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    Sticky: The dude hit .376 with a .990 OPS as a 20 year...

    The dude hit .376 with a .990 OPS as a 20 year old in AA. I think as a 24 year old with multiple successful seasons in the majors he'd do just fine in AA.
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    So he would have to be considered one of the...

    So he would have to be considered one of the better hitters of his generation for you to be impressed? How stupid.
  3. Were they? Or were they brought here to BUILD A...

    Were they? Or were they brought here to BUILD A FRANCHISE? They've brought in multiple good players and completely transformed the minors. They've done everything they said they would and tried to...
  4. I'm someone who understands the process like most...

    I'm someone who understands the process like most sane cubs fans and doesn't run around claiming to hate the cubs or "**** the cubs" when they stick to exactly what they said they would and...
  5. And you're basing this off of what? What makes...

    And you're basing this off of what? What makes it convenient for you to be a little *****?



    Then go away so the rest of us don't get any more dumb listening to your ****.



    Yeah I mean...
  6. You obviously haven't been listening to what the...

    You obviously haven't been listening to what the FO has been saying since they were hired. The goal all along was to build a better franchise by building up the farm system. They said there would...
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    I understand that. The point remains that...

    I understand that. The point remains that Jackson and Vitters were the headliners of that system and have come nowhere close to living up to their expectations. My only point is that the farm...
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    That was also back when people thought Bjax and...

    That was also back when people thought Bjax and Vitters were actually considered something...now we know how foolish that was.
  9. I haven't been watching many Cubs games lately...

    I haven't been watching many Cubs games lately since they traded Garza and the like and since football training camp started for the Bears but has Starlin continued his improvement in play over the...
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    This is a stupid argument you're making. You're...

    This is a stupid argument you're making. You're right the organization as a whole wasn't empty because of one player that up until about three weeks ago not everyone even thought had a chance to pan...
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    If you're going to take people saying the...

    If you're going to take people saying the organization was "empty" and take that to mean that there literally wasn't a single player with the Cubs worth a damn then that's your problem. Anyone would...
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    ok, then elaborate.

    ok, then elaborate.
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    Castro wasn't in the minors when Theo took over...

    Castro wasn't in the minors when Theo took over and the point was about the farm system. Neither was Shark. Neither was James Russell. All those guys were already on the ML roster according to...
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    Because of one player in Javier Baez?

    Because of one player in Javier Baez?
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    Because ***** annoying after, I dunno, every post...

    Because ***** annoying after, I dunno, every post he makes is the same thing.
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    Guy, we get it. You don't like Olt. Let it go.

    Guy, we get it. You don't like Olt. Let it go.
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    No way, as a 20 year old you let him continue in...

    No way, as a 20 year old you let him continue in AA in the hopes he can produce like this (with a better BA) for the rest of the year.
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    Johnson is killin it on the mound for Daytona so...

    Johnson is killin it on the mound for Daytona so far tonight too. As of this post: 5 ip, 3 hits, 2bb, and 5 k's I think.
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    So theo and Jed get way too much credit for...

    So theo and Jed get way too much credit for taking "no brainer top prospects" but hendrt should be praised for taking a guy like Baez? How in the world does that make sense?
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    There's a stark difference between bringing in...

    There's a stark difference between bringing in guys you're comfortable with and being loyal to a fault.

    Also, something of interest, aren't most of the coaches he brought with him from Montreal on...
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    screwed up when editing my post...actual post is...

    screwed up when editing my post...actual post is below.
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    He seems to have control issues based on one...

    He seems to have control issues based on one emergency start and not on the fact that he didn't really have control issues in his starts in AZ?
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    Completely agree.

    Completely agree.
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    Yes he's a stopgap but he's also got a .344 obp...

    Yes he's a stopgap but he's also got a .344 obp this year. You don't just all of a sudden sit a guy like that because you have bring up a boom or bust prospect who's been getting work in the OF (a...
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    Sounds like he's entering one of those...

    Sounds like he's entering one of those ****-you-ima-go-on-a-helluva-run stretches here soon.
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