Cubs Sign Jorge De La Rosa

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Cubs Sign Jorge De La Rosa

Postby Bertz » Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:59 pm

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Re: Cubs Sign Jorge De La Rosa

Postby Sammy Sofa » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:03 pm

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Re: Cubs Sign Jorge De La Rosa

Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:07 pm

After 15 seconds of looking at his Fangraphs page, I'll tell ya, he seems bad!
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Re: Cubs Sign Jorge De La Rosa

Postby UMFan83 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:11 pm

Jeez, bad numbers. Add in the Hickey effect and he could be one of the worst pitchers ever!
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Re: Cubs Sign Jorge De La Rosa

Postby jersey cubs fan » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:12 pm

Rosario didn't respond well to being optioned, came back almost immediately and got shelled. This seems to be a direct response "put up or shut up" situation. De La Rosa has been bad, but might actually be a good candidate to be better than Rosario the next three weeks.
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Re: Cubs Sign Jorge De La Rosa

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:16 pm

this outta end well
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Re: Cubs Sign Jorge De La Rosa

Postby Bertz » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:18 pm

De La Rosa at least looks like he can still get lefties out reasonably well. It's not much but with Duensing and Rosario unable to clear that low bar it should be an upgrade.
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Re: Cubs Sign Jorge De La Rosa

Postby UMFan83 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:19 pm

Looks like he is dramatically better against lefties, even this year (.927 OPS vs. righties, .716 OPS vs lefties)
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Re: Cubs Sign Jorge De La Rosa

Postby Post Count Padder » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:55 pm

ok?

Does this mean we're done with Brian Duensing until Sept/forever?
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Re: Cubs Sign Jorge De La Rosa

Postby Duke Silver » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:58 pm

Our three replacement-level acquisitions are our three best pitchers, so why not try a below-replacement level guy?

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