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Erik Peterson

  • joined Jul 13, 2009
  • last login Aug 28, 2014
  • posts 317
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Born and bred a Cubs' fan. Grew up in the NW suburbs then moved to Florida for 13 years (hence the FSU logo).

Spend more time following the Cubs than I care to admit. In fact, I really should be working now.

More to come...

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Recent Activity
Well, Al kinda needs to pick one.
Commented on Cubs Who Homered In Their First Major-League At Bat on Aug 28 2014, 11:48a - 1 reply
King Felix would like a word.
Commented on Reds 7, Cubs 5: Soler Power on Aug 28 2014, 11:42a - 1 reply
Carmelo shouldn't be on the list.
Commented on Cubs Who Homered In Their First Major-League At Bat on Aug 28 2014, 11:30a - 1 reply
Sure they can.
Commented on Cubs 3, Reds 0: Anthony Rizzo Joins Exclusive Club on Aug 28 2014, 11:23a
Cub Tracks Is A Betting Man
Posted on Aug 28 2014, 8:00a
The deal gets more enticing if he is involved.
Commented on Jorge Soler, Logan Watkins Recalled By Cubs; Ryan Sweeney, Justin Ruggiano On Disabled List on Aug 27 2014, 4:47p - 1 reply
Wait till tomorrow's Cub Tracks to read this!
Commented on Jorge Soler, Logan Watkins Recalled By Cubs; Ryan Sweeney, Justin Ruggiano On Disabled List on Aug 27 2014, 4:46p
If they think they can "fix" Upton (at least relatively)
Commented on Jorge Soler, Logan Watkins Recalled By Cubs; Ryan Sweeney, Justin Ruggiano On Disabled List on Aug 27 2014, 4:38p - 2 replies
Iowa East?
Commented on Jorge Soler, Logan Watkins Recalled By Cubs; Ryan Sweeney, Justin Ruggiano On Disabled List on Aug 27 2014, 4:36p
The SS for Iowa
Commented on Cubs 3, Reds 0: Anthony Rizzo Joins Exclusive Club on Aug 27 2014, 4:34p
Seriously doubt
Commented on Cubs 3, Reds 0: Anthony Rizzo Joins Exclusive Club on Aug 27 2014, 4:33p - 1 reply
Ditto.
Commented on Cubs 3, Reds 0: Anthony Rizzo Joins Exclusive Club on Aug 27 2014, 4:32p
I'm not saying he should've gotten the job.
Commented on Cubs 3, Reds 0: Anthony Rizzo Joins Exclusive Club on Aug 27 2014, 4:05p - 1 reply
I wonder how long Turner will be in.
Commented on Jorge Soler, Logan Watkins Recalled By Cubs; Ryan Sweeney, Justin Ruggiano On Disabled List on Aug 27 2014, 4:04p - 4 replies
Yeah, we'll never really know what kind of manager he is at the MLB level.
Commented on Cubs 3, Reds 0: Anthony Rizzo Joins Exclusive Club on Aug 27 2014, 4:01p - 1 reply
For full-time roles, I agree.
Commented on Jorge Soler, Logan Watkins Recalled By Cubs; Ryan Sweeney, Justin Ruggiano On Disabled List on Aug 27 2014, 3:59p - 1 reply
Eh. No.
Commented on Cubs 3, Reds 0: Anthony Rizzo Joins Exclusive Club on Aug 27 2014, 3:43p
Perfectly reasonable.
Commented on Jorge Soler, Logan Watkins Recalled By Cubs; Ryan Sweeney, Justin Ruggiano On Disabled List on Aug 27 2014, 3:42p
Fun fact.
Commented on Jorge Soler, Logan Watkins Recalled By Cubs; Ryan Sweeney, Justin Ruggiano On Disabled List on Aug 27 2014, 3:35p - 2 replies
You wanted to see a little more of Szczur. This is good for him.
Commented on Jorge Soler, Logan Watkins Recalled By Cubs; Ryan Sweeney, Justin Ruggiano On Disabled List on Aug 27 2014, 3:34p - 1 reply
I'd vote for Villanueva, actually.
Commented on Addison Russell Headlines 7 Cubs In 2014 Arizona Fall League on Aug 27 2014, 3:30p - 1 reply
Yep.
Commented on Cubs 3, Reds 0: Anthony Rizzo Joins Exclusive Club on Aug 27 2014, 2:38p
I've floated this idea, too.
Commented on Cubs 3, Reds 0: Anthony Rizzo Joins Exclusive Club on Aug 27 2014, 2:32p - 2 replies
...
Commented on Cubs 3, Reds 0: Anthony Rizzo Joins Exclusive Club on Aug 27 2014, 12:38p - 1 reply
I think all the double-A SPs who had their seasons interrupted
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 25 on Aug 26 2014, 11:57a - 1 reply
Defensive reports on Lopez are pretty mixed.
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 25 on Aug 26 2014, 11:55a
Trade fail.
Commented on More Thoughts On The Callup Of Jorge Soler on Aug 26 2014, 11:08a
Bryant.
Commented on More Thoughts On The Callup Of Jorge Soler on Aug 26 2014, 11:08a
Why would you wish that on someone?
