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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken View Post
    He's a good catch
    Dude, it's not like they signed Steve Bartman...
    I'm not expecting to grow flowers in the desert...

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    Quote Originally Posted by heyelander View Post
    Dude, it's not like they signed Steve Bartman...
    Correct, he's a bad catch

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    Kris Bryant's grievance over his delayed callup in 2015 will be heard sometime this week, per David Kaplan of NBC Sports Chicago.

    Bryant was first promoted to the major league level on April 17, 2015. Had he been promoted by the Cubs on April 16 or any day before then, he could have become a free agent after the 2020 season. As it stands now, he is scheduled for free agency after the 2021 campaign. It was very clearly an intentional delay tactic by Chicago's front office, and the ruling in this case could set a hugely-impactful precedent for top prospects and their early-career dealings with their respective MLB clubs.
    (Source: David Kaplan on Twitter)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken View Post
    He's a good catch
    I see what you did there too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by madducks View Post
    I see what you did there too.
    Good catch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken View Post
    Good catch.
    No hit
    Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.

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    The Cubs signed Chris Young as their new bullpen coach.
    And I know what you are thinking - why did they sign a former outfielder to serve as their bullpen coach?

    But no, I'm talking about the other Chris Young.
    And I know what you are thinking - the 6'10 giant who pitched for 13 years for the Rangers, Padres, Mets, Mariners, and Royals?

    But no, I'm talking about the other Chris Young.
    And I know what you are thinking - they hired the country music singer as their bullpen coach?

    But no, I'm talking about the other Chris Young.
    Yup, that's right, the minor league reliever you had never heard of

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken View Post
    The Cubs signed Chris Young as their new bullpen coach.
    And I know what you are thinking - why did they sign a former outfielder to serve as their bullpen coach?

    But no, I'm talking about the other Chris Young.
    And I know what you are thinking - the 6'10 giant who pitched for 13 years for the Rangers, Padres, Mets, Mariners, and Royals?

    But no, I'm talking about the other Chris Young.
    And I know what you are thinking - they hired the country music singer as their bullpen coach?

    But no, I'm talking about the other Chris Young.
    Yup, that's right, the minor league reliever you had never heard of
    Yeah, but he took the place of someone who has had the job for 13 years and 31 years with the Cubs. Good news not fired given new position.

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