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by Post Count Padder
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Regular Season Rumors
Replies: 710
Views: 48064

Re: Regular Season Rumors

Some housekeeping:

Jaime Garcia added to the 40 man, Zagunis put on 60 day DL to make room.

The Angels claimed Luke Farrell off waivers. We DFA'd Mazzoni and Zastryszny but they cleared waivers and were kept in the organization.
by Post Count Padder
Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cubs likely to sign Jaime Garcia
Replies: 10
Views: 1489

Re: Cubs likely to sign Jaime Garcia

He's been ass this year but has been good in the past and it can't hurt to have another lefty who isn't Brian Duensing/Randy Rosario.
by Post Count Padder
Fri Aug 31, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cutch to Yankees
Replies: 1
Views: 451

Re: Cutch to Yankees

It's crazy to me that Cutch is still just 31.

Also before this, the Yanks were giving outfield innings to Shane Robinson and Neil Walker so I guess this counts as an upgrade.
by Post Count Padder
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: homophobe (Daniel Murphy), incoming (to the Cubs)
Replies: 204
Views: 10649

Re: homophobe, incoming

jersey cubs fan wrote:
UMFan83 wrote:i am all for great thread titles like this one but can we put "murphy to cubs" or something like that in parentheses so people don't skip past the thread.

it's not exactly being ignored

What's this about Daniel Murphy and ignorance?
by Post Count Padder
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: homophobe (Daniel Murphy), incoming (to the Cubs)
Replies: 204
Views: 10649

Re: homophobe, incoming

by Post Count Padder
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: homophobe (Daniel Murphy), incoming (to the Cubs)
Replies: 204
Views: 10649

Re: homophobe, incoming

Also I'd much rather have Bote get regular at bats than have this bigot in the lineup.
by Post Count Padder
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: homophobe (Daniel Murphy), incoming (to the Cubs)
Replies: 204
Views: 10649

Re: homophobe, incoming

by Post Count Padder
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Monty to DL
Replies: 35
Views: 2767

Re: Monty to DL

Not sure what sucks more, Monty to the DL or Chatwood taking his start. I'd rather have Underwood or Mills get a spot 3 inning start. And Rosario has been ass recently. Would rather see someone else get the call up but our depth is dwindling. I almost expect another trade before the August 31 deadli...
by Post Count Padder
Wed Aug 15, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cubs get their speedy playoff pinch runner guy
Replies: 15
Views: 1241

Re: Cubs get their speedy playoff pinch runner guy

Including the playoffs, he's 0-for-11 with 16 runs scored and 25 stolen bases.

Maybe he gets a couple at bats in September but that doesn't really matter. Having a speedy threat on the bases will be a nice luxury in the playoffs.
by Post Count Padder
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread
Replies: 235
Views: 16243

Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Can we name the MVP award after him?
by Post Count Padder
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Musings
Replies: 1309
Views: 110342

Re: Minor League Musings place holder.

Maples has struck out 27 batters in his last 11 innings. :shock:
by Post Count Padder
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Regular Season Rumors
Replies: 710
Views: 48064

Re: Regular Season Rumors

Odd trade. They get a good bench bat but give up an interesting young arm. Bour has nowhere to play really. Santana at first, Franco at 3rd, Hoskins and Nick Williams on the corners. Certainly gives them good insurance/offense off the bench though. They also DFA'd Jake Thompson and I wouldn't mind g...
by Post Count Padder
Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cubs Sign Jorge De La Rosa
Replies: 9
Views: 743

Re: Cubs Sign Jorge De La Rosa

ok?

Does this mean we're done with Brian Duensing until Sept/forever?
by Post Count Padder
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Musings
Replies: 1309
Views: 110342

Re: Minor League Musings place holder.

Jared Young and Erick Leal were named the July minor league player and pitcher of the month, respectively. https://twitter.com/cubs/status/1026151045494439936?s=21 Remember how we got Leal for Tony Campana? Classic. Now that's he's back from injury, how does he look as a prospect? I know he hasn't ...
by Post Count Padder
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Musings
Replies: 1309
Views: 110342

Re: Minor League Musings place holder.

I can't say I really like this quote from Kohl Franklin btw: I feel like I am 10 times younger than everyone, and it’s just a culture change honestly. There’s a whole lot of Latin Americans on the team, different than what I’m used to. Doesn't mean he's racist, but it certainly doesn't sound great....
by Post Count Padder
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Regular Season Rumors
Replies: 710
Views: 48064

Re: Regular Season Rumors

The Nationals just DFAd Shawn Kelley for throwing his glove after giving up a home run. What a joke.
by Post Count Padder
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Regular Season Rumors
Replies: 710
Views: 48064

Re: Regular Season Rumors

Glasnow and Meadows going to Tampa
by Post Count Padder
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Regular Season Rumors
Replies: 710
Views: 48064

Re: Regular Season Rumors

And Gausman to the Braves.

Did not think it would be this crazy going down to the wire.
by Post Count Padder
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cubs Acquire Brandon Kintzler for Minor Leaguer Jhon Romero
Replies: 58
Views: 3097

Re: Cubs Trade for Brandon Kintzler

I like it, depending on the prospect.

He's not flashy or exiting but gets results. The fact that he gets groundballs and soft contact really helps with our defense. Also nice that he has a low walk rate, considdering some of our other pitchers.....
by Post Count Padder
Tue Jul 31, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Regular Season Rumors
Replies: 710
Views: 48064

Re: Regular Season Rumors

Remember when people wanted Wisler? The Braves have acquired outfielder Adam Duvall from the Reds in exchange for a trio of players, all of whom have MLB experience. Cincinnati receives righties Lucas Sims and Matt Wisler along with outfielder Preston Tucker. In other news, the Yanks traded Tyler Au...
by Post Count Padder
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Regular Season Rumors
Replies: 710
Views: 48064

Re: Regular Season Rumors

Cool, frees us up to get Brad Ziegler.
by Post Count Padder
Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Regular Season Rumors
Replies: 710
Views: 48064

Re: Regular Season Rumors

Lol the Cardinals are releasing Greg Holland.
by Post Count Padder
Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cubs Acquire Cole Hamels for Eddie Butler, Rollie Lacy & PTBNL
Replies: 109
Views: 8657

Re: Sources: Cubs have a deal in place for Cole Hamels

That's a pretty fair deal. Butler is whatever and one of Rob Z/Underwood/Mills could replace his production (heck Farrell and Bass were doing just that while he was on the DL). Lacy is having a nice year but we have other pitchers similar to him so he's not a big loss. I'd still like to add another ...
by Post Count Padder
Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cubs Acquire Cole Hamels for Eddie Butler, Rollie Lacy & PTBNL
Replies: 109
Views: 8657

Re: Cole Hamels

I'd be in favor if the cost is low and we can get Diekman or Kela too
by Post Count Padder
Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Happ (not the serial killer) to Yankees
Replies: 8
Views: 1012

Re: Happ (not the serial killer) to Yankees

It's Drury and McKinney and potentially more going to Toronto.

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