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Wednesday, January 11, 2012
I Am Fine with This
As Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer assemble a 2012 team that looks to be, well, not very good, I find myself in an odd state of mind. Of their six biggest contributors in terms of WAR in 2011, four (Matt Garza, Aramis Ramirez, Carlos Peña, Sean Marshall) are either gone or apparently on their way out, and in no case does it appear that the Cubs have clearly superior short- or long-term replacements. Ramirez was one of three 10 and 5 players on the 2011 team. Only one, Ryan Dempster, is likely to ...Read More...
Posted: January 11, 2012 at 12:06 AM | 56 comment(s)
Monday, August 22, 2011
Now that the Cubs have finally fired Jim Hendry, I thought it’d be a good time to see if this blog thing still works. I’ve decided to create a thread listing the potential candidates, and anytime I see any sort of update, I’ll put it in this thread. If I miss a story, please feel free to add it yourself.
The early candidates include:
Buster Olney mentioned on BBTN last night that he believes the top 3 are the Cubs top choices, while a lot ...Read More...
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