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  • 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.

    crunch 14 sec ago view
  • I think it will be damn funny if they send Stella down after Coghlan gets back.

    Old and Blue 54 sec ago view
  • STELLA!!!!!!!

    Old and Blue 1 min 51 sec ago view
  • Trade Bryant?

    Old and Blue 2 min 32 sec ago view
  • I think Jones held up part of your sentence at third while the rest ran through the sign.

    Jackstraw 37 min 51 sec ago view
  • has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?”

    crunch 1 hour 38 min ago view
  • 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.

    billybucks 2 hours 2 min ago view
  • 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.

    Arizona Phil 2 hours 4 min ago view
  • I doesn't know what your talking about.

    Sonicwind75 2 hours 9 min ago view
  • 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 2 hours 14 min ago view
  • 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...

    Arizona Phil 2 hours 23 min ago view
  • 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?

    chitownmvp01 2 hours 44 min ago view
  • 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.

    Arizona Phil 3 hours 17 min ago view
  • Outstanding.

    Jackstraw 3 hours 30 min ago view
  • 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).

    Arizona Phil 4 hours 5 min ago view
  • 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.

    Rob G. 4 hours 9 min ago view