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by Bull
Sat May 23, 2015 9:22 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Cubs Fire Renteria, Hire Maddon
Replies: 1123
Views: 54830

Re: Cubs Fire Renteria, Hire Maddon

Love it.

Floyd kinda threw Melvin under the bus there at the end.
by Bull
Thu May 07, 2015 9:50 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: The Quotable Joe Maddon (pure goodness thread)
Replies: 131
Views: 13904

Re: The Quotable Joe Maddon (pure goodness thread)

Do those dots represent the center of the ball? If so, the two on Bryant are close enough. You realize the scale for those plots are in feet, right? Yes and a 3" diameter ball puts those pitches an inch or two low or outside. Bad call, but not egregiously so. The one to Soler, however, wow. I'...
by Bull
Thu May 07, 2015 9:07 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: The Quotable Joe Maddon (pure goodness thread)
Replies: 131
Views: 13904

Re: The Quotable Joe Maddon (pure goodness thread)

scarey wrote:
Bull wrote:Do those dots represent the center of the ball? If so, the two on Bryant are close enough.


You realize the scale for those plots are in feet, right?

Yes and a 3" diameter ball puts those pitches an inch or two low or outside. Bad call, but not egregiously so. The one to Soler, however, wow.
by Bull
Thu May 07, 2015 9:03 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: The Quotable Joe Maddon (pure goodness thread)
Replies: 131
Views: 13904

Re: The Quotable Joe Maddon (pure goodness thread)

Do those dots represent the center of the ball? If so, the two on Bryant are close enough. If that's "close enough" then we shouldn't even bother having balls and strikes. If that is the center of a 3" diameter sphere, then the edge of than sphere is almost touching that 17" box.
by Bull
Thu May 07, 2015 8:57 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: The Quotable Joe Maddon (pure goodness thread)
Replies: 131
Views: 13904

Re: The Quotable Joe Maddon (pure goodness thread)

Do those dots represent the center of the ball? If so, the two on Bryant are close enough.
by Bull
Wed Apr 29, 2015 7:21 am
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Random Baseball Musings
Replies: 7362
Views: 210393

Re: Random Baseball Musings

Don't know how I beat OMC to this.... But Archie Bradley took a liner off his face/head tonight. Scary stuff http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--SRmbjsLX--/c_fit,fl_progressive,q_80,w_636/s7bvid1734uclxuqwovs.gif Clearly we need designated pitchers to pitch for pitchers so that they...
by Bull
Fri Apr 24, 2015 4:33 pm
Forum: Game Threads
Topic: 4/24 Cubs (aregood) (Lester) @ Reds (Leake) 6:05 CDT, CSN
Replies: 744
Views: 6701

Re: 4/24 Cubs (aregood) (Lester) @ Reds (Leake) 6:05 CDT, CS

nice to have fowler back. lester has been horrible so can we just make schwarber his personal catcher instead of ross Schwarber leads AA in almost every offensive category. Um. No. He doesn't even lead his own team in most offensive categories at the moment. He does, however, lead both Arismendy Al...
by Bull
Wed Apr 22, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baseball Is Fun Again
Replies: 73
Views: 3046

Re: Baseball Is Fun Again

MWV wrote:
Bull wrote:
shnsajax wrote:Was it Jason Castro that Meph was in love with?

Khalil Greene.


J.R. Towles.

Who was all about Khalil Greene?
by Bull
Wed Apr 22, 2015 10:52 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baseball Is Fun Again
Replies: 73
Views: 3046

Re: Baseball Is Fun Again

SouthSideRyan wrote:
David wrote:what was da bum actually banned for anyway?


Physical abnormalities.

Conduct unbecoming a pedophile.
by Bull
Wed Apr 22, 2015 10:51 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baseball Is Fun Again
Replies: 73
Views: 3046

Re: Baseball Is Fun Again

shnsajax wrote:Was it Jason Castro that Meph was in love with?

Khalil Greene.
by Bull
Wed Apr 22, 2015 10:49 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baseball Is Fun Again
Replies: 73
Views: 3046

Re: Baseball Is Fun Again

David wrote:what was da bum actually banned for anyway?

