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Jes Beard

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #570 on: December 04, 2017, 11:23:54 pm »
I think the Rangers have a real shot, personally.  My #2 dark horse after the Angels.

I think Theo and Maddon have the best chance of persuading him.

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #571 on: February 13, 2018, 02:08:22 pm »
With the "it's way too early for this, so I reserve the right to amend prior to the season actually starting" caveat, I will open the bidding at 99.

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« Reply #572 on: February 13, 2018, 02:40:39 pm »
101... back on track

DUSTY

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #573 on: February 13, 2018, 02:57:23 pm »
100-62.

Chiman

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #574 on: February 13, 2018, 03:06:27 pm »
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Deeg

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« Reply #575 on: February 13, 2018, 03:23:52 pm »
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Wins, that is.

CurtOne

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #576 on: February 13, 2018, 03:26:05 pm »
I'm going to wait to make sure we don't have two pitchers going down to TJS this spring.

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #577 on: February 13, 2018, 03:27:29 pm »
As long as it's Grimm and Zastryzny, I think we're fine.

Robb

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #578 on: February 13, 2018, 04:20:56 pm »
I'm drinking the koolaid. 104

craig

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #579 on: February 13, 2018, 05:04:14 pm »
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Re: Predictions
« Reply #580 on: February 13, 2018, 06:41:16 pm »

98

Jes Beard

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #581 on: February 13, 2018, 08:27:11 pm »
mlbtraderumors.com predicted a $20/3 contract for Chatwood.
The chances of Chatwood signing for that little is zero.  Not 0.00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000001%.  Zero.
He'll get closer to $50 than $20.  I want to say closer to $100 than $20, but I'm not quite that brave.

Chatwood ended up signing with the Cubs for 3 years at $38M.  Not at all close to $20/3, but a lot closer than $100/3.

Jes Beard

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #582 on: February 13, 2018, 08:31:46 pm »
Chestnuts.

Well, I suppose if you cast a wide enough net you'll find someone who considers themselves an expert predict pretty much every possible FA signing.  I just don't recall any of the bigger names predicting Cain or Darvish to the Cubs.  And with good reason, because I don't think there's much chance either is going to happen.

Curt - Not to nitpick, but in my quick skimming of those articles none of them seem to "predict" the Cubs end up with Darvish. Rather they tend to make a case for why the Cubs "need" or match up with Darvish.  I would be shocked if they sign Darvish, or even give a serious effort to do so.

Who was it who used to insist the Ricketts family would never spend real money on the team and were just looking for a chance to fleece fans who would continue buying tickets for crappy teams?

I think Theo and Maddon have the best chance of persuading him.

Damn.... looks like that guy had it right about signing Darvish.


Jes Beard

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #583 on: February 13, 2018, 08:33:16 pm »
2017 record 107-55

What the heck, I'll double down for 2018.

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #584 on: February 14, 2018, 11:15:01 am »
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