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Old 11-27-2012, 01:52 PM
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Signed Scott Feldman. Fans must be very patient as the Cubs are not even giving the impression of trying.
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:05 PM
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Is there any worse franchise in professional sports? I can't believe they're trying to sell Scooter Feldman as a legitimate starter.
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:37 PM
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I know that when they hired Theo their plan was to rebuild and the way they were going to do that was paying guys waaaay over the slot in the draft. With the new draft rules in place the Cubs can't do that and I am not so sure the Cubs can rebuild in the way they had hoped to.
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:45 PM
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When you sell 3M+ tickets to watch the second worst team in MLB and the 3rd worst team in franchise history, what's their hurry to rebuild?!

The ballpark and media-created mystique sells tickets, not the peformance of the players wearing the uniform.
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Old 11-27-2012, 04:19 PM
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They started Volstad last year. It's an upgrade!
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:37 PM
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Feldman wasn't great...but then again he was good enough to beat the Sox.



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Old 11-27-2012, 09:55 PM
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Is there any worse franchise in professional sports?
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Old 11-28-2012, 06:37 AM
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What a deal!
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:01 AM
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They've had their down moments, but two World Series wins in 19 years is still impressive to me.
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:34 PM
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They've had their down moments, but two World Series wins in 19 years is still impressive to me.
That was under different ownership.
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Old 11-28-2012, 08:05 PM
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One year deals on average players with the possibility to trade them if they over perform i.e Paul Maholm is all the Cubs will be doing for a while.
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