How many 30 HR players?

How many 30 HR players will the Cubs have in 2018?

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How many 30 HR players?

Postby Tim » Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:45 pm

How many 30 HR players will the Cubs have in 2018? List 'em in the thread.
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby Tim » Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:48 pm

Bryant
Rizzo
Schwarbs
Contreras
Baez
Russell

It's going to be a heck of a fun offense.
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby David » Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:49 pm

Bryant
Rizzo
Contreras
Schwarber
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby treebird » Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:33 pm

4. Bryant/Rizzo/Schwarber, then one of Baez/Contreras/Russell/Happ depending on playing time/improvement/remaining on the team.
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby Cubswin11 » Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:40 pm

treebird wrote:4. Bryant/Rizzo/Schwarber, then one of Baez/Contreras/Russell/Happ depending on playing time/improvement/remaining on the team.

I voted 4 and this was my thinking/logic as well. Bryant/Rizzo/Schwarber are my locks then one of those other guys get there. I feel pretty confident saying we should have 7, 20-25+ HR guys with all of the guys listed above.
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby UMFan83 » Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:42 pm

Heyward will hit 30 HRs

....by the end of his contract



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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:15 pm

Bryant
Rizzo
Contreras
Happ
Schwarber
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:26 pm

Bryant, Rizzo, and Schwarber. Happ and Baez will hit at a 30 HR/650 PA pace but not get enough playing time to get there. Willson will be in the 20s but will be selling out for power a bit less with the amount of time he spends leading off.
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby CyHawk_Cub » Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:31 pm

^^^ That.

Going forward, just assume that whatever baseball-related thing TT says is also my opinion. You're all welcome for the coming brilliance.
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby Derwood » Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:30 am

Rizzo and Schwarber, with lots of guys flirting with 30 but not quite getting there
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby TomtheBombadil » Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:38 am

Derwood wrote:Rizzo and Schwarber, with lots of guys flirting with 30 but not quite getting there


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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby David » Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:55 am

TomtheBombadil wrote:
Derwood wrote:Rizzo and Schwarber, with lots of guys flirting with 30 but not quite getting there


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damn this was a perfect gif for this lmao
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby treebird » Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:59 am

David wrote:
TomtheBombadil wrote:
Derwood wrote:Rizzo and Schwarber, with lots of guys flirting with 30 but not quite getting there


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damn this was a perfect gif for this lmao


i could not believe i was smashing the heart for a bombadil post but he nailed it
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby David » Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:10 am

treebird wrote:
David wrote:
TomtheBombadil wrote:
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damn this was a perfect gif for this lmao


i could not believe i was smashing the heart for a bombadil post but he nailed it

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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby philosophizer75 » Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:32 am

Rizzo, Schwarber, Bryant, Contreras, and Javy.
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby Derwood » Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:14 am

Im not rooting against Bryant (I hope he hits 60) but I’m just making a prediction
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby MWV » Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:24 am

Derwood wrote:Im not rooting against Bryant (I hope he hits 60) but I’m just making a prediction

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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby Cubswin11 » Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:33 am

Derwood wrote:Im not rooting against Bryant (I hope he hits 60) but I’m just making a prediction

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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby The_Achiever » Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:36 am

Rizzo, KB, Willy, Schwarbs.

I actually voted 3 so the poll is now wrong.
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby MWV » Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:47 am

The_Achiever wrote:Rizzo, KB, Willy, Schwarbs.

I actually voted 3 so the poll is now wrong.

Rizzo, KB, Schwarber. And I accidentally voted 4, so we’re square.
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby TomtheBombadil » Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:59 am

Transmogrified Tiger wrote:Bryant, Rizzo, and Schwarber. Happ and Baez will hit at a 30 HR/650 PA pace but not get enough playing time to get there. Willson will be in the 20s but will be selling out for power a bit less with the amount of time he spends leading off.


Agreed and is Willson at leadoff as common as it should be? MiL Contreras had the approach and skills for it plus this was his second half last year:

.305/.407/.586 with a 17.3% K rate (14.7% walk rate)

over 150 PAs.
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby Regular Show » Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:32 am

treebird wrote:4. Bryant/Rizzo/Schwarber, then one of Baez/Contreras/Russell/Happ depending on playing time/improvement/remaining on the team.


Yup, exact same logic. I think Bryant, Rizzo and Schwarber are locks as long as they remain healthy. I think one of Baez or Happ get there. Russell always misses some time with some nagging injury. Contreras might get there if he gets enough playing time, but he takes a beating behind the plate and might need to go on the DL occasionally to recover/be ready for the postseason.
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Re: How many 30 HR players?

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Re: How many 30 HR players?

Postby Derwood » Mon May 07, 2018 2:08 am

Are se sure they are going to hit 30 HR's as a team?
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