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by KrisBryantisaBeast
Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 22653
Views: 774466

Re: Politics & Current Events

So this guy wants universal healthcare, doesn’t take PAC money, seems to care about the poor/middle class, and could sit at a table with Trudeau and Macron without playing the role of discheveled old slob. Seems intriguing, if for no other reason than he’s under 60. Anyone have good reasons why he ...
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:52 am
Forum: Amateur Baseball
Topic: 2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread
Replies: 539
Views: 13055

Re: 2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

Who are these people.
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Thu May 24, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 5-23-18
Replies: 28
Views: 627

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 5-23-18

Went to the Iowa/ Round rock game tonight. Cubs pitched well and Bote hit a 2 run homer.
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Rizzo to 10-Day DL, Efren Navarro Up
Replies: 19
Views: 1687

Re: Rizzo to 10-Day DL, Bote? Up

badger wrote:


Who's that?
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Offseason Transactions
Replies: 523
Views: 42018

Re: Offseason Transactions

Do the Cubs save money by releasing Grimm now? And if so I wonder if they will be enough under the luxury tax threshold to go out and sign Greg Holland.
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread
Replies: 1275
Views: 69783

Re: The Yu Darvish Thread

I would much rather give Cobb 4/60 then Darvish 7/175. Huge pass on that.
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread
Replies: 1275
Views: 69783

Re: The Yu Darvish Thread

I am tired of the Yu pursuit. Give him a deadline and if he doesn't make a decision by then time to move onto either Arrieta or Cobb.
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Bullpen Options
Replies: 188
Views: 12561

Re: Bullpen Options

Duensing was good last year plus that's not a lot of money so I am totally fine with this deal. I might have went for someone with a little more upside but if they are saving cash for Darvish and or Harper than it makes sense.
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Better Call Saul (Again)
Replies: 536
Views: 18575

Re: Better Call Saul (Again)

David wrote:wtf not til september?!


This is almost as tragic as no GoT till 2019.
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Someone just got fired
Replies: 35
Views: 1785

Re: Someone just got fired

If there ever is a missle threat now no one is going to take it seriously.
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Someone just got fired
Replies: 35
Views: 1785

Re: Someone just got fired

Yeah that's a really colossal horsefeathers up. Every citizen in the state of Hawaii probably was freaking out and rightfully so. That had to been scary as hell for them.
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cubs arbitration eligibles
Replies: 32
Views: 1743

Re: Cubs arbitration eligibles

Bryant is getting 10.85 million and Russell is getting 3.2
million.
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cubs arbitration eligibles
Replies: 32
Views: 1743

Re: Cubs arbitration eligibles

David wrote:
KrisBryantisaBeast wrote:So who's left to sign? Russell Grimm and Bryant right?


Grimm is going to arbitration apparently.


Should have just non tendered him instead.
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cubs arbitration eligibles
Replies: 32
Views: 1743

Re: Cubs arbitration eligibles

So who's left to sign? Russell Grimm and Bryant right?
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Sat Dec 30, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread
Replies: 1275
Views: 69783

Re: The Yu Darvish Thread

Agony and Ivy wrote:Who the horsefeathers is Charles the Cat on twitter?


Theo Epstein
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Wade Davis Signs with the Rockies, 3/$52 M
Replies: 40
Views: 2393

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

I wanted Davis back but that's a lot of money so I don't blame the Cubs for not wanting to give that to him. Still plenty of good options left for us.
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Fri Dec 29, 2017 2:27 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Manny Machado Thread
Replies: 387
Views: 26478

Re: Orioles are shopping Machado - (Cubs in talks per Levine)

At this point (minus a Yelich trade), I'm resigned to them signing Darvish and a couple of relievers and calling it an off-season. Let the progression/regression of Schwarber and Heyward as well as Russell and Baez determine whether Harper or Machado is a bigger need next off-season. Signing Darvis...
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread
Replies: 1275
Views: 69783

Re: The Yu Darvish Thread

I wonder if Cobb is starting to regret his insane price tag now.
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 22653
Views: 774466

Re: Politics & Current Events

This story from just south of Louisville is bananas. https://twitter.com/Walldo/status/941116464513159168 Local public radio/ center for investigative journalism has done a long-form series on the state rep/preacher, exposing some crazy horsefeathers, including alleged child molestation. Tonight he...
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cubs Sign Reliever Steve Cishek for 2/$13M
Replies: 67
Views: 3813

Re: Cubs Sign Reliever Steve Cishek

Morrow Cishek Edwards Wilson Montgomery Strop Maples/Alvarez/Tseng/Grimm Looks alright. It'd still be nice to add another piece, but I agree that Davis/Reed look pretty unlikely. I could maybe see a Watson-level signing. More likely, this is what we're rolling with. Maples and/or Wilson stepping up...
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cubs Sign Reliever Steve Cishek for 2/$13M
Replies: 67
Views: 3813

Re: Cubs Sign Reliever Steve Cishek

As long as we are still in on Reed or Davis or a top trade target then I am fine with this.
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cubs Offseason Rumors
Replies: 310
Views: 22847

Re: Cubs Offseason Rumors

davell wrote:https://twitter.com/martinonyc/status/940401384754765824


Hard pass on Harvey.
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Theo's Presser
Replies: 36
Views: 1913

Re: Theo's Presser

Out of all the hitters that might be on the trading block who could we get the most in return for?
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: John Mallee
Replies: 185
Views: 7238

Re: John Mallee

If anything, go hire Terry Pendleton as assistant hitting coach and assign him purely to Heyward (Pendleton was the hitting coach his rookie year). I thought about suggesting something like this, but don't we already have a assistant hitting coach and Maddon helping too? If we hired another, I'm wo...
by KrisBryantisaBeast
Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Starting Pitching candidates
Replies: 1268
Views: 69256

Re: The Starting Pitching Trade Candidates

Tedward wrote:
Transmogrified Tiger wrote:
minnesotacubsfan wrote:What would it take to get Yu Darvish


Lester money, with a chance at needing another year on the deal


Yep, Dave Cameron in his Fangraphs chat earlier this week estimated 7/175, I believe Lester was 6/155


Hard pass.

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