Cubs Sign Matt Duffy, Minor League Deal

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Cubs Sign Matt Duffy, Minor League Deal

Postby Cubswin11 » Mon Dec 21, 2020 9:57 pm

He’s been pretty bad for awhile, but I guess is okay emergency depth. Can kinda do the contact thing and has a 2+ and 4+ win year on the resume. Still under 30.

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Re: Cubs Sign Matt Duffy, Minor League Deal

Postby Bertz » Mon Dec 21, 2020 10:15 pm

He was on a Minor League deal with the Yankees last year, and the Yankees are THE premier team at rehabilitating bats. They're basically the hitter version of what the Rays do with relievers. So this is interesting in the same way Ryne Stanek became like 30% more interesting when we saw the Rays and Dodgers like him.

Even if there's not anything deeper there though, Iowa is pathetisad on the position player front. So this is still very valuable depth regardless.
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Re: Cubs Sign Matt Duffy, Minor League Deal

Postby TomtheBombadil » Mon Dec 21, 2020 10:25 pm

I like it, another quality MiL signing (Gamez, Snelten, the Nats guy the other day, Holder...)
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Re: Cubs Sign Matt Duffy, Minor League Deal

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Re: Cubs Sign Matt Duffy, Minor League Deal

Postby The Logan » Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:01 am

Cubswin11 wrote:https://twitter.com/ballskwok/status/1341155686265344000?s=21


I feel like we've been spoiled with so many phenoms coming up through the ranks in their early 20's or as teenagers that many people have forgotten that most players don't really hit their prime until 27-32.
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Re: Cubs Sign Matt Duffy, Minor League Deal

Postby David » Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:05 am

The Logan wrote:
Cubswin11 wrote:https://twitter.com/ballskwok/status/1341155686265344000?s=21


I feel like we've been spoiled with so many phenoms coming up through the ranks in their early 20's or as teenagers that many people have forgotten that most players don't really hit their prime until 27-32.


that's not true. hasn't been the case for quite a while now.

https://tht.fangraphs.com/aging-curves- ... trikeouts/
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Re: Cubs Sign Matt Duffy, Minor League Deal

Postby CubinNY » Tue Dec 22, 2020 8:08 pm

Yea?
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