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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby The Logan » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:02 pm

It's reporters using their old iPhones zoomed into 2000% or whatever. Or in Gonzalez's case, his Blackberry. Christ, his are terrible.
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Re: The Spring Training Thread

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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby David » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:57 pm

some way less terrible spring training pics!



edit - try using an incognito window (if using chrome) to view the tribune link
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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:09 pm

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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby David » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:15 pm

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not sure if chatwood is somewhere in this one but otherwise there's our rotation
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Postby David » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:18 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:President Chugalug.


you gotta make it into some sort of meme avatar

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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby Cubswin11 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:18 pm

David wrote:Image

not sure if chatwood is somewhere in this one but otherwise there's our rotation

I think he’s the guy with the beard behind Lester and in front of Hendricks. Also good to see Hendricks is in good spirits and looking happy as always.
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Postby Bobson Dugnutt » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:20 pm

David wrote:Image

not sure if chatwood is somewhere in this one but otherwise there's our rotation


cubs going with first ever 11-man rotation.
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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:24 pm

I believe Chatwood is one of the beardfaces, either next to Lester or behind Zastryzny.
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Postby Banedon » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:31 pm

Transmogrified Tiger wrote:I believe Chatwood is one of the beardfaces, either next to Lester or behind Zastryzny.


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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:33 pm

I'm weirdly disappointed that the Cubs haven't had a classic fatguy pitcher in forever.
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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby Banedon » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:38 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:I'm weirdly disappointed that the Cubs haven't had a classic fatguy pitcher in forever.


I thought for sure we still had some Glendon Rusch nicknames in the word filter but apparently that was lost in one of the board crashes.
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Sammy Sofa wrote:I'm weirdly disappointed that the Cubs haven't had a classic fatguy pitcher in forever.


Lester is prob the closest thing to a fat guy on the roster
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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:42 pm

David wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:I'm weirdly disappointed that the Cubs haven't had a classic fatguy pitcher in forever.


Lester is prob the closest thing to a fat guy on the roster


Yeah, I was looking for a giant baby-looking guy with a big ol' gut, and was let down when I realized that was him at the front. Start snacking more, dammit!
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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:44 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:
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Sammy Sofa wrote:I'm weirdly disappointed that the Cubs haven't had a classic fatguy pitcher in forever.


Lester is prob the closest thing to a fat guy on the roster


Yeah, I was looking for a giant baby-looking guy with a big ol' gut, and was let down when I realized that was him at the front. Start snacking more, dammit!


Too bad Williams Perez shot his coach on accident, he'd have been your guy.

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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:48 pm

Man, who would have technically been the last fatguy pitcher they've had? Scott Eyre? I must be forgetting someone since.

And no, Zambrao definitely doesn't count. Dude was THICK.
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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby David » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:50 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:Man, who would have technically been the last fatguy pitcher they've had? Scott Eyre? I must be forgetting someone since.

And no, Zambrao definitely doesn't count. Dude was THICK.


remember that weird skinny zambrano season?

i think that might've been the same year he came in saying we'd win 120 games too

were phil coke and motte kind of chubby?
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Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:52 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:Man, who would have technically been the last fatguy pitcher they've had? Scott Eyre? I must be forgetting someone since.

And no, Zambrao definitely doesn't count. Dude was THICK.


Cahill? Tommy Hunter was a pretty big guy for the 6 weeks they had him too.
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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:52 pm

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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby David » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:52 pm

Transmogrified Tiger wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:Man, who would have technically been the last fatguy pitcher they've had? Scott Eyre? I must be forgetting someone since.

And no, Zambrao definitely doesn't count. Dude was THICK.


Cahill? Tommy Hunter was a pretty big guy for the 6 weeks they had him too.


was just coming to post that
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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby Banedon » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:53 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:Man, who would have technically been the last fatguy pitcher they've had? Scott Eyre? I must be forgetting someone since.

And no, Zambrao definitely doesn't count. Dude was THICK.


Rusch was 2005. Unless we're allowing bullpen in the discussion, that's it right?

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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby Banedon » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:54 pm

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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:54 pm

Skinny Z was NOT COOL.

Coke was a little heavy and Motte was, I think, just dirty and wore sloppy, baggy uniforms.

I forgot about Cahill; he was definitely a chunkster.
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Re: The Spring Training Thread

Postby Cubswin11 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:56 pm

Coomer wipes out all the pre and post-game spreads before any of the guys can get there to pack on the calories
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