Why the Cubs Traded for Chapman

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Why the Cubs Traded for Chapman

Postby Duke Silver » Tue Jul 26, 2016 1:36 pm

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Re: Why the Cubs Traded for Chapman

Postby Tim » Tue Jul 26, 2016 2:13 pm

I think that's about as good a writeup as there can be on the trade.
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Re: Why the Cubs Traded for Chapman

Postby Sammy Sofa » Tue Jul 26, 2016 2:28 pm

If it's anything more than "because they wanted to improve their bullpen," well, kudos for the unnecessary effort, Duke.
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Re: Why the Cubs Traded for Chapman

Postby Duke Silver » Tue Jul 26, 2016 2:30 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:If it's anything more than "because they wanted to improve their bullpen," well, kudos for the unnecessary effort, Duke.


No, that's pretty much it, in so many words.
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Re: Why the Cubs Traded for Chapman

Postby wvcbxl » Tue Jul 26, 2016 2:41 pm

That was a good read.
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Re: Why the Cubs Traded for Chapman

Postby Tim » Tue Jul 26, 2016 2:45 pm

Duke Silver wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:If it's anything more than "because they wanted to improve their bullpen," well, kudos for the unnecessary effort, Duke.


No, that's pretty much it, in so many words.

So, so many words. :)
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Re: Why the Cubs Traded for Chapman

Postby badger » Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:29 am

Duke Silver wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:If it's anything more than "because they wanted to improve their bullpen," well, kudos for the unnecessary effort, Duke.


No, that's pretty much it, in so many words.


You must be literally the worst on the Twitter medium.
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Re: Why the Cubs Traded for Chapman

Postby Old Style » Thu Jul 28, 2016 1:52 pm

Excellent article but this line really put it over the top.

This is Theo Epstein taking Mike Ehrmantraut's advice about not taking half measures.
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