Updated 2010 Cubs Extended Spring Training Stats - Through May 15th

Here are the unofficial statistics for EXST Cubs players through May 15th. (There is no Official Scorer at Cactus League Extended Spring Training games, so the stats are not official).


2010 EXST CUBS RECORD: 9-17-7 (33 GAMES PLAYED THRU 5/15)


* Bats or throws left
* Bats both


EXST CUBS BATTING:


CURRENT ROSTER:


Brandon May (3B-1B-2B) – 356/443/508 (21-59, 7 2B, 3B, 10 BB, 12 K, HBP, 16 R, 11 RBI, 2 GIDP, SF, 19 GAMES)


Jesus Morelli (RF-CF-LF) – 350/426/525 (14-40, 6 2B, 3B, 3BB, 7 K, 3 HBP, 7 R, 4 RBI, SF, 2 SB, 13 GAMES)


* Pin-Chieh Chen (2B-SS) – 333/400/351 (19-57, 2B, 7 BB, 8 K, 9 R, 7 RBI, SH, 4 SB, 2 CS, 18 GAMES)


Jae-Hoon Ha (C-RF) – 310/364/448 (9-29, 2B, HR, 3 BB, 5 K, 4 R, 2 RBI, 2 GIDP, SF, CS, PO, 11 GAMES)


* Alvaro Ramirez (CF-LF) – 309/326/429 (13-42, 2B, 3B, HR, BB, 6 K, HBP, 2 R, 9 RBI, 2 SH, 3 SB, 2 CS, 13 GAMES)


Manuel Pestana (LF-CF) – 300/300/400 (3-10, 2B, 2 K, R, 2 RBI, 4 GAMES) - DISABLED LIST (shoulder)


# Rafael Disla (2B-SS-3B-LF) – 294/333/529 (10-34, 4 2B, 2 3B, 2 BB, 8 K, HBP, 10 R, 6 RBI, GIDP, 2 SH, 3 SB, CS, 14 GAMES)


Luis Flores (C) – 294/409/412 (5-17, 3B, 4 BB, 3 K, R, 2 RBI, SF, SB, 9 GAMES) - NOTE: Was reinstated from Suspended List on 4/26


* Sergio Burruel (C) – 250/333/321 (7-28, 2 2B, 3 BB, 10 K, HBP, 2 R, 6 RBI, 2 GIDP, SF, 13 GAMES)


* Bobby Wagner (1B-3B) – 234/302/467 (11-47, 3 2B, 3B, 2 HR, 4 BB, 17 K, HBP, 6 R, 12 RBI, SF, 16 GAMES)


Runey Davis (LF-CF-RF) – 222/298/240 (11-50, 2B, 4 BB, 11 K, 2 HBP, 7 R, 3 RBI, GIDP, SF, 2 SB, 2 CS, 17 GAMES)


Albert Hernandez (LF-RF-1B) – 204/259/286 (10-49, 2 2B, 3B, 4 BB, 16 K, 4 R, 3 RBI, 4 GIDP, SF, SB, 2 CS, 18 GAMES)


Cody Shields (LF-CF) – 200/233/229 (7-35, 2B, 2 BB, 9 K, 4 R, 4 RBI, GIDP, SF, 3 SB, PO, 14 GAMES)


# Arismendy Alcantara (SS-2B) – 192/263/332 (13-68, 2 2B, 3B, 2 HR, 5 BB, 13 K, 2 HBP, 15 R, 6 RBI, SF, 3 SB,. 2 CS, 22 GAMES)


* Wes Darvill (SS-2B) – 192/286/192 (9-47, 7 BB, 10 K, 3 R, 4 RBI, 2 SH, SB, 2 CS, 18 GAMES)


Jose Guevara (C-1B) – 190/320/190 (4-21, 3 BB, 8 K, HBP, 2 R, RBI, 12 GAMES)


Xavier Batista (RF-CF) – 188/254/313 (9-48, 3 2B, HR, 4 BB, 24 K, HBP, 8 R, 6 RBI, 3 GIDP, SF, SH, 17 GAMES)


Blair Springfield (2B-LF) – 178/212/178 (8-45, 2 BB, 16 K, 3 R, 4 RBI, GIDP, SB, CS, 17 GAMES)


