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by Duke Silver
Wed May 23, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: "horsefeathers looks like The Thing" - The Kyle Schwarber Thread
Replies: 331
Views: 29186

Re: "horsefeathers looks like The Thing" - The Kyle Schwarber Thread

UMFan83 wrote:Yo Duke, you didn't start writing about fantasy baseball for Fangraphs did you?

https://www.fangraphs.com/fantasy/you-w ... -too-soon/

Just checking


Somehow someone else is going to write about him and not curse him.
by Duke Silver
Wed May 23, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: I like Gold Gloves and I cannot lie: the Jason Heyward thread
Replies: 647
Views: 41629

Re: I like Gold Gloves and I cannot lie: the Jason Heyward thread

Sammy Sofa wrote:
Hairyducked Idiot wrote:
PackLandVA wrote:Worse signing by Theo: Jason Heyward or Carl Crawford?


Look within Yu, the real answer is there.


I'm not really making any hEdwind here trying to come up with an answer.


This Chat wood leave me thinking about someone else.
by Duke Silver
Tue May 22, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Manny Machado Thread
Replies: 343
Views: 20238

Re: Orioles are shopping Machado and the Cubs are interested per Gordo

The only reason I haven't completely lost my mind is because I know Theo isn't as dumb as these people. Theo is very smart, but he's also a risk-taker. I'm sure he's thinking about some way to fleece Baltimore again lol. Oh for sure. He's going to be in on Machado, as he should be. But I know he wo...
by Duke Silver
Tue May 22, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Manny Machado Thread
Replies: 343
Views: 20238

Re: Orioles are shopping Machado and the Cubs are interested per Gordo

The only reason I haven't completely lost my mind is because I know Theo isn't as dumb as these people.
by Duke Silver
Tue May 22, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Manny Machado Thread
Replies: 343
Views: 20238

Re: Orioles are shopping Machado and the Cubs are interested per Gordo

Yeah we’ve played a quarter of a season. It will look normal when the sample is larger.
by Duke Silver
Tue May 22, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Manny Machado Thread
Replies: 343
Views: 20238

Re: Orioles are shopping Machado and the Cubs are interested per Gordo

Part of the narrative with the flood of Machado articles yesterday is the Cubs offense is too boom or bust. Which, I don't know if there's any information or metrics out there that are readily available that measures it but if I had to guess the Cubs offense is no more boom or busty than any other ...
by Duke Silver
Tue May 22, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Manny Machado Thread
Replies: 343
Views: 20238

Re: Orioles are shopping Machado and the Cubs are interested per Gordo

Cubswin11 wrote:Not only is Bryce a better baseball player he’s also a better dresser and has better hair than Machado


"Sorry, Friend of Slow Guy, I can only be bothered to learn one name at a time and I've already chosen Hair Man."
by Duke Silver
Tue May 22, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: General Cubs Chit-Chat
Replies: 4598
Views: 244926

Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

As the Cubs' offense continues to put up numbers unmatched by any other team and the pitching finally starts to get in a groove, what better time for this off-day doomsday article I've had in the bank for 18 months?
by Duke Silver
Sat May 19, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: It's HAPPening!
Replies: 129
Views: 11012

Re: It's HAPPening!

Finally figured out how to break the Duke Curse.



That was before his homer.



I just need to preface everything with "Somehow."
by Duke Silver
Sat May 19, 2018 4:25 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Addison Russell
Replies: 461
Views: 33468

Re: Addison Russell

Depending on if you prefer UZR or DRS, Addison Russell is on pace for somewhere around 4.5-5.5 WAR.
by Duke Silver
Fri May 18, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Guess what an idiot with a gun did this time
Replies: 2124
Views: 79728

Re: Guess what an idiot with a gun did this time

Brian707 wrote:How long do you think it will take for the gun nuts to start attacking her?


