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  • rizzo #32...ties career high.

    crunch 29 min 6 sec ago view
  • The team, farm and scouting system were barren when they arrive.
    They punted two seasons, third season 73 wins which is what happened about 75% of the time in last 50 years

    jacos 34 min 23 sec ago view
  • OKAY! COOL!

    crunch 2 hours 5 min ago view
  • there was more than one way to get there

    Nope.

    Rob G. 2 hours 9 min ago view
  • supposedly jed "who?" hoyer, too

    crunch 2 hours 13 min ago view
  • same...i just happen to not like sitting through shit sandwich meals for multiple years. baseball is kinda boring when you're punting on 1st down for a slew of years in a row.

    i fully understand why it was done, but i didn't enjoy it. there was more than one way to get competitive and this was the chosen way.

    crunch 2 hours 14 min ago view
  • fwiw, apparently McLeod signed extension as well after he didn't get Twins gig.

    Rob G. 2 hours 14 min ago view
  • I am once again reminded why I am happy that Theo is running the organization.

    Rob Richardson 2 hours 19 min ago view
  • if not they can just intentionally tank the team for 3-4 years and rebuild.

    what?

    WHAT?!?

    hahaha...sigh.

    crunch 2 hours 22 min ago view
  • Hopefully after the Cubs complete their sevenpeat :)

    Rob Richardson 2 hours 33 min ago view
  • They're the best in the business and have been for 12 years running now. The only question is when they'll get bored of it.

    Rob G. 2 hours 37 min ago view
  • I was right here. I don't require my GM's to be perfect, but I would like them to understand what wins baseball games (IMO controlling the strike zone and creating/avoiding outs), and knowing where the organization is in the success cycle.

    Theo and company have made and will make plenty of mistakes, but they seem to understand those two items pretty well.

    Rob Richardson 2 hours 40 min ago view
  • Now we're all Theo-believers, where were you when he signed Edwin Jackson? Or how about trading away DJ Lemehaiu? And not signing Samardzija to an extension? Or not pursuing Prince Fielder or Albert Pujols? Or signing Lester? Or trading away Cashner, Dempster, Feldman, etc?...I think I'm losing the narrative here.

    So his deal runs through 2021? Which pretty much coincides when all these guys are due to hit free agency.

    Rob G. 2 hours 50 min ago view
  • Great news.

    "Terms of the deal were not disclosed."

    http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/17662846/chicag...

    Rob Richardson 3 hours 17 min ago view
  • Theo inks five year extension

    PC tonite at PNC

    jacos 3 hours 39 min ago view
  • Not as a major factor, but could be a tie-breaker. But, yeah, on performance and experience, it's Coghlan.

    billybucks 4 hours 26 min ago view