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    Cubs Firesale

    It appears both Reed Johnson and Geovany Soto have been traded tonight. Both were pulled from game and immediately were hugging/shaking hands with teammates. Bret Jackson was also pulled from Iowa tonight and is probably heading to Chicago.



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    Re: Cubs Firesale

    Just commented on this in another thread. Hopefully they got some decent young talent in return.



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    Re: Cubs Firesale

    This is crazy.

    Nice night to do it. Reed and Soto both had very nice games, and we are killing the Pirates.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
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    Re: Cubs Firesale

    MLB Rumors - MLBTradeRumors.com


    Not enough info yet, but it'll be interesting to watch this shake out.


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    Re: Cubs Firesale

    Ill miss Reed. Hard to not like him.



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    Wow, if they were able to unload Soto for anything more than a bag of balls, Theo is truly a genius.



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    Re: Cubs Firesale

    Up next Dempster and Garza...hopefully. Might as well ship soriano out with Dempster



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    Re: Cubs Firesale

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    Ill miss Reed. Hard to not like him.
    Correct. On the other hand, I will not miss post-2008 Soto.



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    Re: Cubs Firesale

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    Ill miss Reed. Hard to not like him.
    I wouldn't at all be surprised if he resigned with the Cubs next season.



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    Re: Cubs Firesale

    Brett Jackson pulled as well, likely getting called up.



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    Quote Originally Posted by kcclones View Post
    Up next Dempster and Garza...hopefully. Might as well ship soriano out with Dempster
    Good luck unloading that contract.



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    Re: Cubs Firesale

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Good luck unloading that contract.
    The Cubs are willing to eat quite a bit, of not all of it, thats pretty common knowledge.



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    Re: Cubs Firesale

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    Ill miss Reed. Hard to not like him.
    + a billion. Reed plays hard, hustles, and looks like he truly enjoys the game. I've always loved having him in a Cubs uniform.



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    Re: Cubs Firesale

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Good luck unloading that contract.
    The Cubs are willing to eat quite a bit, of not all of it, thats pretty common knowledge.
    They have already said they will pay the contract



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    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    The Cubs are willing to eat quite a bit, of not all of it, thats pretty common knowledge.
    Still, what is it, $40m over two years? Yikes.



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