# Vismeldy Bieneme (3B-2B) – 172/287/172 (5-29, 5 BB, 12 K, 3 R, 2 RBI, SF, SB, 11 GAMES)


Carlos Romero (C-1B) – 160/276/200 (4-25, 2B, 2 BB, 8 K, 2 HBP, 3 R, 2 RBI, GIDP, 13 GAMES)


Melvin Camarena (1B-LF-RF) – 150/208/200 (3-20, 2B, 2 BB, 10 K, R, RBI, SB, SF, SH, 8 GAMES) - DISABLED LIST (unknown)


* Kyung-Min Na (CF-RF) – 133/186/133 (2-15, BB, 5 K, R, CS, 7 GAMES)


THE DEPARTED:


* Francisco Guzman (CF) – 471/500/588 (8-17, 3B, BB, K, 7 R, 5 RBI, 3 SB, CS, 5 GAMES) - MOVED UP TO PEORIA 4/23


Jonathan Mota (C-2B) – 308/375/538 (3 2B, 2 BB, K, R, 4 RBI, SH, PO, 5 GAMES) - MOVED UP TO PEORIA 4/23


Charles Thomas (3B-1B) – 303/342/348 (20-66, 3 2B, 5 BB, 8 K, 13 R, 8 RBI, SF, C-INT, 4 SB, PO, 19 GAMES) – MOVED UP TO PEORIA 5/12


Rebel Ridling (1B) – 286/286/333 (6-21, 2B, 4 K, R, RBI, 5 GAMES) - REHAB COMPLETED 4/23


D. J. Fitzgerald (LF-RF) – 267/354/400 (4-15, 2 2B, 2 BB, 7 K, 3 R, 4 RBI, 5 GAMES) – MOVED UP TO PEORIA 4/23


* Matt Spencer (1B) – 250/308/833 (3-12, 2B, HR, BB, K, 3 R, RBI, 2 GAMES) - REHAB COMPLETED 4/18


Jason Dubois (DH) – 214/267/357 (3-14, 2 2B, BB, 4 K, R, 2 RBI, GIDP, 4 GAMES) - REHAB COMPLETED 5/15


EXST CUBS PITCHERS:


CURRENT ROSTER:


Marcus Hatley: 0.00 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, .250 OBA – 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 K, 2/1 GO/FO, 2 GAMES (2 GS) - REHAB (2009 TJS)


Corey Martin: 0.00 ERA, 0.90 WHIP, .231 OBA - 3.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R (0 ER), 0 BB, 2 K, 4/4 GO/FO, 3 GAMES – REHAB (strained calf)


Alvaro Sosa: 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP, .000 OBA – 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K, 1/0 GO/FO, 1 G (1 GS) – NOTE: ex-catcher converted to RHP April 2010


* Marcos Perez: 1.27 ERA, 0.52 WHIP, .125 OBA – 21.1 IP, 9 H, 3 R (3 ER), 2 BB, 17 K, 1 HBP, 1 GIDP, 26/20 GO/FO, 8 GAMES (3 GS)


Frank Batista: 2.29 ERA, 0.89 WHIP, .189 OBA – 15.2 IP, 11 H, 7 R (4 ER), 3 BB, 13K, 14/19 GO/FO, 5 GAMES (3 GS)


Luis Liria: 2.79 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, .259 OBA – 19.1 IP, 20 H, 7 R (6 ER), 8 BB, 19 K, 1 HBP, 1 WP, 1 GIDP, 18/15 GO/FO, 7 GAMES (3 GS)


* Drew Rundle: 2.84 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, .269 OBA – 6.1 IP, 7 H, 4 R (2 ER), 3 BB, 2 K, 1 PO, 6/7 GO/FO, 5 GAMES – NOTE: Ex-OF converted to LHP September 2009


Jadel Mendez: 3.00 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, .286 OBA – 9.0 IP, 10 H, 6 R (3 ER), 0 BB, 3 K, 1 HBP, 1 WP, 2 GIDP, 1 PO, 12/6 GO/FO, 6 GAMES


Tarlandus Mitchell: 3.38 ERA, 1.68 WHIP, .261 OBA – 16.0 IP, 17 H, 6 R (6 ER), 10 BB, 14 K, 2 HBP, 2 WP, 14/14 GO/FO, 6 GAMES (5 GS)


* Austin Kirk: 3.98 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, .258 OBA – 16.2 IP, 17 H, 7 R (7 ER), 6 BB, 17 K, 1 WP, 1 GIDP, 1 PO, 12/20 GO/FO, 6 GAMES (3 GS)