Scroll down a little and...

by Duke Silver
Wed May 16, 2018 6:02 am
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 3376
Views: 173608

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Just so I'm on record somewhere with it: All of the players we've traded away that everyone has been freaking out about... they all suck. Jorge is living off of a .400 BABIP. He's a bad base runner and a horrible defender. His BB/K rate is a little out of whack. He's not seeing many pitches at all i...
by Duke Silver
Wed May 16, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Events
Topic: 2018 HR Derby {Discussion & Transaction Thread}
Replies: 143
Views: 5012

Re: 2018 HR Derby {Discussion & Transaction Thread}

Kept Cabrera on my roster even though he's butt and has been injured for two weeks. Planned it perfectly by being lazy and waiting until Pollock coincidentally got hurt to make a move.

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by Duke Silver
Tue May 15, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 3376
Views: 173608

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

by Duke Silver
Tue May 15, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 2018 HR Derby {Discussion & Transaction Thread}
Replies: 143
Views: 5012

Re: 2018 HR Derby {Discussion & Transaction Thread}

Drop Miguel Cabrera and add Matt Chapman.
by Duke Silver
Sat May 12, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 5-11-18
Replies: 25
Views: 872

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 5-11-18

After all these years, all the discussion, all the consternation, all the top-10-round picks, all the bullpen conversions, all the flame-outs, all the injuries... Duane Underwood is going to be the one Theo draft pick that sticks in our rotation.
by Duke Silver
Thu May 10, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: #NotAllPitchers
Replies: 637
Views: 40980

Re: #NotAllPitchers

https://twitter.com/JoeTrezz/status/994677458300530688 http://m.mlb.com/glossary/injuries/lat-strain Mets ace Noah Syndergaard suffered a lat strain in 2017. He began his rehab assignment roughly five months after being placed on the disabled list. Other pitchers to deal with the injury include Jak...
by Duke Silver
Thu May 10, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: #NotAllPitchers
Replies: 637
Views: 40980

Re: #NotAllPitchers

They could be toying with the 10-day DL, too, though.

But if you head over to Mets Refugees, I'm sure they've heard something similar about 30 times. Lat strains are often thought to be minor when that turns out not to be the case, and those things can linger, too.
by Duke Silver
Thu May 10, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: #NotAllPitchers
Replies: 637
Views: 40980

Re: #NotAllPitchers

https://twitter.com/JoeTrezz/status/994677458300530688 http://m.mlb.com/glossary/injuries/lat-strain Mets ace Noah Syndergaard suffered a lat strain in 2017. He began his rehab assignment roughly five months after being placed on the disabled list. Other pitchers to deal with the injury include Jak...
by Duke Silver
Thu May 10, 2018 3:52 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Manny Machado Thread
Replies: 343
Views: 20238

Re: Orioles are shopping Machado and the Cubs are interested per Gordo

PackLandVA wrote:Lots of long post and analysis in the last few pages. Can someone just condense/summarize and tell me if I'm supposed to want the Cubs to trade Russell for Machado. Because I'm really confused.


No.
by Duke Silver
Wed May 09, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Addison Russell
Replies: 461
Views: 33468

Re: Addison Russell

It came up in the GT today but thought I'd post it here to keep the discussion going. The results haven't been great but the process has been really good by Russell so far this year and good things should start happening soon. As the Duke'ster and I pointed out Russell this year... He had a 15% BB ...
by Duke Silver
Tue May 08, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Heyward to 7 Day Concussion DL, Bote up
Replies: 18
Views: 921

Re: Heyward to 7 Day Concussion DL, Bote up

UMFan83 wrote:
We Got The Whole 9 wrote:Concussion happened early and has caused his hazy vision in the OF?


supposedly happened trying to catch Fowler's GW HR on Sunday night


That play gave me a concussion too after I gave myself the world's hardest facepalm.
by Duke Silver
Tue May 08, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Manny Machado Thread
Replies: 343
Views: 20238

Re: Orioles are shopping Machado and the Cubs are interested per Gordo

As long as none of the new Cub Babies come out of the womb throwing bats into the crowd, I don't think his teammates are going to care very much.
by Duke Silver
Tue May 08, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baez impresses Baez
Replies: 990
Views: 65048

Re: Baez impresses Baez

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