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Re: Jake Arrieta is going to Seattle

Postby Cubswin11 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:10 pm

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Cubswin11 wrote:I’d agree this is to get Darvish (or maybe Cobb) to move but if Jake wants to do the Dexter 2 year deal with a opt out after this year, like 2/42 with 19ish this year and a $6 mil buyout, I’d be cool with that.


i know this isn't the dexter deal you were referring to but man this just made me think of how dexter surprised re-upped with us in 16 and how horsefeathering cool that was

16 was so amazing but that’s still a top 5-7 moment for me easily
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Re: Jake Arrieta is going to Seattle

Postby big ball chunky time » Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:27 am

David wrote:
Cubswin11 wrote:I’d agree this is to get Darvish (or maybe Cobb) to move but if Jake wants to do the Dexter 2 year deal with a opt out after this year, like 2/42 with 19ish this year and a $6 mil buyout, I’d be cool with that.


i know this isn't the dexter deal you were referring to but man this just made me think of how dexter surprised re-upped with us in 16 and how horsefeathering cool that was


Not only did that, but did that then hit a leadoff homer in game 7 of the world series and made himself a lot more money in the process. Literally everybody won (except the orioles lol horsefeathers them)

Edit: Oh yeah and the contract he got will be something of an albatross to our division rivals as he ages.
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Re: Jake Arrieta is going to Seattle

Postby Brian707 » Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:43 am

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Cubswin11 wrote:I’d agree this is to get Darvish (or maybe Cobb) to move but if Jake wants to do the Dexter 2 year deal with a opt out after this year, like 2/42 with 19ish this year and a $6 mil buyout, I’d be cool with that.


i know this isn't the dexter deal you were referring to but man this just made me think of how dexter surprised re-upped with us in 16 and how horsefeathering cool that was


Not only did that, but did that then hit a leadoff homer in game 7 of the world series and made himself a lot more money in the process. Literally everybody won (except the orioles lol horsefeathers them)

Edit: Oh yeah and the contract he got will be something of an albatross to our division rivals as he ages.


Which reminds me I haven't watched game 7 yet in 2018.
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Re: Jake Arrieta is going to Seattle

Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:15 am

Game 7, the last good thing that happened.
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Re: Jake Arrieta is going to Seattle

Postby Derwood » Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:42 am

So why is this thread title still a thing?
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Re: Jake Arrieta is going to Seattle

Postby David » Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:53 am

Derwood wrote:So why is this thread title still a thing?


Did he retroactively not go to Seattle or something?


I'mma be honest, I thought Derwood was gonna come in here and be like, "Dexter was on the 2015 team?"
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Re: Jake Arrieta is going to Seattle

Postby Derwood » Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:58 am

David wrote:
Derwood wrote:So why is this thread title still a thing?


Did he retroactively not go to Seattle or something?


I'mma be honest, I thought Derwood was gonna come in here and be like, "Dexter was on the 2015 team?"


It’s a misleading title in a transactions thread.
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Re: Jake Arrieta is going to Seattle

Postby UMFan83 » Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:08 am

Derwood wrote:
David wrote:
Derwood wrote:So why is this thread title still a thing?


Did he retroactively not go to Seattle or something?


I'mma be honest, I thought Derwood was gonna come in here and be like, "Dexter was on the 2015 team?"


It’s a misleading title in a transactions thread.


$20 says Derwood has been tricked at least 3 times seeing this thread bumped and thinking he is signing with the Mariners
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Re: Jake Arrieta is going to Seattle

Postby Cubswin11 » Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:12 am

Nigthengale says we’d be comfortable going 4 years about $110 for Jake. FWIW. Doubt it’s true since Nightengale is a buffoon but $27.5 aav is tough to swallow, though the 4 years is nice.
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Re: Jake Arrieta is going to Seattle

Postby squally1313 » Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:16 am

Sammy Sofa wrote:Game 7, the last good thing that happened.


