Posted: 12/19/2012 6:03 PM
"Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.” ~Albert Einstein
Last edited 12/19/2012 6:22 PM by mindbodyspirit
Posted: 12/19/2012 6:24 PM
Posted: 12/19/2012 6:35 PM
# Cubs are talking to free agent RHP Carlos Villanueva & also RHP Edwin Jackson. Nothing done yet
Posted: 12/19/2012 6:53 PM
mindbodyspirit wrote: Pitched 125 innings for Toronto last year (4.16 ERA, walks a lot of batters
Posted: 12/19/2012 7:02 PM
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Posted: 12/19/2012 7:13 PM
Cubs still in on Jackson, per Heyman and Phil Rogers.
Posted: 12/19/2012 7:19 PM
KatieCubFan wrote: mindbodyspirit wrote: Pitched 125 innings for Toronto last year (4.16 ERA, walks a lot of batters 46/122 K:BB ratio isn't bad. 1.29 career WHIP. Wouldn't be a bad pickup at all.
Posted: 12/19/2012 7:47 PM
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Posted: 12/19/2012 9:26 PM
papa46 wrote: Seems like another 5 starter, I do not know this guy well. Maybe another trade on the horizon. Help me understand this one
Posted: 12/19/2012 10:51 PM
Jim Bowden of ESPN.com reports that the Cubs are "now the front runner" for Edwin Jackson.
Posted: 12/20/2012 8:01 AM
Posted: 12/20/2012 8:12 AM
Radar3454 wrote: hope this is the deal Cubs agree w/ Carlos Villanueva for 2 year/$8.5MM deal with mutual option for a 3rd year at $6.5MM/$1MM buy-out # Cubshttps://twitter.com/search?q=carlbuttsmlb&src= typdstill trying to get Jackson per rotoworld Jim Bowden of ESPN.com reports that the Cubs are "now the front runner" for Edwin Jackson.The Cubs reportedly are close to signing Carlos Villanueva, but it appears they might not be done after that. Bowden says it's down to the Cubs and Rangers, though FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported earlier that the Indians were also in the mix. According to Bowden, Jackson is likely to end up with a deal in the "ballpark" of four years and $52 million.pitching staff could end up being a strength
Posted: 12/20/2012 8:23 AM
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Posted: 12/20/2012 8:36 AM
The Cubs have agreed to sign Carlos Villanueva, reports Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com (Twitter links). The SFX client obtains a two-year, $10MM deal, Heyman reports.
Posted: 12/20/2012 8:42 AM
duke34 wrote: I like the Villanueva signing, but I am really confused by the interest in Edwin Jackson. I don't like that development.
Posted: 12/20/2012 9:15 AM
cubs2007 wrote: duke34 wrote: I like the Villanueva signing, but I am really confused by the interest in Edwin Jackson. I don't like that development.According to Kaplan the Cubs were trying to sign both Sanchez & Jackson this offseason.