in season 7, with one championship (season 2) under its belt.

C - Cory Speaker ($7.875M/1) - Acquired via trade in season 5 along with LF - Brent Pose from Santa Fe for 3B - Alex Olivares and P - Adrian O'Connor.
C - Josias Nieves ($378K/1) - Acquired via trade in season 5 along with Rafael Osuna from Cleveland for P - Elvis Nicholson, C - Calvin Chase, and 2B - Bump Monahan.
1B - Fritz Gaillard ($4.9M/4) - Acquired via trade in season 7 along with SS - Torey Benavente from Scottsdale for 3B - Ron Turner, P - Ernest Holdridge, and SS - Harry Nieves (I regret this one).
2B - Richie Lowry ($500K/1) - Acquired as a free agent in season 4.
3B - Dusty Mann ($7.3M/5) - Acquired via trade in season 4 from Philadelphia for P - Raul Santana.
SS - Blaine Serrano ($360K/1) - Acquired via trade in season 5 along with 2B - Bump Monahan from Texas for P - Matt Adams (another trade I regret making).
SS - Torey Benavente ($343K/1) - Acquired via trade in season 7 along with 1B - Fritz Gaillard from Scottsdale for 3B - Ron Turner, P - Ernest Holdridge, and SS - Harry Nieves (see above).
LF - Willie Chavez ($9.5M/2) - Acquired via trade in season 5 from Augusta for LF - Ray Alexander and P - Rob Sanders.
LF - Bo Callaway ($1.23M/1) - Acquired via waivers in season 5.
CF - John Wolf ($5.6M/2) - Acquired via free agency in season 6.
RF - Willie Cambridge ($8.5M/1) - Acquired via trade in season 5 from Charleston for P - Seth Carter and CF - Brady Ward.
DH - Philip Ross ($343/1) - Acquired via Rule 5 in season 6.

SP - Rafael Osuna ($396K/1) - Acquired via trade in season 5 along with C - Josias Nieves from Cleveland for P - Elvis Nicholson, C - Calvin Chase, and 2B - Bump Monahan.
SP - Rico Cruz ($378K/1) - Acquired via trade in season 5 along with P - Chuck Griffin and 1B - Omar Franco from Pittsburgh for RF - Achilles Snow, SS - Juan Gonzalez, and C - Tommy Broome.
SP - Chuck Griffin ($5.4M/2) - Acquired via trade in season 5 along with P - Rico Cruz and 1B - Omar Franco from Pittsburgh for RF - Achilles Snow, SS - Juan Gonzalez, and C - Tommy Broome.
SP - Bret Ross ($378K/1) - Acquired via trade in season 5 along with Ps - Adrian O'Connor and Stven Sinclair from Honolulu for RF - Albert James and 1B - Julian Sanchez.
SP - Monte Griffin ($925K/1) - Acquired via free agency in season 7.
LR - Dan Ripken ($378K/1) - Acquired via trade in season 5 from Tampa Bay for P - Sid Tanner.
LR - Wilfredo Ortiz ($343K/1) - Acquired via Rule 5 in season 6.
SU - Darwin Daniels ($360K/1) - Acquired via trade in season 5 from Philadelphia for P - Jumbo Santiago.
SU - Seth Bold ($4.1/3) - Acquired via free agency in season 7.
SU - Damon Daneker ($2.4M/1) - Acquired via trade in season 5 from Rochester for 1B - Apollo Reid, LF - Luke Smart, and P - Bernard Harris.
SU - Dude Simpson ($378K/1) - Only original Chin Music on ML team).
SU - Ken Cortes ($1.4M/1) - Acquired via free agency in season 2.
CL - Jerry Price ($4.8M/2) - Acquired via trade in season 6 along with P - Ivan Diaz from New Orleans for Ps - Benji Nunez and Sammy Martin.

1 comment:

kjmulli said...

good stuff TX, hope you don't mind me throwing ur logo in there for a little eye candy.