I just went back and watched the highlights from Cubs/Nats game 5 thinking maybe we had one good night, and jesus, what a disaster of a game that was. The biggest highlight was Davis K'ing Bryce to end it, but even that as this point doesn't do a whole lot with Davis off to Colorado and Harper a year away from taking over right field at Wrigley.
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Re: Jake Arrieta is going to Seattle

Postby David » Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:18 am

UMFan83 wrote:
Derwood wrote:
David wrote:
Did he retroactively not go to Seattle or something?


I'mma be honest, I thought Derwood was gonna come in here and be like, "Dexter was on the 2015 team?"


It’s a misleading title in a transactions thread.


$20 says Derwood has been tricked at least 3 times seeing this thread bumped and thinking he is signing with the Mariners


Derwood is one of those people getting into arguments in FB/article comments after reading only the click bait headline
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Re: Jake Arrieta is going to Seattle

Postby Derwood » Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:18 am

UMFan83 wrote:
Derwood wrote:
David wrote:
Did he retroactively not go to Seattle or something?


I'mma be honest, I thought Derwood was gonna come in here and be like, "Dexter was on the 2015 team?"


It’s a misleading title in a transactions thread.


$20 says Derwood has been tricked at least 3 times seeing this thread bumped and thinking he is signing with the Mariners


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Re: Jake Arrieta is going to Seattle

Postby jersey cubs fan » Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:19 am

Derwood wrote:
David wrote:
Derwood wrote:So why is this thread title still a thing?


Did he retroactively not go to Seattle or something?


I'mma be honest, I thought Derwood was gonna come in here and be like, "Dexter was on the 2015 team?"


It’s a misleading title in a transactions thread.

He went to Seattle.
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Re: Jake Arrieta is going to Seattle

Postby minnesotacubsfan » Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:59 am

jersey cubs fan wrote:
Derwood wrote:
David wrote:
Did he retroactively not go to Seattle or something?


I'mma be honest, I thought Derwood was gonna come in here and be like, "Dexter was on the 2015 team?"


It’s a misleading title in a transactions thread.

He went to Seattle.



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Re: Jake Arrieta is going to Seattle

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:54 pm

jersey cubs fan wrote:
Derwood wrote:
David wrote:
Did he retroactively not go to Seattle or something?


I'mma be honest, I thought Derwood was gonna come in here and be like, "Dexter was on the 2015 team?"


It’s a misleading title in a transactions thread.

He went to Seattle.

and he is Jake Arrieta
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Re: Jake Arrieta is going to Seattle

Postby Outshined_One » Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:28 pm

Derwood wrote:So why is this thread title still a thing?


There. Happy now?
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Re: Jake Arrieta went to Seattle.

Postby David » Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:05 pm

So apparently arrietas most interested suitors right now are the cardinals and cubs

I wasn't one of the people who hated him but I really don't want him back
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Re: Jake Arrieta went to Seattle.

Postby Brian » Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:20 pm

Matt Carpenter and Dex v. Tommy, who wins Jake's heart?
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Re: Jake Arrieta went to Seattle.

Postby davell » Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:25 pm

Considering who the rumored teams are that are serious about adding starting pitching, the Cubs honestly are the easy choice. They run the Free Agent market right now.
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Re: Jake Arrieta went to Seattle.

Postby Cubswin11 » Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:50 am

Watching the 2016 WS thing on MLBN right now and it’s on Game 2 with Jake...... just thinking about resigning him if the offer/our value of Cobb is 3/42 I find it really hard to believe our offer/what we’d go to/what we value him at is 4/110 on Jake. Jake is better than Cobb but I doubt the FO values him at ~$13 mil more a year in AAV over Cobb. I’d guess our offer is more like 3/65-70 or 4/85-90 to Jake at the max.
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Re: Jake Arrieta went to Seattle.

Postby CubinNY » Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:39 pm

I would like to have Jake pitching for the Cubs but I would like Darvish more. If we can’t get Darvish, get Jake.
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Re: Jake Arrieta went to Seattle.

Postby Bull » Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:45 pm

Nothing is ever going to happen.
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Re: Jake Arrieta went to Seattle.

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Re: Jake Arrieta went to Seattle.

Postby Cubswin11 » Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:48 pm

Didn't Caritini hit some minor league pitcher in the head last year or the year before with a comebacker and he had to have emergency surgery or something?
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