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JR

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Re: Cubs in ‘23
« Reply #1680 on: February 07, 2023, 10:57:38 am »
The World Series should never go into November to begin with.

CurtOne

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Re: Cubs in ‘23
« Reply #1681 on: February 07, 2023, 11:03:08 am »
Bummer.  Northwestern will have to forfeit.

craig

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Re: Cubs in ‘23
« Reply #1682 on: February 07, 2023, 12:43:46 pm »
I believe that 60-day IL becomes available on 2/15 when pitchers and catchers report.

As there is typically a lag of several days from reports that Player X “to sign with” a club and the later “official” club-announced signing, we’re getting close to a date when another FA might reportedly come to an agreement with Cubs without Cubs having to DFA a current 40-man player. So, that’s a good thing.

Thanks, reb.  Yeah, at this point it would be unwise to formally/administratively finalize a deal prior to the 60-day date.   I wonder if Hoyer has a deal (or more) all done and ready, just waiting for that date? 


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Re: Cubs in ‘23
« Reply #1683 on: February 07, 2023, 02:36:05 pm »
My guess is that he already has one or two lined up.  But I suspect that they will not be what we would consider impact signings.  Other than a closer, they already have a rather deep middle relief bench.

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Re: Cubs in ‘23
« Reply #1684 on: February 07, 2023, 07:29:00 pm »
Jon Heyman @JonHeyman
Ken Giles will be throwing a bullpen for interested teams this tomorrow at ASU in Tempe 9:15-10 am. Medicals will be provided upon request. 15 plus teams are expected.


Giles seems like he could be the 2023 version of David Robertson. Both have always been really good relievers. Like Robertson at this time last year, Giles is two years past TJ surgery and only threw a handful of innings in his first year back. I wouldn't be surprised if the Cubs go pretty strong after him if he looks good tomorrow. 

CurtOne

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Re: Cubs in ‘23
« Reply #1685 on: February 07, 2023, 07:52:19 pm »
How old?

JeffH

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Re: Cubs in ‘23
« Reply #1686 on: February 07, 2023, 08:13:46 pm »
Instead of signing Ken Giles, Jed would be better off putting a loaded revolver in his mouth and pulling the trigger.
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Reb

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Re: Cubs in ‘23
« Reply #1687 on: Today at 11:51:25 am »
Giles was really good in 2019. So, “due diligence” is scouting his workout. Why not.

He’s 32, so exactly 1/3 of Curt’s age.

davep

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Re: Cubs in ‘23
« Reply #1688 on: Today at 01:06:17 pm »
Giles was really good in 2019. So, “due diligence” is scouting his workout. Why not.

He’s 32, so exactly 1/3 of Curt’s age.

Closer to 1/4.

CurtOne

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Re: Cubs in ‘23
« Reply #1689 on: Today at 01:42:43 pm »
Reb and davep, you're both lucky that they weren't teaching fractions yet when I was in school or I might be pi$$ed.