See You Next Wednesday
Took over the club at the start of the 2038 season. A veteran team with not much going on in the minors. All of the pitchers were signed to 10-15M per year contracts through 2043? if memory serves by the AI. Budget at the time was 3rd in the league 130 up to 136M. Now 2nd from bottom, but returning huge profits.
Was smooth sailing (did trade for Ahern to the Tulips for Ammar; whom is now mashing in his own right and probably set the tone for his charge up the NL standings) with a 3-headed monster of Silky, Brain and Ekstrom in his prime.
After trading the arms over to the NL, no SL team has won the title. Key West has made a push. @Gooksta initially wanted Silky. But @Orlando came with an offer I had to consider. The closer was 'Pasta' Fahd. A FA signing 1.5 yrs prior in the hopes of combining with another player into replenishing the farm. OF Lieh Chen (injured this year; hopeful recovery from a posterior crucial ligament tear), 3 pitch Righty Paul Chesters (possible number 2; looking like an elite 3), Ragnar Enquist was a throw in for salary and 'Crash' (a pitcher with 2 avg and 2 abv pitches) and a 3rd rd pick in 2041 (turned into a possible back-end starter). I wanted OF Didier Mouton instead of Crash and a 3rd, but Lando wouldn't budge.
That same day in 2040, @OU11 came with a package that was hard to match of Lefty 6 pitch specialist Wu Li (reading through the 2040 thread I thought a 3-4; turning into an ace ), average util OF Gavin Hodge, 5-tool SS Ping (I forecasted a 100sb season; he had 6 through 10 G before his arm injury in the 9th of a game. ), and Jose Mostas a corner outfielder with the potential to be a solid 5-6-7 rbi, obp machine.
2041 Draft Cairo owned the 3rd overall pick. The 2 players the team wanted were taken beforehand (Last Resort and Tiny). So I put the pick up for trade. Once again within 10 minutes OU comes to the table. Done in 8 PM's total.
Amsterdam sent over the 7th (Scott Bell), 32nd (Larry Koubek), 33rd (Altagracia) and OF/cornerstone Harry Millburn. Cairo sent the 3rd (Haamid) and 19th (Haktanir).
That takes us up through 2041. No considerable transactions (trades) of note until today.
Next up? The drafts. 2039-2042. A breakdown of 2039-2040. And a projection with 2041-2042 prospects.