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    Let the hype escalate: Rizzo reportedly called up to Cubs

    Randy Peterson ‏@RandyPete It's officiaL: Iowa Cubs announcing #AnthonyRizzo to Chicago
    This had been rumored quite a bit the past week or so.



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    Re: Let the hype escalate: Rizzo to Chicago (apparently)

    I remember when everyone was making fun of me for saying that Lahair would switch to Right field. Not going to be that guy and say I told you so.



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    Re: Let the hype escalate: Rizzo reportedly called up to Cubs

    The first day he could of gone up without wasting a year of arbitration was Saturday, right?

    I was kind of surprised they didn't have him up on Saturday, but my guess is they were just waiting to debut him at Wrigley...



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    Re: Let the hype escalate: Rizzo to Chicago (apparently)

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    I remember when everyone was making fun of me for saying that Lahair would switch to Right field. Not going to be that guy and say I told you so.
    Everybody = two people?



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    Re: Let the hype escalate: Rizzo reportedly called up to Cubs

    still think it's too early




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    Re: Let the hype escalate: Rizzo reportedly called up to Cubs

    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post
    still think it's too early
    What else do you want him to do in AAA? He has the highest OPS in the PCL by a wide margin.



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    Re: Let the hype escalate: Rizzo to Chicago (apparently)

    Quote Originally Posted by mred View Post
    Everybody = two people?
    Naw there was a ton of people in some thread about what moves the cubs should make. They were like "derp derp beer league softball move, youre stupid, derp derp."



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    Re: Let the hype escalate: Rizzo reportedly called up to Cubs

    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post
    still think it's too early
    Why? If anything he's over ready right now. There was nothing else for him to prove at Iowa.



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    Re: Let the hype escalate: Rizzo to Chicago (apparently)

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    I remember when everyone was making fun of me for saying that Lahair would switch to Right field. Not going to be that guy and say I told you so.
    I've been saying that too! Smart move, as well. Now trade DeJesus!


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    Re: Let the hype escalate: Rizzo reportedly called up to Cubs

    75 game win streak starts today.
    Then we lose a couple, and sweep our way to that elusive title.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




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    Re: Let the hype escalate: Rizzo reportedly called up to Cubs

    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post
    still think it's too early
    Why? 700 at-bats in AAA is plenty. There isn't much difference between 700 ABs at AAA and 1000 ABs at AAA. If he's going to struggle again in the bigs, he's going to struggle whether he had 300 ABs or 500 ABs in AAA this year.



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    Re: Let the hype escalate: Rizzo reportedly called up to Cubs

    Dang my ESPN account just got suspended. Now all I have is Cyclone Fanatic.


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    Re: Let the hype escalate: Rizzo to Chicago (apparently)

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    Naw there was a ton of people in some thread about what moves the cubs should make. They were like "derp derp beer league softball move, youre stupid, derp derp."
    Two people: http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...ml#post2857636



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    Re: Let the hype escalate: Rizzo to Chicago (apparently)

    Quote Originally Posted by mred View Post
    Ok fair enough.



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    Re: Let the hype escalate: Rizzo reportedly called up to Cubs

    I think we could make a trade for a future pitching prospect for DeJesus. I say we just take Soriano the rest of the way. Not going to get anything significant and still going to eat up almost all of his contract. I've heard nothing but good things about him being a team player.


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