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by Cubswin11
Tue Nov 20, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Rule 5 draft/40 man roster
Replies: 11
Views: 260

Re: Rule 5 draft/40 man roster

CubsWin wrote:
Cubswin11 wrote:We lost that Rowengardner dude we claimed from the Mets last month to the Rangers. 40-man now at 38.

You mean Reinheimer?

Yeah
by Cubswin11
Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Ian Clarkin claimed from CWS
Replies: 8
Views: 132

Re: Ian Clarkin claimed from CWS

A few write ups on him.... ) Ian Clarkin, LHP, Grade C+: Age 22, first round pick by the Yankees in 2013, traded to White Sox in Todd Frazier deal; posted 2.60 ERA in 87 innings between the two organizations in High-A, 63/33 K/BB; once a top prospect but stock has dropped due to durability, has neve...
by Cubswin11
Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Ian Clarkin claimed from CWS
Replies: 8
Views: 132

Re: Ian Clarkin claimed from CWS

His AA numbers suck but like others have said there’s some pedigree. Get him in to take a look and I would think we will try and sneak him back through waivers to get him off the 40-man at some point and if he clears, great maybe he’s a relief prospect and if some other team claims him so what.
by Cubswin11
Tue Nov 20, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Week 12: Bears @ Lions Turkey Day on CBS at 11:30
Replies: 72
Views: 1141

Re: Week 12: Bears @ Lions Turkey Day on CBS at 11:30

UMFan83 wrote:
Brian707 wrote:Yeah sure sounds like he is out.


I dunno. Schefter tweeted that the bears are leaning towards him playing per a source

Maybe Dr. Gryzlo is his source after he got a look at Mitch
by Cubswin11
Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Rule 5 draft/40 man roster
Replies: 11
Views: 260

Re: Rule 5 draft/40 man roster

We lost that Rowengardner dude we claimed from the Mets last month to the Rangers. 40-man now at 38.
by Cubswin11
Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Cubs TV broadcast rights
Replies: 42
Views: 2330

Re: Cubs TV broadcast rights

If all those companies are in on bidding for RSN’s I have a hard time believing our TV Deal is falling short of what we were projecting we could get that could allegedly be the reason we are crying poor all the sudden. And if our projections aren’t matching the reality of what we can get I’d blame ...
by Cubswin11
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Cubs TV broadcast rights
Replies: 42
Views: 2330

Re: Cubs TV broadcast rights

If all those companies are in on bidding for RSN’s I have a hard time believing our TV Deal is falling short of what we were projecting we could get that could allegedly be the reason we are crying poor all the sudden. And if our projections aren’t matching the reality of what we can get I’d blame i...
by Cubswin11
Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: 2018-19 Offseason Rumors
Replies: 13
Views: 885

Re: 2018-19 Offseason Rumors

by Cubswin11
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Week 12: Bears @ Lions Turkey Day on CBS at 11:30
Replies: 72
Views: 1141

Re: Week 12: Bears @ Lions Turkey Day on CBS at 11:30

Umm.... https://twitter.com/chisportupdates/status/1064671087169015808?s=21 https://twitter.com/cemma670/status/1064670142171414529?s=21 He did look like he was cringing a decent amount when he took that hit on that slide last night. I thought it might have been his ribs or wind knocked out of him ...
by Cubswin11
Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The 2018-2019 Cubs Offseason Rumors & Discussion Thread - "On wrongs swift vengeance waits..."
Replies: 571
Views: 24143

Re: The 2018-2019 Cubs Offseason Rumors & Discussion Thread - "On wrongs swift vengeance waits..."

Now that the Mariners sell off is official hopefully we can go get Pazos and dump at least one of Kintzler/Duensing/Chatwood’s contract there
by Cubswin11
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Paxton to Yankees
Replies: 11
Views: 511

Paxton to Yankees

by Cubswin11
Mon Nov 19, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: 2018-19 Other Team Offseason Transactions Not Worth a New Thread
Replies: 41
Views: 2832

Re: 2018-19 Other Team Offseason Transactions Not Worth a New Thread

2/10 for Suzuki seems a bit rich for a not quite full time starting C but better than a backup C type guy who’s 35 and even though he’s had two back to back 2 WAR years he pretty much netted 0 WAR the previous 2 years before that and has more sub 1 WAR seasons the last 7 years than over 1 WAR years....
by Cubswin11
Mon Nov 19, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 4007
Views: 253393

