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    2012 Free Agent and Trade Ideas Thread 19

    we are not getting him
    we are not getting him

    this is not reverse psychology
    this is not reverse psychology
    we are not getting him
    we are not getting him


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    we got him

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    Quote Originally Posted by JIMBO View Post
    we got him
    Where are you seeing the Cubs got him?

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    ok..I'll go ahead and do it:

    Garza
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    Haren

    Delgado/Wood/Baker for depth..

    OH what could have been..

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    Quote Originally Posted by huff View Post
    ok..I'll go ahead and do it:

    Garza
    Samardzija
    Sanchez
    Jackson
    Haren

    Delgado/Wood/Baker for depth..

    OH what could have been..
    yeah, if they get delgado and haren i personally think they probably go with only one of sanchez or jackson at that point. They'd want to give the MLB ready prospect a chance. But yes, that would have been a much stronger rotation, and possibly would have justified getting a bat on a one year deal like Youk at 3B or maybe a Swisher type. As it is with just Jackson you still have fungible types like Wood and Baker and Feldman filling two spots.

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    Quote Originally Posted by huff View Post
    ok..I'll go ahead and do it:

    Garza
    Samardzija
    Sanchez
    Jackson
    Haren

    Delgado/Wood/Baker for depth..

    OH what could have been..
    did i miss something here but arent they both signed?

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    Deal close- process unaffected by Sanchez; would have been at same point in negocations with EJax regardless of Sanchez signing here... Heard Jackson has reached out to former Cubs and has received largely positive feedback...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ABTY7 View Post
    Deal close- process unaffected by Sanchez; would have been at same point in negocations with EJax regardless of Sanchez signing here... Heard Jackson has reached out to former Cubs and has received largely positive feedback...
    I thought I read somewhere that the Cubs were kicking the tires on Marcum, any chance that they could go after both?


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    Good signing..nice work Theojedsteinoyer

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    2012 Free Agent and Trade Ideas Thread 19

    It is the possible rotation we could've had if any of the deals would have actually happened


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    I hope we get him

    I am not going to even look at what the beat writers are saying...however I would like this signing moreso than Sanchez or any other signing/trade for pitching except for Delgado.
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    Welcome Tyler Kolek or Brady Aiken or Carlos Rodon if not one of them say hello To Alex Jackson.

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    I wouldn't mind Bret Myers on a small two year deal...spot starter and could be a back of the pen option as well.
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    Welcome Tyler Kolek or Brady Aiken or Carlos Rodon if not one of them say hello To Alex Jackson.

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    Marcum is pretty hell bent on going to a contender, so he's not coming here.
    Thanks JO-MO

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    We are in on j.p howell as well

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    saw on mlb network that if the rockies were to deal Tulo Ripken suggested Lynn+Shelby Miller (way undervalued in my opinion). I'd love for Tulo to man 3B for us and i'd be willing to pay a high price. If that trade scenario were true im sure we could offer either Shark/Garza + multiple specs most likely 2-3 pitching specs to get it done (shark being under more years of control and being a better pitcher than lynn)

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