Rogelio Carmona: 4.05 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, .231 OBA – 13.1 IP, 12 H, 8 R (6 ER), 4 BB, 14 K, 1 WP, 11/12 GO/FO, 11 GAMES


* John Mincone: 4.12 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, .208 OBA – 19.2 IP, 15 H, 12 R (9 ER), 6 BB, 12 K, 2 GIDP, 1 WP, 1 BALK, 1 PO, 26/18 GO/FO, 7 GAMES (3 GS)


Jose Rosario: 4.50 ERA, 1.79 WHIP, .311 OBA – 14.0 IP, 18 H, 12 R (7 ER), 7 BB, 9 K, 1 HR, 1 HBP, 1 BALK, 2 GIDP, 1 PO, 22/9 GO/FO, 6 GAMES


Yao-Lin Wang: 5.06 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, .283 OBA, - 16.0 IP, 19 H, 9 R (9 ER), 3 BB, 16 K, 1 WP, 1 GIDP, 1 BALK, 1 PO, 12/12 GO/FO, 5 GAMES (3 GS)


Alvido Jimenez: 5.63 ERA, 1.75 WHIP, .273 OBA – 8.0 IP, 9 H, 6 R (5 ER), 5 BB, 5 K, 1 WP, 10/6 GO/FO, 6 GAMES


Danny Keefe: 5.65 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, .245 OBA – 14.1 IP, 14 H, 9 R (9 ER), 1 BB, 20 K, 1 HBP, 15/9 GO/FO, 10 GAMES


Jesse Ginley: 6.55 ERA, 1.82 WHIP, .304 OBA – 11.0 IP, 14 H, 8 R (8 ER), 6 BB, 3 K, 2 HR, 2 HBP, 1 GIDP, 13/15 GO/FO, 7 GAMES (1 GS)


Hector Mayora: 6.75 ERA, 2.25 WHIP, .200 OBA, 1.1 0.00 ERA, 27.00 WHIP, .000 OBA – 1.1 IP, 1 H, 2 R (1 ER), 2 BB, 2 K, 2/0 GO/FO, 2 GAMES (1 GS)


Tzu-An Wang: 7.11 ERA, 1.58 WHIP, .269 OBA – 6.1 IP, 7 H, 7 R (5 ER), 3 BB, 6 K, 1 HBP, 4/9 GO/FO, 5 GAMES


Eduardo Figueroa: 7.82 ERA, 2.13 WHIP, .367 OBA – 12.2 IP, 22 H, 15 R (11 ER), 5 BB, 9 K, 1 HR, 1 HBP, 3 WP, 2 PO, 8/18 GO/FO, 5 GAMES (4 GS)


Carlos Rojas: 9.23 ERA, 1.82 WHIP, .321 OBA – 12.2 IP, 18 H, 16 R (13 ER), 5 BB, 12 K, 4 HR, 2 HBP, 1 WP, 13/12 GO/FO, 10 GAMES


Gian Guzman: 19.20 ERA, 3.43 WHIP, .333 OBA - 4.2 IP, 7 H, 10 R (10 ER), 9 BB, 0 K, 3 HR, 1 HBP, 4/8 GO/FO, 4 GAMES


* Cody Hams: 40.50 ERA, 6.75 WHIP, .600 OBA - 1.1 IP, 6 H, 6 R (6 ER), 3 BB, 2 K, 2/0 GO/GO, 2 GAMES


Chris Huseby: INFINITE ERA, INFINITE WHIP, .000 OBA - 0.0 IP, 0 H, 4 R (4 ER), 4 BB, 0 K, 2 WP, 1 GAME


THE DEPARTED:


Esmailin Caridad: 0.00 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, .000 OBA - 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 1 K, 1/2 GO/FO, 1 GAME – REHAB COMPLETED 5/2


Yohan Gonzalez: 0.82 ERA, 0.91 WHIP, .200 OBA - 11.0 IP, 8 H, 1 R (1 ER), 2 BB, 14 K, 1 GIDP, 9/10 GO/FO, 7 GAMES – MOVED UP TO PEORIA 5/13


* James Leverton: 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP, .000 OBA - 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K, 1 GAME – MOVED UP TO PEORIA 4/18


Larry Suarez: 3.00 ERA, 2.00 WHIP, .357 OBA - 3.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R (1 ER), 1 BB, 2 K, 2/3 GO/FO, 2 GAMES – MOVED UP TO PEORIA 4/18