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

I think this is going to turn in to an absolute mess

by Cubswin11
Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: General Cubs Chit-Chat
Replies: 5310
Views: 342255

Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

This guy is replacing Muskat

by Cubswin11
Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Bryce is Right, Bitch
Replies: 1101
Views: 63796

Re: The Bryce is Right, Bitch

by Cubswin11
Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: 2018-19 Other Team Offseason Transactions Not Worth a New Thread
Replies: 41
Views: 2832

Re: 2018-19 Other Team Offseason Transactions Not Worth a New Thread

Sounds like Sonny Gray is close to getting traded
by Cubswin11
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The 2018-2019 Cubs Offseason Rumors & Discussion Thread - "On wrongs swift vengeance waits..."
Replies: 571
Views: 24143

Re: The 2018-2019 Cubs Offseason Rumors & Discussion Thread - "On wrongs swift vengeance waits..."

Kluber is INSANELY good. The Indians, if they traded him, would receive an absolute HAUL. His last 5 seasons? Over 200 innings each year. 31 fWAR. Seriously, THIRTY ONE. 32.6 bWAR. I mean....... horsefeathers lol. The Indians can and would do much better than anything we've got to offer, that start...
by Cubswin11
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Bryce is Right, Bitch
Replies: 1101
Views: 63796

Re: The Bryce is Right, Bitch

Sammy Sofa wrote:
Cubswin11 wrote:horsefeathering pizza


That's freaky.

Somewhere, Minnesota’s buddy just got another idea of a feature to add to his sex club
by Cubswin11
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Bryce is Right, Bitch
Replies: 1101
Views: 63796

Re: The Bryce is Right, Bitch

Bryce, if you’re reading this, please sign ASAP so we can stop talking about horsefeathering pizza
by Cubswin11
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The 2018-2019 Cubs Offseason Rumors & Discussion Thread - "On wrongs swift vengeance waits..."
Replies: 571
Views: 24143

Re: The 2018-2019 Cubs Offseason Rumors & Discussion Thread - "On wrongs swift vengeance waits..."

If the Mariners are tearing it down, why would they trade for an arb eligible headliner in Schwarber? Especially for Diaz, who would garner tons of interest and Seattle could define the shape of the return. Dipoto always likes the half ass it between competing and rebuilding is my only rebuttal bec...
by Cubswin11
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The 2018-2019 Cubs Offseason Rumors & Discussion Thread - "On wrongs swift vengeance waits..."
Replies: 571
Views: 24143

Re: The 2018-2019 Cubs Offseason Rumors & Discussion Thread -

minnesotacubsfan wrote:
Transmogrified Tiger wrote:If the Mariners are tearing it down, why would they trade for an arb eligible headliner in Schwarber? Especially for Diaz, who would garner tons of interest and Seattle could define the shape of the return.


Because Cruz/Schwarber would be awesome

Cruz is a FA
by Cubswin11
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: General Cubs Chit-Chat
Replies: 5310
Views: 342255

Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

https://twitter.com/EricFisherSBJ/status/1063106249141706752?s=19 I know there are some concerns about the Cubs' tv deal given the alleged money crunch this winter, but this is certainly a very positive sign. Yeah I posted basically this in the Sports Media thread when Jersey posted a similar tweet...
by Cubswin11
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 4007
Views: 253393

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Yeah I don’t think we are anywhere near a full time team there. Maybe a random series or 3 moved there during the year or like doing this Japan Series thing there in the offseason, but I don’t think we are close to a full time team working there.
by Cubswin11
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Sports Media Thread
Replies: 1144
Views: 60219

Re: Sports Media Thread

jersey cubs fan wrote:https://twitter.com/BNightengale/status/1063092767834992642

If the national deal got a healthy bump, hopefully that means whatever we are trying to pull off with our TV deal isn’t totally horsefeathers.
by Cubswin11
Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The 2018-2019 Cubs Offseason Rumors & Discussion Thread - "On wrongs swift vengeance waits..."
Replies: 571
Views: 24143

Re: The 2018-2019 Cubs Offseason Rumors & Discussion Thread - "On wrongs swift vengeance waits..."

My buddy just said he saw a rumor on ESPN about Schwarber and Azlolay for Edwin Diaz. Even being a huge Schwarber fan, contingent on making a big offensive free agent signing, I...don't hate it? I’d probably do that. Especially if Bryce is in play and if they’d take Kintzler or Duensing back in the...

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