Game 113 Thread / Astros @ Cubs (1 of 3)
|SP||Ryan Dempster||SP||Brian Moehler|
12-4, 2.90, 126 K, 58 BB, 145.2 IP
|6-4, 4.23, 50 K, 26 BB, 93.2 IP|
|LF||Alfonso Soriano||2B||#Kaz Matsui|
|2B||*Mike Fontenot||SS||Miguel Tejada|
|1B||*Daryle Ward||1B||#Lance Berkman|
|3B||Aramis Ramirez||LF||Carlos Lee|
|CF||*Jim Edmonds||RF||Hunter Pence|
|C||Geovany Soto||3B||Ty Wigginton|
|RF||*Kosuke Fukudome||CF||*Darin Erstad|
|SS||Ronny Cedeno||C||Humberto Quintero|
|P||Ryan Dempster||P||Brian Moehler|
No time for love today, Dr. Jones, but if you see Geovany Soto visit the mound, know that he is just mocking you...the television viewer.
this makes the most sense. the team could use a replacement in the pen when chapman leaves and he could get a nice pen arm...maybe...there's a bit of concern about bryant hitting with men on that is tanking his value.
bryant has served his purpose...time to move on and let the kids play. you're next russell.
I think it will be damn funny if they send Stella down after Coghlan gets back.
I think Jones held up part of your sentence at third while the rest ran through the sign.
has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?”
I agree -- I think if you are a soft-tosser, you need a track record before you are taken seriously. If Kyle posts sub-3.00 ERA consistently and wins 15+ games a few times (and pitches more innings), he may have a shot at the award in a few years. Hopefully, he gets in the top 5 this year -- would be deserved and a nice boost for his confidence.
It's also possible that the Cubs have no intention of recalling Spencer Patton. Perhaps Maddon has seen enough of him, and Patton will eventually be one of the players cut to make room for others who will be added to the 40 in September.
I doesn't know what your talking about.
Maybe it's to get him some game action. He's only pitched for the Cubs once in the last 10 days. I don't really care much about him going down since he's sucked when up here.
I really want Rivero to be called up.
CHITOWNMVP01: It is indeed odd that the Cubs did not just wait one more day to recall LaStella.
As far as Spencer Patton is concerned...
Why didn't they wait until tomorrow to call up TLS? Don't they have to wait 10 days to bring Patton back up now?
Cubs assigned to Mesa Solar Sox (AFL):
Victor Caratini, C
James Farris, RHRP
Ian Happ, 2B-OF
Eloy Jimenez, OF
Ryan McNeil, RHRP
Steve Perakslis, RHRP
Duane Underwood Jr, RHSP
Brian Lawrence, Pitching Coach
Jimenez, Happ, Caratini and Underwood are among the Cubs Top 10 Prospects, and playing in the AFL should help speed their development.
So presuming he remains on the MLB Active List for the balance of the MLB regular season, Tommy LaStella will be at 2+102 MLB Service Time at the end of the season, far short of what he would have needed to accrue to have a chance at "Super Two" status post-2016. (Even if he had remained on the MLB Active List for the entire season and finished at 2+124 MLB Service Time, he still would have only been "on the bubble" for possible "Super Two" status post-2016).
I don't know about the defensive part of the equation, the fact all the Cubs pitchers are so ahead of their FIP makes me think it's a lot more defense than anything special Hendricks is doing.