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I'm not sure why Al thinks Bonifacio is playing third just to be showcased.
Commented on Cubs vs. Rockies Preview, Tuesday 7/29, 7:05 CT on Jul 29 2014, 6:28p - 2 replies
Yeah, that was in the Mooney piece I linked.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 5:59p - 1 reply
Oh, come on.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 5:55p
But those two guys weren't ever going to be on the 2012 or 2013 teams.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 5:15p - 1 reply
Sorry, but that forgets a really key point.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 5:15p
I don't see a sig ...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 5:04p - 1 reply
Explain point 2?
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 5:04p - 1 reply
Part you were born to play?
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 5:01p - 1 reply
I'm pretty sure he's just doing this ...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 5:01p
Here's how I'd break down the FO's efforts and results over the past three offseasons:
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 5:01p - 1 reply
SWL is really Shawn Kemp.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:57p - 1 reply
Jesus Christ.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:52p - 1 reply
Well, I'm going to do it again.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:51p - 1 reply
Here was SWL's question:
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:50p - 2 replies
That's a fair question.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:42p - 1 reply
And how many of those clubs that made the playoffs ...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:41p - 1 reply
How about you explain why 70 wins matters as opposed to 69.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:40p - 1 reply
Well, they didn't replace them with nothing.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:38p - 1 reply
Back in 2010-11 ...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:37p - 1 reply
What a joke.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:32p - 1 reply
Um ...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:30p - 1 reply
Marshall -- one reliever out of the necessary seven (or eight).
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:29p - 1 reply
You've mentioned the 2013 Red Sox.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:28p - 1 reply
So you can win 71 and be a good GM ...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:27p - 1 reply
After 2011, the Cubs had the following:
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:26p - 1 reply
It's not a double-standard. And here's why.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:23p - 1 reply
Um.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:21p - 4 replies
Interesting final tweet.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:18p - 1 reply
The Red Sox going into 2013 ...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:18p - 1 reply
And ...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:17p - 2 replies
Yeah, this is really, really, really stupid.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:16p - 1 reply
And begin the conversation ...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:11p - 2 replies
Oh, I completely agree with that.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 4:05p - 1 reply
No more "Mr. Passive Resistance."
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 3:55p - 2 replies
Eh, there is some advantage in having a L-R-L system, even if all the bats are strong.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 3:53p - 2 replies
Don't you know the Dewey Decimal System?
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 3:46p - 1 reply
Apparently, the Cubs are pretty high on Rusney Castillo.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 3:44p - 5 replies
So now he's blaming Theo for things that happened before he started?
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 3:27p - 2 replies
I don't think Arguello came up with that.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 3:16p - 1 reply
Wait, what?
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 2:59p - 3 replies
FWIW, I don't think anyone is in the trade-Ruggiano-right-freaking-now camp.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 2:50p - 1 reply
Well ...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 1:07p - 1 reply
Maybe not. I'd still rather take my chances on him ...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:57p - 1 reply
I see no distinction there.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:53p - 1 reply
I doubt he gets more than $4 million.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:53p - 1 reply
OK, maybe not.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:47p
For me, the key is that he's under team control for two more years.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:44p - 1 reply
Respectfully ...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:44p - 1 reply
You know no one's trolling you.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:28p - 1 reply
He's not THAT replaceable.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:26p - 2 replies
That's just incorrect.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:25p - 1 reply
Right.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:21p
Where else ...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:19p - 1 reply
Al, sorry, but your stance here is just indefensible.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:16p - 1 reply
What do you mean by ...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:07p - 1 reply
Bigger question:
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:05p
Sure, it's a little different.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:04p
Because ...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:03p - 1 reply
Ah. I hadn't noticed his slump.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 11:59a - 1 reply
Well, I didn't cherry pick two guys.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 11:58a - 1 reply
Well, it depends if the past month has been a mirage.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 11:56a - 1 reply
Really? Really?
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 11:55a - 1 reply
Ha.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 9:53a - 2 replies
Might be worth trying, at least.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 9:46a - 1 reply
We've been down this road before.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 9:44a - 3 replies
He's a former infielder, and I read somewhere that he takes ground balls before each game.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 9:39a - 1 reply
The other problem is that Sweeney has been bad and hurt.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 9:38a
I think Ruggiano's hamstrings are part of the issue.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 9:33a
I haven't done the research on this, but isn't Coghlan pretty weak defensively?
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 9:28a - 1 reply
Totally agreed.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 9:26a - 2 replies
Russell wants to start? What?
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 9:13a - 2 replies
Well, Stubbs wasn't a free agent, so it was a more difficult attempt.
Commented on On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Rockies Series Preview on Jul 28 2014, 5:51p
He's someone some of us suggested for the Cubs outfield last offseason.
Commented on On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Rockies Series Preview on Jul 28 2014, 5:39p - 1 reply
Very different.
Commented on Dodgers Acquire Darwin Barney From Cubs on Jul 28 2014, 5:21p - 1 reply
As one of the staunchest critics of that trade, I now agree.
Commented on Dodgers Acquire Darwin Barney From Cubs on Jul 28 2014, 5:19p
I bet the next week plays out like this.
Commented on Dodgers Acquire Darwin Barney From Cubs on Jul 28 2014, 4:49p
I wonder what the market is for Bonifacio.
Commented on Dodgers Acquire Darwin Barney From Cubs on Jul 28 2014, 4:41p - 3 replies
Hmmm.
Commented on Dodgers Acquire Darwin Barney From Cubs on Jul 28 2014, 4:33p
I was talking with someone about this earlier.
Commented on Dodgers Acquire Darwin Barney From Cubs on Jul 28 2014, 4:28p
Good luck, Darwin.
Commented on Dodgers Acquire Darwin Barney From Cubs on Jul 28 2014, 4:18p - 2 replies
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