It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread

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Postby Lefty » Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:48 pm

Cubswin11 wrote:Here's an outside the box idea.... If Darvish/Dodgers really want to get back together, tell the Dodgers we'll take Kemp and Ryu all their salary but we need Walker Buehler to do that, throw in a prospect or something going back if needed. They are essentially trading Ryu/Kemp/Buehler for Darvish. Then we can go a few routes, go sign a remaining FA SP (even just a Hellickson until Buehler is ready), hold and develop Buehler and let Monty/Ryu start the year as the 5 until he's ready or turn around and trade Buehler, Happ and prospects for Archer.


Maybe take Ellsbury, 3/68M left, make the Yankees pay what they can so we both stay below LT (if possible). We keep Darvish out of our league and get a couple of the Yankees pitching prospects. I know it's silly, but Darvish isn't dying to be here, so I don't want him on this beautiful team....until he signs and says all the right things.
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Re: The Yu Darvish Thread

Postby George Hayduke » Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:14 pm

Old Style wrote:
George Hayduke wrote:Me every time this thread is bumped:

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Thanks for recycling my joke. :hello:

But it’s SOOO clever it bears repeating.

(And also I either missed it the first time or forgot it. :blush: )

This thread is basically three months of internet refuse so it’s pretty ripe for meme faux pas.
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Re: The Yu Darvish Thread

Postby cl smooth » Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:40 pm

yu can get with this or yu can get with that
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Re: The Yu Darvish Thread

Postby Omar » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:18 pm

can we merge this with the Brian Roberts thread?
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Re: The Yu Darvish Thread

Postby Cubswin11 » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:21 pm

Omar wrote:can we merge this with the Brian Roberts thread?

The Roberts and Peavy threads were lost to The Great Board Crash of 2016, I think
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Postby minnesotacubsfan » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:40 pm

Cubswin11 wrote:
Omar wrote:can we merge this with the Brian Roberts thread?

The Roberts and Peavy threads were lost to The Great Board Crash of 2016, I think



HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF
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Re: It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread

Postby Perd » Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:06 am

I am he as Yu are he as Yu are me
I am the Darvish
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Re: It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread

Postby Cubswin11 » Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:10 am

The Brewers apparently have the best offer now but it’s going to take a “good amount” to lure him. How are we still at this point????!?!!! Seems the offers are what they are and have to be damn near best and final by now. Make a decision dude.
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Postby TomtheBombadil » Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:16 am

If yu don’t love me now
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Re: It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread

Postby Bryant's Disco Ball » Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:26 am

Cubswin11 wrote:The Brewers apparently have the best offer now but it’s going to take a “good amount” to lure him. How are we still at this point????!?!!! Seems the offers are what they are and have to be damn near best and final by now. Make a decision dude.


Where did you see that?
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Re: It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread

Postby ScrubMD » Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:41 am

Bryant's Disco Ball wrote:
Cubswin11 wrote:The Brewers apparently have the best offer now but it’s going to take a “good amount” to lure him. How are we still at this point????!?!!! Seems the offers are what they are and have to be damn near best and final by now. Make a decision dude.


Where did you see that?




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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:42 am

I can’t wait for the Brewers to rule the division for the next decade. with that core of Braun and Fielder and McGehee and Weeks and Lucroy and Hart
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Re: It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread

Postby Omar » Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:43 am

the brewers probably have the best offer until you realize yu have to call milwaukee "home"
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Re: It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread

Postby d_money » Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:07 am

Word from the Darvish camp is that he’s holding out for a similar contract that Jimmy G got from the Niners 5/$137.5.
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Re: It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread

Postby Derwood » Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:18 am

d_money wrote:Word from the Darvish camp is that he’s holding out for a similar contract that Jimmy G got from the Niners 5/$137.5.


But only $90M guaranteed? DONE
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Postby Regular Show » Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:12 am

I'm going to be pissed if the Brewers end up signing Yu Darvish.

The Cubs better top that offer or maybe take Yu Darvish on a tour of downtown Milwaukee lol.
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Re: It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread

Postby Cubswin11 » Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:40 am

Regular Show wrote:I'm going to be pissed if the Brewers end up signing Yu Darvish.

The Cubs better top that offer or maybe take Yu Darvish on a tour of downtown Milwaukee lol.

At least if he goes there it sounds like they’d have to really overpay to get him and if they do he’d pretty much max out their payroll for the foreseeable future. That being said I hope/think this news about the Brewers having the top offer was leaked to get us to up ours a bit and we just go and up whatever we gotta do (5/130? 6/150?) and get this horsefeathers done.
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Re: The Yu Darvish Thread

Postby Guancous » Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:41 am

Omar wrote:can we merge this with the Brian Roberts thread?


My cousin’s girlfriend saw Yu Darvish at a karaoke bar singing Go Cubs Go.
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Postby champaignchris » Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:24 am

Regular Show wrote:I'm going to be pissed if the Brewers end up signing Yu Darvish.


I think you’re underestimating the possible entertainment value of the highest payroll in Brewers history struggling to a third place finish.
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Re: It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread

Postby Rob » Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:36 pm

I've got faith in Theo and Jed.

There are more SP candidates out there than there are other teams competing to get them. We'll get a guy we like on a deal we like even better. Whether that's Yu, or Jake, or Cobb. I'll be perfectly content.
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Re: It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread

Postby minnesotacubsfan » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:18 pm

Lets not kid ourselves, the Brewers getting Yu would def push us for the division. That being said, Yu digs his own grave going to Milwaukee if he wants a ring
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Re: It turns out the real Yu Darvish was the friends we made in this thread

Postby BigbadB » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:18 pm

Pretty sure Yu wouldn't want a no trade clause in his contract if he signs with Milwaukee. More like a you must trade me clause.
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