BPCelio Offseason Plan


“Get set up for your attack run”-Garven Dreis


  • Nomar Mazara:                  NON-TENDER
  • Carlos Rodón: $4.5M        TENDER
  • Lucas Giolito: $2.5M         TENDER
  • Reynaldo López: $1.7M    TENDER
  • Evan Marshall: $1.3M       TENDER
  • Adam Engel: $1M                TENDER
  • Jace Fry: $800K                   TENDER
  • Yolmer Sánchez:                NON-TENDER


  • Edwin Encarnación:         DECLINE
  • Gio González:                       DECLINE
  • Leury García: $3.5M          EXERCISE


  • Alex Colomé                                   LET GO
  • James McCann                               LET GO
  • Jarrod Dyson                                  LET GO


Here’s a first: Pick your manager and pitching coach, with any elaboration.

  • Manager: AJ Hinch
  • Pitching coach: Whomever Hahn and Hinch agree on


  1. Marcus Stroman 4 years/$85 Million, 5th year vesting option with $5 Million buyout, AAV of  $22.5 Million
  2. Liam Hendricks 3 years/$48 Million, AAV of $16 Million
  3. Joc Pederson 4 years/$60 Million, AAV of $15 Million
  4. Yolmer Sanchez Minor League Deal


NONE. Save ammo for deadline


Payroll: $146.6 Million (plus Yolmer’s minimum salary)

GOALS: Balance out the lineup, put pressure on young starters to preform, make bullpen even tougher. Pederson is greater than the hopes of what they thought Mazara might be. Pairing him up with Engle in RF is good cot damn business. Stroman adds a frontline starter with greater playoff numbers than Bauer. Giolito, Stroman and Keuchel will match up with any team in October. With only 2 spots in the rotation; Dunning, Kopech, Cease, Rodon and Lopez have no margin for error. They can pitch in Chicago or Charlotte. Pressure creates diamonds or burst pipes. Hendricks levels up the Closer. Throwing Hendricks, Bummer and Marshall at the end of games…MERCY!!!

And rolling out another high caliber rookie for the 4th straight year, we get Andrew Vaughn splitting time with Abreu at 1B.

At bottom of roster, the Braintrust will need to figure out what to do about backup C. Do they focus on defense to compliment Grandal. Do they sacrifice that for more offense?. Garcia becomes the Super-Utility guy he was always meant to be. Sanchez over Mendick in my book and of course Engle.

BN C/TBD, OF/Adam Engle, IF/Yolmer Sanchez, IF-OF/Leury Garcia

  1. Tim Anderson           SS  R
  2. Yoan Moncada          3B  S
  3. Luis Robert                CF  R
  4. Yasmani Grandal      C    S
  5. Jose Abreu                 1B  R
  6. Eloy Jimenez              LF R
  7. Joc Pederson              RF L
  8. Andrew Vaughn        DH R
  9. Nick Madrigal           2B   R


  1. Lucias Giolito
  2. Marcus Stroman
  3. Dallas Keuchel
  4. Dunning*
  5. Kopech*
  6. Cease*
  7. Rodon*
  8. Lopez*



  • CL-Liam Hendricks
  • Aaron Bummer
  • Evan Marshall
  • Codi Heuer
  • Matt Foster
  • Jace Fry
  • Jimmy Cordero
  • TBD
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