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- Mon Mar 12, 2018 7:21 pm
- Forum: Transactions
- Topic: Jake Arrieta Signs with the Phillies for 3/$75M
- Replies: 123
- Views: 3186
Without looking too closely, I would bet the net WAR for the Sandberg trade was mid-50's and the Sosa trade was probably around 50.
- Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:13 am
- Forum: Transactions
- Topic: It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread
- Replies: 1275
- Views: 62431
Unless, you foresee a future three to five years from now when you will have to pay Bryant, Rizzo, Russell, Baez, Schwarber, Quintana, et al a lot more money than you will be paying them in the nearer term.
- Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:24 pm
- Forum: Cubs Discussions
- Topic: 2018 Cubs Convention
- Replies: 42
- Views: 2590
The most important advice has already been given. Decide what forums you want to attend and be early for them. If you are in one of the forums that addresses questions from the floor and want a question answered, get in line early.
David, You may well be right. Probably, it's likely that you're right. I doubt that such feedback from a potential free agent would be the "sole" reason that the Cubs would let Bosio go. Certainly if they were committed to keeping Bosio that wouldn't cut much ice. Perhaps, as you suggest, ...
Based on exactly zero evidence, let me suggest a contrarian view. Is it possible that Arrieta or more likely Davis has let the Cubs know that he would under no circumstances return if Bosio were still the pitching coach. I think Jake certainly said all the right things about Bosio's contribution to ...
- Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:56 pm
- Forum: General Baseball Discussion
- Topic: The Cardinals
- Replies: 2014
- Views: 113178
When Andy MacPhail first got to the Cubs he (or his intern) would respond to email questions pretty promptly. He'd ask pretty sensible questions back. I'm actually pretty certain it was MacPhail himself.
My first visit to Wrigley Field was in August of 1953 (a week or two before Ernie Banks first joined the Cubs). You're all fair weather fans. Holy crap! How the hell are you? Tim, I'm good. I think maybe I'll stop lurking and participate a little bit. I've got too much time on my hands. This retire...