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    Sticky: Leiter or Khalil Watson would be on top of my...

    Leiter or Khalil Watson would be on top of my list right now. For the pirates situation Watson might be the better risk. If they come away with him and Green the next 2 drafts they might be the Cubs...
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    Sticky: Discussion: Iím not saying itís the same type of rebuild but...

    Iím not saying itís the same type of rebuild but itís still a rebuild. They just traded their best pitcher for 4 high school aged prospects. Iím pretty high on the prospects upside but thatís a...
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    Sticky: Lots of teenagers on that list. I think heís...

    Lots of teenagers on that list.

    I think heís sleeping on Kohl Franklin.
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    Sticky: Discussion: I think the Ricketts are still below average...

    I think the Ricketts are still below average among the current ****** Mlb owners. I pulled the numbers the other day but the overall player spending for the Cubs has been around 10th and the revenues...
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    Sticky: Discussion: 2020 Chicago Cubs Offseason Thread

    Right. I think Cohen will be better than Wilpon but he wonít be any different from the other owners today. Owners today would all like to win, but they ďneedĒ to be as profitable as possible....
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    Sticky: Discussion: 2020 Chicago Cubs Offseason Thread

    Right. George Steinbrenner didnít have to spend like that either. He did it because he gave a **** about winning above all else. There are no owners like him anymore. There were no owners like him at...
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    Sticky: Discussion: 2020 Chicago Cubs Offseason Thread

    More like:
    Me - the Tatis deal is a good risk for the Padres

    You - Jacoby Ellsburyís contract was an anchor for the Yankees.

    Me - thatís a weird take that has nothing to do with Tatis, but...
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    Sticky: Discussion: I mean, great, but that has nothing to do with...

    I mean, great, but that has nothing to do with anything we talked about.
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    Sticky: Discussion: 2020 Chicago Cubs Offseason Thread

    Not sure what that has to do with anything related to Tatis or Jacoby being ďan anchorĒ or yankee spending pre and post Steinbrennerís death.

    2019 was pre Covid. 2005 was precovid. Jacoby isnít a...
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    Sticky: Discussion: They had lux tax multipliers back in 2005 too....

    They had lux tax multipliers back in 2005 too. They just kept spending.
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    Sticky: Discussion: 2020 Chicago Cubs Offseason Thread

    I mean if we factor in that they paid $34 mil in tax in 05 and $7 mil in tax in 19, the total player payroll actually went down between those 2 years.

    Regardless, theyíve got money. They just...
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    Sticky: Discussion: 2020 Chicago Cubs Offseason Thread

    Yankees 2005 estimated revenue - 277 million
    Yankees 2005 player payroll - 207.1 million

    Yankees 2019 estimated revenue - 683 million
    Yankees 2019 player payroll - 225.9 million.

    Annual...
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    Sticky: Discussion: I think you are missing the point. Elsbury...

    I think you are missing the point.

    Elsbury has nothing to do with Tatis. He was 9 years older than Tatis when he signed that deal and heís not nearly as good. His contract with the Yankees didnít...
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    Sticky: Discussion: 2020 Chicago Cubs Offseason Thread

    If Giancarlo Stanton signed his 13 year contract going into his age 22 season heíd already have 33-34 fWAR on that deal. Despite all his injuries heíd easily be on track to make that contract a win...
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    Sticky: Discussion: Me too. Sounds like they changed the rules...

    Me too. Sounds like they changed the rules because of 2020.

    https://twitter.com/cubprospects/status/1362498861428793348?s=21

    Regardless he should be in mlb when heís pitching, but itíll make...
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    Sticky: Elijah Green in 2022 has a chance to be the most...

    Elijah Green in 2022 has a chance to be the most obvious 1.1 since Bryce. Iím hoping some AL team finishes worse than the pirates this year.

    For guys ranked in that 15-30 range in the 21 draft...
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    Sticky: Discussion: 2020 Chicago Cubs Offseason Thread

    You are welcome to be wrong, but itís still wrong.
    In this post you refer to him as ďone of the elite pitchers in baseball.Ē 3 years into the deal heís one of the elite pitchers in baseball and...
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    Sticky: Discussion: Jon Lester earned 16.6 fWAR as a Cub. Using $8...

    Jon Lester earned 16.6 fWAR as a Cub. Using $8 million per win that amounts to $132.8 million in value. The Cubs paid him about $145 million. I guess that signing wasnít a home run either.
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    Sticky: Discussion: 2020 Chicago Cubs Offseason Thread

    You guys are nuts if you donít think it was a fantastic signing.

    He got hurt in 2018. Over the next 2 years he was healthy and he was worth far more than he was paid. Over the last year and a...
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    Sticky: Longenhagen has probably seen Preciado more than...

    Longenhagen has probably seen Preciado more than any of the other prospect evaluators and he clearly loves him. To rank him on that list as the youngest player to make it, before he plays an...
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    Sticky: Fangraphs top prospects list:...

    Fangraphs top prospects list: https://blogs.fangraphs.com/2021-top-100-prospects/

    Guess who is the youngest player on the list?
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    Sticky: Discussion: Exactly.

    Exactly.
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    Sticky: Discussion: Lol. How do you still not get it? The surplus...

    Lol. How do you still not get it?

    The surplus value the Cubs gave up is Darvish. We are evaluating his signing here not his trade. I didnít say the Cubs trade return was a home run. Iím agreeing...
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    Sticky: Discussion: 2020 Chicago Cubs Offseason Thread

    Wow. You can multiply fWAR times 8. What a genius you are.

    If your argument is that he made very slightly more money over the last 3 years than his Fangraphs $/win then yeah you arenít factoring...
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    Sticky: Discussion: 2020 Chicago Cubs Offseason Thread

    LOL. The league doesnít agree with you. He was acquired for more than he was owed.

    Also the average cost of a win in Free agency from 2018-2020 was 8.6 million. The average cost in that 2018...
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