Organizational Recap – Chapman May Never Pitch for the Cubs

Published on July 27th, 201619 comment

Shem loads up his rant gun and lets it fly after yesterday’s loss to the White Sox.

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Free Agency

Published on July 26th, 201610 comment

Picking up where we left off last week after our discussion of the reserve clause, today’s Quickie will discuss the rules for free agency in the major leagues.

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Organizational Recap: Bring on Chapman

Published on July 26th, 201646 comment

Yesterday I mentioned that because I didn’t know the details of the trade, I couldn’t give my opinion on if I liked it or not. Now we know that it was Aroldis Chapman going to the Cubs for Gleyber Torres, Billy McKinney, Adam Warren, and Rashad Crawford. I saw a lot of buzz on Twitter yesterday when the news came out that it was a 4 for 1 deal that the Cubs overpaid, but let’s break it down for a minute.

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Organizational Recap: Chapman Coming?

Published on July 25th, 201638 comment

We heard late last night massive talk that the Cubs are close to a deal with the Yankees and that it’s basically done. It’s hard to comment on it when we truly do not know all the details and I hate commenting on rumors, so I will say this….

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Organizational Recap – The Brewers Are Bad

Published on July 23rd, 201637 comment

I spent my Friday night excited after a day off from baseball ready to sit on the couch and watch Cubs and Brewers in July. Am I a loser?

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