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by Tedward
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cubs Select Trevor Megill in Rule 5/V/Five Draft
Replies: 24
Views: 1277

Re: Cubs Select Trevor Megill in Rule 5/V/Five Draft

Appears that we lost two players - Rucker and Machin ...
by Tedward
Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: 2019-20 Offseason Rumors/General Chit-Chat
Replies: 1137
Views: 57955

Re: 2019-20 Offseason Rumors/General Chit-Chat

Here's a trade proposal from ESPN's David Schoenfield posted earlier this morning. Not sure I like the idea of moving two of our core guys for such a prospect heavy package, but there are some interesting names involved. ..................................................................................
by Tedward
Fri Oct 04, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: 2020 roster
Replies: 947
Views: 57801

Re: 2020 roster

I'm entirely baffled by how Q is in the top 30 of starter WAR (fangraphs), his numbers look so damn pedestrian. But then, so does everyone elses, thats the juiced ball for you Me too. bWAR has him at a 0.7 ... Not sure why there's such a wide disparity... Hendricks for example is pretty consistent ...
by Tedward
Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Musings
Replies: 1870
Views: 225272

Re: Minor League Musings

Bertz wrote:
CaliforniaRaisin wrote:
Cubswin11 wrote:No Amaya??


Since I think Amaya is the Cubs best prospect, I definitely think that's an oversight on BA's part.


I feel like BA has a lot more oversights the past few years


Hmmn... Omitting Amaya ... maybe that's why they had us with the 29th overall farm system recently ...
by Tedward
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cubs get Castellanos for Lange and Richan
Replies: 54
Views: 6045

Re: Cubs get Castellanos for Lange and Richan

The Ricketts quibbling over half a mill is some real looney tunes horsefeathers I’m honestly shocked we won a World Series with these owners in the first place, the way they’ve become Scrooge McDucks all of a sudden is dramatic The fact that we won a World Series with them is a good deal of why the...
by Tedward
Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Musings
Replies: 1870
Views: 225272

Re: Minor League Musings

https://twitter.com/sahadevsharma/status/1146048327672389632 Once word got out that Hultzen might be throwing for scouts, the Cubs closed a deal with him before others could get a look. Hultzen ended up getting 6 2/3 innings with the Cubs’ Arizona League team and a pair at Triple-A Iowa toward the ...
by Tedward
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Adbert up, Collins DFA’d
Replies: 20
Views: 2122

Re: Adbert up, Collins DFA’d

Cubswin11 wrote:https://twitter.com/mdgonzales/status/1141553458614587392?s=21


Mets putting in a waiver claim for Collins in 3....2.....1 ...
by Tedward
Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The 2018-2019 Cubs Offseason Rumors & Discussion Thread AKA The Rickettssss take a dump on EVERYTHING
Replies: 1249
Views: 114711

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

champaignchris wrote:
TomtheBombadil wrote:Waiting on Arenado over Harper/Machado is dumb and very hard to believe


Right. If you’re going to do that, why not just wait another year for 29-year-old Mike Trout.


Because he's going home to Philly
by Tedward
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Rule 5 draft/40 man roster
Replies: 37
Views: 3448

Re: Rule 5 draft/40 man roster

Post Count Padder wrote:Today is the deadline for adding players to the 40 man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 draft. Who is at risk? Any other teams players of note?


I believe Steele & Clifton will be exposed if they aren't protected
by Tedward
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Bryce is Right, Bitch
Replies: 3519
Views: 259504

Re: The Bryce is Right, Bitch

Not that it's far from Elmhurst at all, but GE is where my mom's side of the family is from (and mostly still are), and it's always weird to me to find someone else from there. I'll be spending Christmas at my grandmother's tiny house right by Glenbard. Ha, that's great! Me too, my parents still li...
by Tedward
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Love, exciting and new
Replies: 3
Views: 1059

Re: Love, exciting and new

"Love Boat" reference .... well done Gooney
by Tedward
Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: 2018 AFL
Replies: 183
Views: 20364

Re: 2018 AFL

From the Athletic .... Player of the Week: Nico Hoerner, SS, Cubs 60 AB, 21 H, 7 R, 2 2B, 1 3B, HR, 8 RBI (14 games) With their top pick for 2018, the Chicago Cubs opted for the bat of Stanford University shortstop Nico Hoerner and it hasn’t taken long this fall season to see what made him so attrac...
by Tedward
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Regular Season Rumors
Replies: 710
Views: 66099

