The Yu Darvish trade is done, as Oleg covered here. And while the Cubs’ return includes Zach Davies, who was actually pretty decent in 2020, and completes the Cubs’ Three Milhouses achievement, the true effect of the trade won’t be felt for years. Here’s a really good write-up and evaluation of the minor leaguers the […]
Three of the four ass-wholes discuss why billionaires are cunts.
Well, this is where we are. The Cubs just dumped the best pitcher in the National League to the San Diego Padres for a poor man’s Kyle Hendricks and 4 prospects, the oldest of whom is 20 years old. All the prospects are ranked between 11 and 16 in The Padres’ system on MLB.com’s MLBPipeline. […]
The Chicago Cubs have been giving out minor league deals with a lot of regularity in this offseason, so far focusing on bullpen arms. First came a waiver claim on hard throwing man-mountain Robert Stock, then they’ve spend the last two days reaching minor league deals with former Yankee James Holder and former National James […]
In a move that could have easily been inspired by Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman’s penchant for re-acquiring former players, the White Sox re-acquired RF Adam Eaton on a one-year deal for $7 million, with a team option for 2022 at $8.5 million on Tuesday. This move was necessitated by the failed experiment of having Nomar […]
Late Monday night, news broke that the White Sox achieved one of their offseason goals by acquiring a veteran starter in Texas Rangers right-hander Lance Lynn. In return, the Sox sent Dane Dunning and an unnamed prospect to Texas, who showed promise in 2020 as a young starter for the Sox. He had a 2-0 […]
As SoxSteve posted earlier, Len Kasper is indeed leaving the Cubs television booth for the White Sox radio booth. Len has said that he’s always wanted to call a World Series, and that was never happening without either switching to radio or landing a gig on a network that broadcast World Series games. And with […]
As if 2020 couldn’t be weird enough, we learned very late Thursday night that Cubs TV voice Len Kasper has taken his microphone and moved to the White Sox radio booth, as the team prepares to head back to WMVP-AM 1000. He takes over after Andy Masur’s one-year run as the full-time play-by-play voice on […]