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by Post Count Padder
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: General Cubs Chit-Chat
Replies: 4489
Views: 226356

Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat



He got a WS ring out of it in 2016 didn't he
by Post Count Padder
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 3217
Views: 156624

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

NonProfitCow wrote:
Post Count Padder wrote:Let's check in on Justin Grimm. The findings are.....grim.

6.2 IP
7 BB
5 K
18.90 ERA


That now makes it:

7 IP
9 BB
6 K
21.86 ERA

Grimm went the way of Travis Wood.
by Post Count Padder
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Butler to 10 Day DL (Groin/shenanigans), Luke Farrell Up
Replies: 6
Views: 293

Re: Butler to 10 Day DL (Groin/shenanigans), Luke Farrell Up

I was gonna say "Luke Farrell of all people?" but Mills and Tseng haven't looked great in Iowa so far and they want a longman in the pen and probably wanna see what they have in son of John (otherwise just call up Zastrysny).
by Post Count Padder
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 3217
Views: 156624

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Something in the air in Baltimore? Chris Tillman was never an ace, but he put up decent numbers for a few years and now it seems like he's dead. Since the beginning of last season, he's 1-10 with an 8.28 ERA. In 106.1 IP, he's allowed 147 hits, walked 61, struck out just 66, and has allowed 26 HR. O...
by Post Count Padder
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 3217
Views: 156624

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Let's check in on Justin Grimm. The findings are.....grim.

6.2 IP
7 BB
5 K
18.90 ERA
by Post Count Padder
Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Regular Season Rumors
Replies: 15
Views: 1289

Re: Regular Season Rumors

Lol, he fell all the way to the Indy leagues.

Hey jersey, maybe make your way up to Montclair soon and boo him

by Post Count Padder
Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Regular Season Rumors
Replies: 15
Views: 1289

Re: Regular Season Rumors

Take another off the market after the season The Rockies have announced an extension with outfielder Charlie Blackmon. In addition to re-working his already agreed-upon 2018 salary, the new deal will cover as many as five additional seasons. Blackmon will be guaranteed $108MM from the start of the d...
by Post Count Padder
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Regular Season Rumors
Replies: 15
Views: 1289

Re: Regular Season Rumors

A couple days ago, but the Dbacks DFA'd Yasmany Tomas. That.....worked out well for them.

-2.4 bWAR in three seasons. Still owed $46 million.
by Post Count Padder
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 3217
Views: 156624

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

The Yankees announced on Friday that they’ve placed outfielder Aaron Hicks on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right intercostal muscle. He’ll join fellow outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury (right oblique strain) and Clint Frazier (concussion) on the disabled list. Outfield prospect Billy McKinney...
by Post Count Padder
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: The Cardinals
Replies: 2046
Views: 117041

Re: The Cardinals

http://www.bleachernation.com/2018/04/03/wow-cardinals-of-tommy-pham-has-some-extremely-candid-words-for-how-the-team-treated-him/ “We’re two weeks in[to the 2017 season], and I’m raking,” he says. “I’m hitting like .400. The big league team was 3–9, and all three outfielders were hitting .200. They...
by Post Count Padder
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Bat Flip Thread
Replies: 138
Views: 10673

Re: Bat Flip Thread

by Post Count Padder
Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 3217
Views: 156624

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

The Yankees announced on Friday that they’ve placed outfielder Aaron Hicks on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right intercostal muscle. He’ll join fellow outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury (right oblique strain) and Clint Frazier (concussion) on the disabled list. Outfield prospect Billy McKinney...
by Post Count Padder
Thu Mar 29, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: "Y'all thought this show was over, horsefeathers?" - Chris Coghlan, probably
Replies: 3
Views: 447

Re: "Y'all thought this show was over, horsefeathers?" - Chris Coghlan, probably

Theo and Hoyer brought him back to threaten Seal Boy's roster spot. Your move, Tommy.
by Post Count Padder
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Beer Thread 2.0
Replies: 138
Views: 6703

Re: Beer Thread 2.0

I was in New Jersey for a wedding this weekend. The bar had an IPA from Kane Brewing Company http://www.kanebrewing.com/ I liked it. The bar at the wedding had Dogfish head IPA which I've had many times and is always a pretty decent option. Kane is incredible. I've been impressed with the growth of...
by Post Count Padder
Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Musings place holder.
Replies: 1019
Views: 60767

Re: Minor League Musings place holder.

That sucks about Berg. He was never the same after his injury in, I wanna say, 2016. He's my favorite college baseball player ever. He was on the mound when UCLA won their only College World Series. I remember you hyping him up. He got off to a good start to his career and then yeah that injury see...
by Post Count Padder
Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Offseason Transactions
Replies: 523
Views: 37759

Re: Offseason Transactions

The Phillies have signed second base prospect Scott Kingery to a six-year contract through the 2023 campaign, according to a team announcement. It’s worth $24MM in guarantees, Jon Heyman of FanRag tweets. The pact also features club options for the 2024, ’25 and ’26 seasons, meaning it could cancel...
by Post Count Padder
Thu Mar 22, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: 2018 Cubs Bold Predictions Thread
Replies: 62
Views: 2830

Re: 2018 Cubs Bold Predictions Thread

Schwarber hits 89 home runs Rizzo and Bryant each hit 73 Darvish doesn't allow a run all season Hendricks starts wearing Maddux's jersey and wins 28 games Contreras hits a 750 foot homerun Javy tags Ryan Braun out so hard he explodes into coins like a Mario villain. Cubs win 140 games, win World Ser...
by Post Count Padder
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cobb to Orioles
Replies: 32
Views: 1479

Re: Cobb to Orioles

Hey maybe the Brewers will sign John Lackey.
by Post Count Padder
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Dario Alvarez lost on waivers
Replies: 8
Views: 578

Re: Dario Alvarez lost on waivers

An intriguing lefty but there wasn't a spot for him once they re-signed Duensing.
by Post Count Padder
Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cobb to Orioles
Replies: 32
Views: 1479

Re: Cobb to Orioles

I like Cobb, but is it kinda insane he got 4/60 and Lynn had to settle for a one year deal?
by Post Count Padder
Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: The Spring Training Thread
Replies: 233
Views: 13249

Re: The Spring Training Thread

my *favorite* meph memory is when he decided that he needed to take the heat off himself because people were starting to piece together he was writing the nsbblol thing, so he wrote an article about himself, and then praised himself in the article for being smart. I know nsbb has been around for aw...
by Post Count Padder
Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: General Cubs Chit-Chat
Replies: 4489
Views: 226356

Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

I was eyeing some Cubs stuff at the MLB shop since there's a sale and I don't know if I've encountered something as terrifying as this:

http://www.mlbshop.com/Chicago_Cubs_Col ... Art_Poster
by Post Count Padder
Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: The Spring Training Thread
Replies: 233
Views: 13249

Re: The Spring Training Thread

Oh man, the Meph era. #memories

I know this gets asked every so often but was he the one behind the anti-NSBB website?
by Post Count Padder
Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: The Spring Training Thread
Replies: 233
Views: 13249

Re: The Spring Training Thread

I totally forgot about him being "untouchable". And that was like 3 years before we actually traded him as a throw-in. Dark times.
by Post Count Padder
Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Offseason Transactions
Replies: 523
Views: 37759

Re: Offseason Transactions

KrisBryantisaBeast wrote: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.

They save about $2 million. I'm guessing they put that toward in-season moves.

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