Chris Carpenter: 5.40 ERA, 1.80 WHIP, .375 OBA - 1.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R (1 ER), 0 BB, 3 K, 1 WP, 2/0 GO/FO, 1 GAME (1 GS) – REHAB COPMPLETED 4/18


David Patton: 9.00 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, .250 OBA - 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R (1 ER), 0 BB, 2 K, 0/1 GO/FO, 1 GAME – REHAB COMPLETED 4/15


EXST CUBS DEFENSE:


CATCHERS DEFENSE:
Sergio Burruel: 4-15 CS (27%), 3 PB, 1 PO, 1 E
Luis Flores: 4-10 CS (40%), 1 PB, 1 PO, 3 E
Jose Guevara: 1-1 CS (100%), 2 PB
Jae-Hoon Ha: 2-10 CS (20%), 6 PB, 3 E
Jonathan Mota: 1-5 CS (20%), 1 E (DEPARTED) 
Carlos Romero: 3-8 CS (38%), 2 E


ERRORS BY INFIELDERS:
Arismendy Alcantara – 8
Wes Darvill – 8
Rafael Disla – 5
Vismeldy Bieneme – 4
Pin-Chieh Chen – 3
Charles Thomas - 3 (DEPARTED)
Brandon May - 2
Blair Springfield – 2
Bobby Wagner - 1


OUTFIELD DEFENSE:
Xavier Batista: 1 E
Runey Davis: 1 ASSIST, 1 E
Francisco Guzman: 1 ASSIST, 1 E (DEPARTED)
Jesus Morelli: 1 E
Kyung-Min Na: 1 ASSIST
Manuel Pestana, 1 ASSIST
Blair Springfield: 1 ASSIST


EXST CUBS ERRORS BY PITCHERS:
Eduardo Figueroa – 2
Luis Liria – 2
Marcos Perez – 2
Carlos Rojas – 2
Chris Carpenter – 1 (DEPARTED)
Danny Keefe – 1


EXTENDED SPRING TRAINING ROSTER: (56)


MANAGER: Jody Davis


ASSISTANT MANAGER: Juan Cabreja


COACHES: Frank Castillo, Woong-Chun Cho, Jeff Fassero, Ricardo Medina, Min-Kyu Sung, Rick Tronerud, and Desi Wilson


* Bats or throws left
* Bats both


ACTIVE LIST (45):


PITCHERS (24):
Frank Batista
Rogelio Carmona
Eduardo Figueroa
Jesse Ginley
Marcus Hatley (ACTIVE REHAB)
Chris Huseby
Alvido Jimenez
Danny Keefe
* Austin Kirk
* Casey Lambert (ACTIVE REHAB)
Luis Liria
Corey Martin (ACTIVE REHAB)
Hector Mayora
Jadel Mendez
* John Mincone
Tarlandus Mitchell
* Marcos Perez
Andres Quezada
Carlos Rojas
Jose Rosario
* Drew Rundle (ex-OF)
Alvaro Sosa (ex-C)
Tzu-An Wang
Yao-Lin Wang


CATCHERS (5):
* Sergio Burruel
Luis Flores
Jose Guevara
Jae-Hoon Ha
Carlos Romero


INFIELDERS (8):
# Arismendy Alcantara
# Vismeldy Bieneme
* Pin-Chieh Chen
* Wes Darvill
# Rafael Disla
George Matheus
Brandon May
* Bobby Wagner


OUTFIELDERS (8):
Xavier Batista
Runey Davis
Albert Hernandez
Jesus Morelli
* Kyung-Min Na
* Alvaro Ramirez
Cody Shields
Blair Springfield


FITCH PARK INJURY REHAB GROUP (11):
Justin Bristow, P (unknown)
Melvin Camarena, 1B-OF (unknown)
Manolin DeLeon, P (2010 knee surgery)
Angel Guzman, P (2010 shoulder surgery)
Gian Guzman, P (sore elbow)
* Cody Hams, P (back strain)
Dylan Johnston, P (2009 TJS)
Dong-Yub Kim, OF (unknown)
Manuel Pestana, OF (sprained shoulder)
Melvin Rosa, P (2010 TJS)
Adam Spencer, P (unknown)

Comments

Rosenthal about the Cubs firing Piniella:

http://msn.foxsports.com/mlb/story/Lou-Piniel...