Threats of violence against babies. And puppies.
by Bull
Wed Apr 22, 2015 7:48 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: 03' Cubs + Maddon? What if..
Replies: 24
Views: 827

Re: 03' Cubs + Maddon? What if..

really you guys think im a troll? i been bleeding cubbie blue since 1984. if you feel that way ban me, or yourself. No one thinks you're a troll. 2003 is a real bad memory for most of us. ;) Because Baker killed prior by sending a rookie with 200 innings on his arm for the first time ever back out ...
by Bull
Wed Apr 22, 2015 7:24 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Hitler learns of the Cubs recent successes.
Replies: 9
Views: 648

Re: Hitler learns of the Cubs recent successes.

TruffleShuffle wrote:personally i don't see why hitler would be interested in whether cubs are playing well or poorly.

Clearly he is a Cardinals fan.
Best Fuhrer In Baseball
by Bull
Sat Apr 18, 2015 9:59 am
Forum: Game Threads
Topic: 4/18 Cubs (Hendricks) vs Padres (Ross) 1:20 on CSN
Replies: 374
Views: 4589

Re: 4/18 Cubs (Hendricks) vs Padres (Ross) 1:20 on CSN

Several references on yesterday's game thread to great ABs by Herrera. What did he do to "get in shields' head?
by Bull
Fri Apr 17, 2015 6:56 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Kris Bryant called up
Replies: 28
Views: 1502

Re: Kris Bryant called up

WrigleyField 22 wrote:
ConstableRabbit wrote:
biittner77 wrote:Will April 16th or 17th be forever known as Kris Bryant Day?

Krismas and Krismas Eve

[expletive] that. We're making it an 8 night event celebrating the 8 games in which we had to burn through [expletive] 3B.

Krismukuh.

Upvote
by Bull
Thu Apr 16, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Pitching prospects
Replies: 13
Views: 1028

Re: Pitching prospects

What is this "pitching prospect" you speak of?
by Bull
Wed Apr 15, 2015 11:51 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: La Stella to DL, Rosscup recalled
Replies: 9
Views: 1161

Re: La Stella to DL, Rosscup recalled

For two more days, one more game.
by Bull
Mon Apr 13, 2015 11:22 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Plate Discipline
Replies: 36
Views: 2410

Re: Plate Discipline

Add any 5 consecutive random games of Baez last year to those numbers. I would imagine it would drop them to middle of the pack.

The direction is clear, and I don't think javy can adapt.
by Bull
Sat Apr 11, 2015 11:02 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: ESPN on Jon Lester opening night
Replies: 14
Views: 1568

Re: ESPN on Jon Lester opening night

There may be a way to turn this to the Cubs' advantage. I would love to see our catchers start throwing to first after pitches to surprise runners who try to exploit lester's blass-sax-knoblauch disease.
by Bull
Thu Apr 09, 2015 9:25 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cubs Release Ryan Sweeney
Replies: 13
Views: 1680

Re: Cubs Release Ryan Sweeney

Yeah, when thinking of rosters, think of it as a limit, not a requirement.
by Bull
Wed Apr 08, 2015 1:18 pm
Forum: Game Threads
Topic: 4/8 Cardinals (Lynn) @ Cubs (Arrieta) 1:20 CT WLS TV
Replies: 430
Views: 12204

Re: 4/8 Cardinals (Lynn) @ Cubs (Arrieta) 1:20 CT WLS TV

Arrieta is amazing. Go-go gadget offense.
by Bull
Wed Apr 08, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: Game Threads
Topic: 4/8 Cardinals (Lynn) @ Cubs (Arrieta) 1:20 CT WLS TV
Replies: 430
Views: 12204

Re: 4/8 Cardinals (Lynn) @ Cubs (Arrieta) 1:20 CT WLS TV

UMFan83 wrote:When will the Cubs score their first run?

I'm voting for a 2 spot in the 6th today

The day Bryant is called up.
by Bull
Wed Apr 08, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Game Threads
Topic: 4/8 Cardinals (Lynn) @ Cubs (Arrieta) 1:20 CT WLS TV
Replies: 430
Views: 12204

Re: 4/8 Cardinals (Lynn) @ Cubs (Arrieta) 1:20 CT WLS TV

Beautiful!

Now offense: activate!
by Bull
Wed Apr 08, 2015 12:27 pm
Forum: Game Threads
Topic: 4/8 Cardinals (Lynn) @ Cubs (Arrieta) 1:20 CT WLS TV
Replies: 430
Views: 12204

Re: 4/8 Cardinals (Lynn) @ Cubs (Arrieta) 1:20 CT WLS TV

ctcf wrote:That's uh.... a pretty small strike zone today.

Any chance umpires are watching all this talk of framing, looking at the lists and adjusting?

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