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Other Chicago & General Sports Thread XVIII - TWTW Edition

Sox could come home .500 if they get a win tomorrow after what was looking like a very miserable trip.

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Nets in 6.

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Sox could come home .500 if they get a win tomorrow after what was looking like a very miserable trip.
Probable since my little league offense is more patient than the Jays are at the plate

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Don't follow the NBA at all, but the thought of Sarah Kustok coming back to town did bring a smile to my face as they're up against the Nets.

... not the creep that hit on her at center ice, swear to God.

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Soler returned to Daytona last night, picked up right where he left off. Baez moved to a heavier bat and is making a lot better contact. Stephen Bruno is picking up where he left off in Boise absolutely hammering the ball in Daytona.

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Cubs got Julio Borbon who always turned into a beast for me in OOTP

Yay?

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Cubs got Julio Borbon who always turned into a beast for me in OOTP

Yay?
Pablo Sandoval was like a contact hitting God always for me.

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Soler returned to Daytona last night, picked up right where he left off. Baez moved to a heavier bat and is making a lot better contact. Stephen Bruno is picking up where he left off in Boise absolutely hammering the ball in Daytona.
I wouldn't get my hopes up on Bruno. At least until he makes a successful jump to AA.

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I wouldn't get my hopes up on Bruno. At least until he makes a successful jump to AA.
Obviously, but you can say that about any prospect.

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Nets in 6.
Highly doubt it. The Bulls had about half the roster injured when they played Brooklyn two out of the four games. Won one, lost one (both very close). Bulls won both games where the teams were healthy.

I'd say Bulls in 6. The Nets have major trouble scoring against them and aren't coached anywhere near as well.

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Did I hear correct this morning that Dunn was 1/34 on the road trip ,,, Worst FA signing in Sox history

I thought Jamie Navarro trying to pitch was bad ,, Dunn at plate is just downright pathetic

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Obviously, but you can say that about any prospect.
Very worthy 9th round pick, love the numbers he has been putting up. Do you know if they are just playing him at 2B or 3B as well?

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Very worthy 9th round pick, love the numbers he has been putting up. Do you know if they are just playing him at 2B or 3B as well?
He plays 2nd for Daytona. Cubs are pretty stacked at 2nd with Torreyes in Tennessee, Bruno in Daytona, and Amaya in Kane County

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Did I hear correct this morning that Dunn was 1/34 on the road trip ,,, Worst FA signing in Sox history

I thought Jamie Navarro trying to pitch was bad ,, Dunn at plate is just downright pathetic
He is 6 for 57 so far this year. What a stud.

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I'd be most concerned that Dunn only has 3 walks on the year. It's not just a bat speed issue. He obviously isn't seeing the ball well so far.

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Sox game tonight is postponed due to the cold weather.

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Really? Try going to a Cubs game in April.

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Sox game tonight is postponed due to the cold weather.
Is it really because of the cold? I would think its because of flooding

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Is it really because of the cold? I would think its because of flooding
http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?...s_cws&c_id=cws

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dunn is a complete bum. least favorite Sox player ever

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"Forecasts are calling for temperatures in the low 40s and high 30s, plus high winds. The teams will hope for better weather on Saturday, when they are scheduled to play at 2:05 p.m. CT."

What the hell? I went to a Cubs game when it was snowing.

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"Forecasts are calling for temperatures in the low 40s and high 30s, plus high winds. The teams will hope for better weather on Saturday, when they are scheduled to play at 2:05 p.m. CT."

What the hell? I went to a Cubs game when it was snowing.
I think the article is wrong. Its 37 degrees right now and my iphone says low of 27 tonight. I can see a game possibly being played in the 20s getting cancelled.

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Don't follow the NBA at all, but the thought of Sarah Kustok coming back to town did bring a smile to my face as they're up against the Nets.

... not the creep that hit on her at center ice, swear to God.
That was an older version of me. Kustok is my alltime favorite rinkside/fieldside sportscaster. Bar none.

But hey, 7-0 ain't bad.

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I think the article is wrong. Its 37 degrees right now and my iphone says low of 27 tonight. I can see a game possibly being played in the 20s getting cancelled.
I've been to a game in Wrigley where the wind chill at times was single digits...

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