He doesn't think Ryno is ready without ML coaching experience. Not sure that makes any sense to me.

That would be true about Ryno except that he has been managing minor league ball for three years and played in the majors for over 13 years, so I think he knows a little about baseball especially with dealing with the Cubs, fans, ballparks and day games.

He would be a perfect candidate.

Hendry owns this season. There's not much more Lou or anyone else could have done. And fwiw, I think the 2008-09 off season is what did him in.

Lou could stop handling it like a whiny douchebag. Just sayin'. Not that that would affect the wins and losses.

Agreed.

I agree on the 2008-09 off season hurting this team.

Both are too blame.

Lou wanted to a left handed hitter, Hendry got Bradley and they both signed off on him. Which cost the Cubs Derose who could have played third when Aram went down.

Still, Piniella played a role in many of the Cubs’ major roster decisions — he always wants what he doesn’t has, worrying little about future consequences.

Yeah I noticed that. He should have said "don't has".

lol! Even if he used the right word: "doesn't have", isn't it bad form to use contractions? I do all the time, but I'm just a douchebag commenter, so I take those liberties. I would not if I were writing for... eh-em... a reputable news organization.

Whatever... Cubs suck, might as well beat up on Rosenthal.

And more to the point, Rosenthal:

Don't use Lou as a way to excuse Hendry: Hendry answers for the roster and Lou answers for the management of the players and management of the team on a day-to-day basis. They've both been piss-poor lately, imo. I has major problems with that kind of deflection.

It depends on how formally you're writing.

I agree that you are a douchebag commenter - ha
Don't punish me, commish, please!

another "has"-been

Reporter (& Sox Fan) Steve Metsch in today's Southtown Star

Each year, someone is bound to say if we put the Sox and Cubs together, we'd have a world champ. Think again. The White Sox are 15-22. The Cub s are 16-22. Both teams has had problems...

The influence of LOLCats on sports journalism is striking.

every news article ever...except foxnews.com...is written by a single liberal-agenda writer hidden by 100s of agencies including Reuters and the AP.

the evidence keeps mounting.

can't fool me.

the comments below the article are mind blowing...

evidently the next elderly dude du-jour (girardi, make steve stone GM, etc) is the answer.

my brain is hurty.

You mean comments like this?

The cubs should let Sweet Low go and go hard after Joe Garadi...

Wee...

"Sweet Low"

One of my favorite Sean Penn movies.

if steve stone was GM could his ego let him do anything less than make himself manager, pitching coach, and booth color analyst?

just imagine...he could tell so many people how they're doing it wrong.

"just imagine...he could tell so many people how they're doing it wrong."

Which is why he will never get a position outside of announcer with a mlb team.

/too a-holey

it's his own fault...if he wasn't so "top of the pyramid" and vocal with those ambitions he'd probably be someone's assistant GM by now at the very least.

it's hard to throw a guy a chance when you know that guy is gunning for your job from the second you open your door to him...and it doesn't look like any older GMs want to mentor him into the fold.

"and it doesn't look like any older GMs want to mentor him into the fold."

He's probably older then most current gm's.

"Sweet Low"

Oh please, like Lou uses a sugar substitute.

Cubs miss Ubaldo and Halladay this week according to Muskat

As long as they don't see Charlie Morton.

Bob Howry released by DBacks

Can he close?

~ducks~

At least he can walk home.

Epitaph for Homer Howry's career end, appropriately..."At least he can walk-homer"

No, but maybe he can setup. I wouldn't mind giving him a shot. Yeah, he's been shitty this year, but still worth a shot.

We already have about 4 versions of "bad Howry" in the bullpen right now.

Exactly. How about giving him a shot at being good Howry? Bearing in mind that he got released and Heilman was kept...Heilman ~shivers~ being their BEST reliever.

via carrie m...

rf fuke, ss castro, 1b lee, 3b ramy, cf colvin, lf sori, 2b font, c hill, p wells

who the hell is colvin?

He's friends with Hobbes, right?

Ryan Freel retires.

http://twitter.com/mashmore98/statuses/141821...

No word on his friend Farney.

Dude, I thought he retired two months ago. No?

Favorite comic strip as a kid/teen.

Now he's been rendered to a bumper sticker pissing on logos.

Favorite philosopher...alas, now he's just a comic strip.

Already, this baseball season has been nasty, brutish and long...

