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Old 02-10-2014, 08:20 AM
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Default Your Top Three Questions Heading Into Spring Training

Mine:

1 - Who is your starting catcher?
2 - Who is your #3 starter (i.e., what does John Danks look like)?
3 - Who is your left fielder?


Honorable mention: how do you maintain any flexibility on your bench with Abreu, Konerko, and Dunn (and Dayan if DeAza is your left fielder) on your 25 man roster?
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Old 02-10-2014, 09:44 AM
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Mine-
  1. Who is the starting catcher? (hopefully via trade- not the crap we currently have as options, can Nieto make the team and push either Phegley or Flowers to AAA?)
  2. Who is our closer?
  3. We need a top of rotation (#2) RHP- can Johnson or Paulino fill that role (long shot)
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Old 02-10-2014, 09:53 AM
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Starting catcher is probably the biggest question, but I feel like it doesn't really matter as none of the options are very good.

For me its:

1. Who will be the 5th starter? - Sale, Quintana, Danks, Johnson pretty much sound like locks to me.

2. 3B - Can Davidson begin the season as the starter or do we have to suffer through Kepp and Gillaspie for awhile?

3. Abreu/Eaton/Garcia/Davidson - I want to see how the new guys look.
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Old 02-10-2014, 10:22 AM
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Who am I?
What planet is this?
How did I get here?

oh sorry... you meant baseball related questions?

What is going on with our catching situation?
How is the team going to use all the 1B/DH types they have on the roster?
How many years does the team feel it will take to get back to the top of the division?
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Old 02-10-2014, 10:59 AM
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Catcher, bullpen, end of the rotation.
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Old 02-10-2014, 11:25 AM
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1) Does Johnny Danks have his velocity back now that he is more than 18 months removed from surgery?

2) How will the Keppinger/Gillaspie/Davidson log jam at 3B resolve itself?

3) Who is the starting catcher?
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Old 02-10-2014, 12:00 PM
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1. Will the snow be melted by Opening Day?
2. Will it at least be in the 40's on Opening Day?
3. Will I find affordable tickets for Opening Day?
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Old 02-10-2014, 01:26 PM
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1. Starting catcher.
2. Can Todd Steverson teach these guys how to hit?
3. Which right-handed starter will step-up?
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Old 02-10-2014, 02:51 PM
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1) Can one of the three options at C claim the job or do we need to look elsewhere?

2) Who gets removed from the logjam at 1B/DH/LF?

3) Who grabs the 4th and 5th starter jobs?
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Old 02-10-2014, 03:49 PM
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1. Are we going to try to get a Major League catcher before opening day?

2. Why is DeAza still on the team?

3. Who is the closer?
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Old 02-10-2014, 04:20 PM
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1. Is Ron Karkovice busy this spring and summer?

2. Will Alexei's mind be on baseball at some points during the season?

3. When will Marcus Semien be in Chicago for good and where will he play?
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Old 02-10-2014, 04:21 PM
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1. Can this team even score enough runs to compete?

2. If the answer to question 1 is yes, then can this bullpen be relied upon to hold late-inning leads or keep games where we're narrowly trailing within reach?

3. If the answer to question 1 is no, can Rick Hahn do as good of a job at the 2014 trade deadline as he did at the 2013 trade deadline in turning our desirable trade commodities into legitimate assets for the future?
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Old 02-10-2014, 05:44 PM
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When will Adam Dunn be cut?
How will the new acquisitions look?
Will there be a spring phenom to come out of nowhere and win a roster spot?
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Old 02-10-2014, 09:43 PM
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Abreu
Eaton
Davidson

If these three work out, then the other questions about catcher and such matter.
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Old 02-10-2014, 09:58 PM
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When will Adam Dunn be cut?
He's NOT getting cut. There's simply no point.
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