Ians random offseason plan


This team was terrible in 2023, we need work at every position aside from cf, so luis is the only untouchable one because as much as I don’t want to waste his career here, we’ere not getting a better center fielder here for a while, everyone else can get shoved away bye bye. I’m also really bad at math and bound to go over the budget.


Write “tender,” “non-tender” or “rework/extend” after each player and their projected 2024 salaries. Feel free to offer explanation afterward if necessary.

  • Dylan Cease: $8.8M tender
  • Andrew Vaughn: $3.7M tender
  • Michael Kopech: $3.6M tender
  • Touki Toussaint: $1.7M tender
  • Trayce Thompson: $1.7M non tender
  • Garrett Crochet: $900K tender
  • Clint Frazier: $900K non tender
  • Matt Foster: $740K non tender


Write “pick up” or “decline” or “rework” after the option.

  • Tim Anderson: $14M ($1M buyout) decline
  • Liam Hendriks: $15M ($15M buyout, paid $1.5M annually over next 10 years) decline


Write “exercised” or “takes buyout.”

  • Mike Clevinger: $12M mutual option ($4 million buyout)exercised


  • Yasmani Grandal (Made $18.25M in 2023) let go
  • Elvis Andrus ($3M)let go
  • Bryan Shaw ($720K)let go
  • José Ureña ($720K) let go


No. 1: Rhys Hoskins(2 year 24 million dollar deal) we need a dh/first baseman who hits bombs because that’s our only way.( you might see a pattern in sluggers)

No. 2: Jordan Montgomery (3 year 70 million dollar) very good pitcher to hold down our rotation

No.3 Jun Hoo Lee(5 year 80 million) good lefty contact hitter in lefty friendly hitter park

No.4 Gary Sanchez (1 year 10 million dollar, club option for 2025) catcher to fill our needs a good defense good bat

No.5: Paul dejong, decent bat and defense will be a 1 year deal for 8 million with club options for 25 and 26

No.6: sign back gio to a 1 year prove yourself 15 mill deal with options for next year


No. 1: Trade Yoán Moncada Dylan cease, Arron bummer,benitedni, Clevenger and Sheets to balitmore for Heston Kjerstad, Austin Hay and Colton Cowser along with Jon Means. add to our outfield of Robert and lee because I’m also trading Benintendi, so prospects and a pitcher for those players is a pretty good haul.

No. 2: Trade Austin Hays and Touki Tousant to La dodgers For michal busch a trade for a team who needs a pitcher and left fielder also dumps the 75 million were paying him.


I will give colson mongomery a spring training invite to see if he can compete at the level if we like what we see I call him up, if not I leave him in triple A and move heston to short for the meantime

Now the line up rotation and bench but no bullpen cause idk who we have anymore.

line up

1.lee LF        L
2.vaughn 1st/dh     R
3.Robert CF     R
4.dejong 2B    R
5.cowser RF L
6.hoskins 1B/dh R
7.Sanchez   R
8.Colson or Heston SS    L/R

I have no bench


montgomery, giolito, means, kopech, crochet

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not so sure about your baltimore trade. Cease has loads of value, but Benintendi and Yoan have so much negative value, it probably erases any return Cease would bring. Not to mention Clevinger has been a free agent for a couple weeks now. Can’t trade him.


On behalf of everyone who can’t get the five minutes back, thank you for putting as much time into this “plan” as Rick Hahn put into negotiating with top free agents. Amazing!