Commented on More Thoughts On The Callup Of Jorge Soler on Aug 26 2014, 11:02a
Oh, sure. Should still be top 5.
Commented on More Thoughts On The Callup Of Jorge Soler on Aug 26 2014, 11:02a
We probably
Commented on More Thoughts On The Callup Of Jorge Soler on Aug 26 2014, 10:56a - 1 reply
Soler's stops
Commented on More Thoughts On The Callup Of Jorge Soler on Aug 26 2014, 10:54a - 1 reply
No worries.
Commented on Cub Tracks Is Ruining Draft Pick Position on Aug 26 2014, 10:24a - 1 reply
You have suggested in the past
Commented on More Thoughts On The Callup Of Jorge Soler on Aug 26 2014, 10:01a
But, but, but....
Commented on Cub Tracks Is Ruining Draft Pick Position on Aug 26 2014, 9:51a - 4 replies
Agreed - we are pretty lucky.
Commented on Cub Tracks Is Ruining Draft Pick Position on Aug 26 2014, 9:16a - 2 replies
He hits RH, so he doesn't really solve the "platoon" part.
Commented on Counting Cubs September Callups on Aug 26 2014, 9:07a
Cub Tracks Is Ruining Draft Pick Position
Posted on Aug 26 2014, 8:00a
I'm not even lobbying for the guy.
Commented on Eric Jokisch: Wrong Place, Wrong Time on Aug 25 2014, 5:39p - 1 reply
That's a different argument.
Commented on Eric Jokisch: Wrong Place, Wrong Time on Aug 25 2014, 5:20p - 1 reply
C'mon, Tim.
Commented on Eric Jokisch: Wrong Place, Wrong Time on Aug 25 2014, 5:11p - 1 reply
Yep.
Commented on Counting Cubs September Callups on Aug 25 2014, 5:03p
I think your percentages are way too low.
Commented on Counting Cubs September Callups on Aug 25 2014, 5:02p
It was the players
Commented on Counting Cubs September Callups on Aug 25 2014, 4:58p
Rec'd for a reasonable and reasoned response.
Commented on 2015 contenders? on Aug 25 2014, 4:55p
The Cardinals are 29th in baseball in runs scored.
Commented on Cubs 2, Orioles 1: Wada Man, Wada Man, Wada Mighty Good Man on Aug 25 2014, 12:26p - 1 reply
None of those guys
Commented on 2015 contenders? on Aug 25 2014, 12:05p - 1 reply
I'm ok with that, but we still "need" a back-up 3B.
Commented on Counting Cubs September Callups on Aug 25 2014, 11:56a - 1 reply
I don't think that's out of the realm of possibility
Commented on Counting Cubs September Callups on Aug 25 2014, 11:40a - 1 reply
A couple notes for discussion purposes
Commented on Counting Cubs September Callups on Aug 25 2014, 11:14a - 3 replies
So then who else doesn't?
Commented on Counting Cubs September Callups on Aug 25 2014, 11:12a - 1 reply
Counting Cubs September Callups
Posted on Aug 25 2014, 10:00a
Cub Tracks Is Flipping The Script
Posted on Aug 24 2014, 8:00a
Telander is a "columnist"
Commented on Cubs 4, Orioles 1: Biting The Hand That Once Fed You on Aug 23 2014, 3:40p - 1 reply
C'mon, Tim.
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 21 on Aug 22 2014, 3:22p
But no one does that.
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 21 on Aug 22 2014, 3:17p
I don't see it
Commented on MLB Bullets Has Gone To Be With The Angels on Aug 22 2014, 1:13p
Yep. Winston is on a football scholarship.
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 21 on Aug 22 2014, 1:09p
Punters can, and do, get scholarships.
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 21 on Aug 22 2014, 11:42a - 1 reply
So $12M per.
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 21 on Aug 22 2014, 11:36a - 1 reply
Nits...
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 21 on Aug 22 2014, 11:33a - 1 reply
Entirely plausible.
Commented on Giants 8, Cubs 3: Enough Edwin Jackson. Enough. on Aug 21 2014, 3:55p
How about
Commented on Giants 8, Cubs 3: Enough Edwin Jackson. Enough. on Aug 21 2014, 3:25p - 1 reply
His velocity and command are getting worse.
Commented on Giants 8, Cubs 3: Enough Edwin Jackson. Enough. on Aug 21 2014, 12:20p - 1 reply
I don't necessarily disagree with that.
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 20 on Aug 21 2014, 12:17p
All four of those players have more ability than Jokisch and Beeler.
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 20 on Aug 21 2014, 12:16p
TRADE JACKSON TO THE CARDINALS FOR SHELBY MILLER!!! EJAX IS AN UPGRADE, REDBIRDS!!
Commented on Giants 8, Cubs 3: Enough Edwin Jackson. Enough. on Aug 21 2014, 10:59a
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