Cubs Playoff Ticket Lottery
The Cubs opened up registration for playoff tickets at Wrigley Field today. Basically you register online and winners are "randomly" selected to be able to purchase tickets for either the NLDS and NLCS (you may get lucky and win both). If you're chosen, you are limited to one game and two tickets for that series. You have until noon CST on September 19th to register for any possible NLDS games at Wrigley.
For those with more experience with this sort of thing, if you are a "winner", are you guaranteed tickets or just the right to enter the Virtual Waiting Room?
Ticket prices and full schedule after the jump...
Section -- NLDS -- NLCS
Club Box - IF -- $100 -- $150
Club Box - OF -- 75 -- 125
Field Box - IF -- 75 -- 125
Field Box - OF -- 65 -- 110
Terrace Box - IF -- 60 -- 100
Terrace Box - OF -- 55 -- 90
Upper Deck Box - IF -- 60 -- 100
Upper Deck Box - OF -- 55 -- 90
Bleacher Reserved -- 60 -- 100
Terrace Reserved - IF -- 40 -- 70
Terrace Reserved - OF -- 35 -- 60
Upper Deck Reserved - IF -- 30 -- 50
Upper Deck Reserved - OF -- 25 -- 40
Standing Room Only -- 25 -- 30
Please see the schedule below:
POSTSEASON REGISTRATION PERIOD BEGINS:
12 noon CT, Tuesday, 09/03/2008
NLDS REGISTRATION PERIOD ENDS:
12 noon CT, Friday, 09/19/2008
NLDS RANDOM DRAWING:
NLDS WINNERS NOTIFIED VIA E-MAIL:
NLDS SALE FOR WINNERS:
12 noon - 6 p.m. CT, Tuesday, 09/22/2008
NLCS REGISTRATION PERIOD ENDS:
12 noon CT, Monday, 9/29/2008
NLCS RANDOM DRAWING:
NLCS WINNERS NOTIFIED VIA E-MAIL:
NLCS SALE FOR WINNERS:
12 noon - 6 p.m. CT, Friday, 10/3/2008
"Like the Chapman deal for Cubs from on-field POV, wish I didn't now have to feel lousy following an otherwise likable Cubs team." @jonahkeri
pretty much sums up my feelings
You mean Yankees?
You do have a point. The TheoJed certainly would need to address this in a transparent way. Milton Bradley was no help to the team.
FWIW, the Cubs would get a compensation draft pick between the 1st & 2nd rounds (around #35) if they extend a Qualifying Offer to Chapman post-2016 (probably about $17M), Chapman declines, and then he signs with another MLB club before next year's draft.
This all assumes Chapman doesn't want to be a free agent and possibly sign a $20MM+/year deal. We all know free agents get overpaid, sometimes dramatically (Hello, JayHey!). Not sure why Chapman would agree to the extension. If i'm is agent, I would tell him I could get I'm a $100M deal as a FA.
I'll root for the uniform and imagine it's left-handed Rod Beck or Randy Myers out there I suppose.
Amen to this. I guess it's gonna happen and I'm gonna have to suck it up but I really despise domestic abusers with every bone in my body and cannot stand them on any team I root for.
I just prefer they don't acquire players that choke their wives/girlfriends.
So you'd rather go with Blown Save guy, when you can trade a prospect who is blocked for one piece that could get you over the top to the Big Dance? That is pretty old thinking. This is not a move that they cannot recover from if it goes south. But the upside is potentially historic.
I'd prefer it not happen too.
it's a hell of a blockbuster, but it's for a guy who pitches 1/3rd of a season at an extreme premium considering the guy being traded and if the early extension $$$ rumors are true.
it's one of those things that is bringing a guy at the top his game, but something is nagging me that this trade piece could have been put to better use.
a huge part of me is all "hell yeah, top of the line producer"...another part of me is "hmm, that for that?"
Still don't want. Kinda hope they can't work out the extension.
obviously not, and I'm sure they did their homework...just hope they have some better answers than the Yankees
Chapman 12+ Career WAR. Currently 4.7:1 k-BB. With Rondon/Chapman/Strop/Nathan/Montgomery/Wood...Its the best pen I can recall other than Sutter or Lee Smith handling things themselves.
Its gonna suck if he gets injured, and it appears he's not the greatest of characters.
But, he'll have another Cuban to hang out with on the team.
I agree with the names you mention but there are lots of names being tossed around still and there's that small matter of Chapman agreeing to the extension.