Well done:)

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  • I assume Chapman will replace Richard on the roster, but who goes down when Cahill gets activated? Maybe Grimm?

    And when Soler and Coghlan get healthy, how do they fit them on the roster when they're ready to be activated?

    chitownmvp01 1 min 21 sec ago view
  • The only player in the deal that would cause me a second thought is Gleyber Torres. McKinney and Crawford are redundant in the system and Warren was really only a middle-reliever or #6 starter), so to me it's really just Torres for Chapman, and if Chapman is nails as a cl;oser and trhen walks as a FA, I would still make that trade  

    Arizona Phil 3 min ago view
  • We are giving up a lot, but it's not like we're trading Addison Russell for 2+ months of Jason Hammel. When impact players become available, they are going to cost you. The other bids could also have been high.

    Having Chapman as a rental is potentially less disruptive than having him come in with an extension in place. 

    CTSteve 3 min 6 sec ago view
  • Billy McKinney had season-ending knee surgery last August and came to Minor League Camp this year somewhat restricted. (He was used mostly as a DH in Cactus League Minor League Camp games), and I'm not sure he's 100% right now (he's repeating AA, and his XBH numbers are way down, like he's not getting good rotation in his lowev half). That might have been part of the reason why the trade wasn't completed right away.

    Arizona Phil 10 min 25 sec ago view
  • Rashad Crawford was a basketball star in HS (he was known as "Baby Jordan", and baseball was only his second sport) and he has plus-speed and athleticism, so when the Cubs drafted him (Keith Lockhart was the scout)  he was seen as a long-term project.  

    I was at Fitch Park the day that Rashad Crawford became a LH hitter, He waa never a switch-hitter, He went directly from being a RH hitter to a LH hitter, which I had never seen before. 

    Arizona Phil 18 min 20 sec ago view
  • I'm with Rob G and Johann here. It's not about Chapman as a pitcher. I just don't want to have to block out a real problem (the domestic violence) in order to try to enjoy the frivolous ball and stick game.

    Charlie 26 min 25 sec ago view
  • ROB G & BOB R: You're right. The QO can only be extended if the player spends the entire previous season with one club, so only the Yankees could have offered one to Chapman (if he wasn't traded). If an Article XX-B FA is traded during the season, the new club can't offer a QO. .

    Arizona Phil 27 min 15 sec ago view
  • i was going off what AZPhil said above...they keep talking about tweaking the rules, i didn't know if that had been changed or not. my winter/spring was way too hectic aside from a couple weeks vacation in janurary and i missed a lot of stuff.

    if not, this is one hell of an expensive trade for what looks to be 30-40 innings of play...including the playoffs. damn.

    crunch 38 min 31 sec ago view
  • Did the QO rules change?

    unless there's a TARDIS involved, I dont believe that's a possibility

    Rob G. 42 min 36 sec ago view
  • I didn't think you could offer a QO to a player who was traded during the season? For example, Lester was not offered a QO when the Cubs signed him.

    Rob Richardson 44 min 1 sec ago view
  • I think the assumption is that make him a Qualify Offer and he signs elsewhere next year.

    billybucks 47 min 4 sec ago view
  • cubs QO, chapman declines, cubs get a draft pick, brewers sign him for 6/90m, brewers win world series in a sweep as chapman strikes out g.torres in game 4 vs the yanks.

    crunch 47 min 35 sec ago view
  • Sorry, how are the Cubs getting a pick out of this?

    Rob G. 1 hour 4 min ago view
  • Besides what he adds to the Cubs bullpen, getting Aroldis Chapman means the Giants and Nationals (and Indians) can't get him, and that could be important come the post-season. 

    When the opponent knows Chapman is out there ready to pitch in the 9th, it can cause the other team to alter their strategy and play things differently than they otherwise might prefer to play things in the 6th, 7th, and 8th innings. 

    Arizona Phil 1 hour 6 min ago view
  • thats a lot for 2-3 months....beyond Torres it's a lot of organizational depth, but hate to use your best prospect for a rental.

    Rob G. 1 hour 8 min ago view
  • chap's a FA after this season. 2-3 months of chapman and a sandwich pick after the 1st round (stay healthy chap) seems to be the "worst" outcome, but damn they're giving up a hell of a piece in torres.

    i don't care that torres is blocked...i just think something more valuable/controlled can come from trading away a guy like him.

    crunch 1 hour 21 min ago view