Re: Regular Season Rumors

I really wanted an Eovaldi. Same. I figured he was ours if we really wanted him. And the return wasn't that great. Hopefully we get Wheeler now I'd like Wheeler as well, but can't help but think the Mets brass is going underground now after being ridiculed in the media with their weak return on Fam...
by Tedward
Sun Jul 01, 2018 2:27 am
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-30-18
Replies: 13
Views: 1183

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-30-18

Keegan Thompson is very interesting....
by Tedward
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Musings
Replies: 1870
Views: 225272

Re: Minor League Musings place holder.

More accolades on Amaya from a recent Jeff Passan prospect report... seems like we may have a new #1 prospect by seasons end . Miguel Amaya, C, Chicago Cubs (Low-A): One scout said he’s the best player in the Midwest League. Another said he’s one of the five best catching prospects in baseball. For ...
by Tedward
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Amateur Baseball
Topic: 2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread
Replies: 666
Views: 63457

Re: 2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

jersey cubs fan wrote:Who got the pedo?


Not picked yet
by Tedward
Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Amateur Baseball
Topic: 2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread
Replies: 666
Views: 63457

Re: 2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

r_mack wrote:Do the Cubs pick again tonight?


Yes, three more picks
by Tedward
Mon Jun 04, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Musings
Replies: 1870
Views: 225272

Re: Minor League Musings place holder.

Amaya makes the BA Hot Sheet this week. 17. Miguel Amaya, C, Cubs Team: Low Class A South Bend (Midwest) Age: 19 Why He’s Here: .438/.571/.875 (7-for-16), 4 R, 1 2B, 2 HR, 7 RBIs, 5 BB, 5 SO The Scoop: The Cubs signed Amaya for $1 million out of Panama when he was 16 in 2015, but his performance the...
by Tedward
Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Amateur Baseball
Topic: 2018 Draft Thread
Replies: 565
Views: 71848

Re: 2018 Draft Thread

Don’t be the Cubs, don’t be the Cubs: https://twitter.com/lindseyadler/status/1002579257309253637?s=21 It’s not. I was assured by a guy who “knows things” that they aren’t connected to him. Thank goodness ... Just read Rosenthal's article in the Athletic regarding his situation. I wouldn't want tha...
by Tedward
Tue May 22, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Amateur Baseball
Topic: 2018 Draft Thread
Replies: 565
Views: 71848

Re: 2018 Draft Thread

The Athletic has posted their 1st round Mock
They have the Cubs selecting Greyson Jenista, OF Wichita State
by Tedward
Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Bears 2018 Offseason: Matt Nagy Hired as Head Coach
Replies: 1469
Views: 116767

Re: Bears 2018 Offseason: Matt Nagy Hired as Head Coach

UMFan83 wrote:I really don't know much about Trey Burton...what are his strengths (sorry dont have Athletic sub)? Is he signing to be as starter?


Solid pass catching TE, not as strong in the blocking game.
by Tedward
Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Wade Davis Signs with the Rockies, 3/$52 M
Replies: 40
Views: 4101

Re: Wade Davis Signs with the Rockies, 3/$52 M

Jeez, between McGee, Shaw, and now Davis, the Rockies have some serious coin tied up long term in their pen. Wow.
by Tedward
Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Manny Machado Traded to the Dodgers
Replies: 469
Views: 52195

Re: Orioles are shopping Machado (and he wants to go back to SS)

The Logan wrote:Woke up to this gem on the front of the ESPN MLB section

http://www.espn.com/blog/chicago/cubs/p ... uster-deal


I'd also want Gausman back as part of a much larger deal.
by Tedward
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Winter Meetings 2017 thread
Replies: 178
Views: 15168

Re: Winter Meetings 2017 thread

by Tedward
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Mock Off Season Thread
Replies: 221
Views: 18622

Re: The Mock Off Season Thread

By the way, our 2nd pick should be coming after the FIRST round. It looks likevweve got a great shot at getting TWO comp picks after the 1st Round. All that needs to happen is for Jake and Wade to each sign for over 50 mill. If not, we receive picks after the 2nd for them. Davell, I'm not sure the ...

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