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    Re: Miles, Fox traded to Oakland

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Not Jake Fox!


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    Re: Miles, Fox traded to Oakland

    Not surprising. And since they didn't offer Harden arbitration, maybe that's where they're hoping Grey or someone else will step into the mix.

    I also read an number that currently the Cubs have 119 million already wrapped up in contracts, including Bradley's. I expect they're trying to also make room for potential big trades over the winter meetings.


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    Re: Miles, Fox traded to Oakland

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    Re: Miles, Fox traded to Oakland

    At least Miles is gone. I think they should have dealt Fox during the season last summer. Could have gotten a lot of value for him.


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    Re: Miles, Fox traded to Oakland

    Miles I can understand, he is/was less than worthless. On the face of it the Fox move seems puzzling, but the only thing he can really do well consistently is hit, so that's probably where Oakland will use him the majority of the time.



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    Re: Miles, Fox traded to Oakland

    After Lenny Harris, Aaron Miles might be one of my least favorite Cub players of all time.


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    Re: Miles, Fox traded to Oakland

    Like that Miles is gone. Not happy about the return on Fox.



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    Re: Miles, Fox traded to Oakland

    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    Miles I can understand, he is/was less than worthless. On the face of it the Fox move seems puzzling, but the only thing he can really do well consistently is hit, so that's probably where Oakland will use him the majority of the time.
    Fox is a DH, he can't field at all and his bat doesn't make up for his lack of a glove. It was a good move to sell high on him depending on the value we got for him.



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    Re: Miles, Fox traded to Oakland

    We'll trade you Fox if you take Miles!

    Don't know too much about Grey, but I hope he and this infielder have some talent.



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    Re: Miles, Fox traded to Oakland

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    No Jimlad needed. Miles Sucks. Could care less about him. The fact that we got basically nothing in return for one of the best prospects is just pathetic.


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    Re: Miles, Fox traded to Oakland

    Cubs never make smart moves



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    Re: Miles, Fox traded to Oakland

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    No Jimlad needed. Miles Sucks. Could care less about him. The fact that we got basically nothing in return for one of the best prospects is just pathetic.
    Fox wasn't one of our best prospects, like I said before he is a DH. He can't hit a breaking ball and when teams found that out he really struggled towards the end of the year.



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    Re: Miles, Fox traded to Oakland

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfanhood View Post
    Cubs never make smart moves
    Derrek Lee and Aramis Ramirez disagree with you.



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    Re: Miles, Fox traded to Oakland

    Fox was a defensive liability and a streaky hitter. This isn't all bad.



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