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by CaliforniaRaisin
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Amateur Baseball
Topic: 2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread
Replies: 564
Views: 14289

Re: 2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

2018 Bonus Pool (signed picks only): $5,752,700 2018 Bonus Pool (signed picks only) Including 5% Overage: $6,040,335 2018 Bonus Pool (all top 10 rounds) Including 5% Overage: $7,892,955 2018 Bonus Pool Spending: $5,439,000 2018 Bonus Pool Remaining (signed picks only): $313,700 Under Budget 2018 Bon...
by CaliforniaRaisin
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: International Free Agency Thread 2018-2019
Replies: 171
Views: 13703

Re: International Free Agency Thread 2018-2019

The Marlins are gonna drop $3 million on Sandy Gaston and he’s universally not considered the best pitcher this July 2nd.
by CaliforniaRaisin
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: International Free Agency Thread 2018-2019
Replies: 171
Views: 13703

Re: International Free Agency Thread 2018-2019

Navn, what does BA say about our class? Same 3 names we’ve heard (Venezuelan RHP Richard Gallardo, Dominican CF José Lopez and Venezuelan LHP Joel Machado) plus Dominican SS Rafael Morel (Christopher’s brother). Lopez will get the highest bonus at $1.5 million even though Gallardo is considered a b...
by CaliforniaRaisin
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-21-18
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-21-18

Scheduled Games (All Times Central): Iowa vs. Colorado Springs, 7:08 p.m. Tennessee at Mobile, 6:35 p.m. Myrtle Beach at Lynchburg, 5:30 p.m. South Bend at Dayton, 6:00 p.m. Eugene at Hillsboro, 9:05 p.m. AZL Cubs 1 vs. AZL Angels (game one), 5:00 p.m. AZL Cubs 1 at AZL Angels (game two), TBA AZL C...
by CaliforniaRaisin
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Amateur Baseball
Topic: 2019 Draft Thread
Replies: 9
Views: 526

Re: 2019 Draft Thread

12:49 Vander: Is Bobby Witt Jr. the clear front runner to go 1st overall right now? If so, is there much of a gap between him and whoever would be 2nd? 12:50 Kiley McDaniel: I’ll probably write something longer about this soon, but no. The 2019 prep class looks down a lot from 2018 and sounds like 2...
by CaliforniaRaisin
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: #NotAllPitchers
Replies: 683
Views: 47022

Re: #NotAllPitchers

CaliforniaRaisin wrote:


This doesn’t seem good:

by CaliforniaRaisin
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: #NotAllPitchers
Replies: 683
Views: 47022

Re: #NotAllPitchers

by CaliforniaRaisin
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Amateur Baseball
Topic: 2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread
Replies: 564
Views: 14289

Re: 2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

Savermetrics wrote:Also, what the horsefeathers has that coaching staff done to Josh Sawyer?

Edit: Horsefeathers? That's the filter?


It’s in honor of a poster who used to say that who has since passed.

Welcome to the board!
by CaliforniaRaisin
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-19-18
Replies: 14
Views: 455

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-19-18

Nelson Velázquez hit his first HR of the season. José Albertos: 3.2 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K,

Reivaj Garcia is 2/4 with a double so far. Erling Moreno: 4.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 5 K, 8-1 GO-FO.
by CaliforniaRaisin
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-20-18
Replies: 1
Views: 174

Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-20-18

Box Scores:

Iowa had the day off

Tennessee had the day off

Myrtle Beach had the day off

South Bend had the day off

Eugene in progress Box Score

AZL Cubs PPD

AZL Cubs 2 had the day off

DSL Cubs 1 lost 5-4 Box Score

DSL Cubs 2 lost 8-6 (11 innings) Box Score
by CaliforniaRaisin
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:10 am
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-19-18
Replies: 14
Views: 455

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-19-18

CubsWin wrote:Oh, and by the way, Raisin is so prolific in facilitating this forum for all of us that I wanted to remind everyone that this is his sandbox and we're just pooping in it.

Thank you, Navin, for all you do.


Haha, thanks!
by CaliforniaRaisin
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: International Free Agency Thread 2017-2018
Replies: 83
Views: 8926

Re: International Free Agency Thread 2017-2018

In disappointing and somewhat surprising news, the Cubs have released RHP Florencio Serrano. He was signed for $1.2 million (the same amount as SS Luis Verdugo) out of Mexico. Serrano has/had a fastball that sits in the low 90s and topped out at 94 MPH with a sharp-breaking curveball that was talke...
by CaliforniaRaisin
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-19-18
Replies: 14
Views: 455

Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-19-18

Box Scores:

Iowa lost 5-4 Box Score

Tennessee had the day off

Myrtle Beach had the day off

South Bend had the day off

Eugene in progress Box Score

AZL Cubs 1 had the day off

AZL Cubs 2 in progress Box Score

DSL Cubs 1 lost 9-6 Box Score

DSL Cubs 2 lost 8-6 Box Score
by CaliforniaRaisin
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:33 am
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-18-18
Replies: 5
Views: 384

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

Didier Vargas and Yovanny Cruz get the starts for the two AZL Cubs teams.
by CaliforniaRaisin
Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Nationals acquire Kelvin Herrera
Replies: 11
Views: 540

Re: Heyman: Nationals close to acquiring Kelvin Herrera

The haul is mediocre.

by CaliforniaRaisin
Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Nationals acquire Kelvin Herrera
Replies: 11
Views: 540

Nationals acquire Kelvin Herrera



by CaliforniaRaisin
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-18-18
Replies: 5
Views: 384

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

Fernando Kelli Rochest Cruz has 15 stolen bases in 12 DSL Games.
by CaliforniaRaisin
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-18-18
Replies: 5
Views: 384

Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-18-18

Box Scores: Iowa lost 5-2 Box Score RF M. Zagunis 3/4, R 1B V. Caratini 0/4, 2 K SS D. Bote 1/4, R, RBI, K 3B T. Davis 1/4, 2B (9), RBI, K CF J. Hannemann 1/3, CS (5) SP K. Ryan 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K, 5-1 GO-FO, 32-21 pitches-strikes RP D. Torrez 5 IP, 5 H, 5 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 1 HBP, 1 HR, 3-7 GO-...
by CaliforniaRaisin
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Amateur Baseball
Topic: 2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread
Replies: 564
Views: 14289

Re: 2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

https://cubscentral.wordpress.com/2018/06/12/inside-the-draft-process-good-stuff-from-sam-hughes-via-mick-gillispie-and-eric-cain/ This year, those highest scores went to second round pick Brennen Davis. Hughes described Davis as super athletic with an amazing presence and an engaging personality. I...
by CaliforniaRaisin
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Yusei Kikuchi and Other Top MLB Prospects in Asia
Replies: 16
Views: 1796

Re: Yusei Kikuchi and Other Top MLB Prospects in Asia

On Friday night at Tokyo Dome, the Seibu Lions and Yomiuri Giants each sent their ace to the mound, creating a marquee matchup of the Lions’ Yusei Kikuchi vs. the Kyojin‘s Tomoyuki Sugano. Unsurprisingly, it drew some “major” attention. Sitting among the 45,533 fans were scouts from the Diamondback...

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