Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 18
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 94,094, Level: 95
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 956
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CYdTracked's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    8,669
    Points
    94,094
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0
    Go Cubs Go!

  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 227,057, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsCreated Album pictures
    Clones21's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    17,558
    Points
    227,057
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Harden signs with Rangers

    I liked him with the cubs :(


    "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing."

  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 845,202, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 59.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    53,665
    Points
    845,202
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 513
    Given: 493

    Re: Harden signs with Rangers

    Not my favorite news.


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




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  4. #4
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 6,055, Level: 23
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 495
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    agronclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    des moines
    Posts
    345
    Points
    6,055
    Level
    23
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Harden signs with Rangers

    good for him. i heard he wanted a long term contract, and the cubs weren't willing to do that, but i guess he just wanted money. he was a good cub, but seriously the 09 season for him was a joke. he may have pitched 26 games, but how many of them did his pitch count get too high in the 5th inning? but really i'm too excited to see sandberg at sec taylor field this summer, anyway... freakin awesome.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 94,094, Level: 95
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 956
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CYdTracked's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    8,669
    Points
    94,094
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Harden signs with Rangers

    It was a given he was not going to be resigned by the Cubs but a tad surprised where he wound up. I thought the Twins, Yankees, and Red Sox were more likely than the Rangers.


    Go Cubs Go!

  6. #6
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 91,975, Level: 94
    Level completed: 39%, Points required for next Level: 1,175
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Bader's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    4,380
    Points
    91,975
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 8

    Re: Harden signs with Rangers

    Quote Originally Posted by CYdTracked View Post
    It was a given he was not going to be resigned by the Cubs but a tad surprised where he wound up. I thought the Twins, Yankees, and Red Sox were more likely than the Rangers.
    Since the Twins got Pavano to accept arbitration I wasn't surprised they let up on pursuing Harden



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 36,264, Level: 58
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 386
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    Clonegrad07's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Indiana
    Posts
    2,398
    Points
    36,264
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 6

    Re: Harden signs with Rangers

    Stupid move by the Cubbies... we need starting and relief pitching... this is not good news for us Cubs fans...



  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 176,544, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    hurdleisu24's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    16,133
    Points
    176,544
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Re: Harden signs with Rangers

    Im more dissapointed they didn't offer arbitration atleast. If he didn't want to come back then fine but a big market team like the Cubs with as good of pitcher as Harden could be they should have offered arb.



  9. #9
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 70,663, Level: 82
    Level completed: 54%, Points required for next Level: 787
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    cyfan964's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    4 blocks from the Jack
    Posts
    4,469
    Points
    70,663
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 38

    Re: Harden signs with Rangers

    We'll keep resigning Prior and Wood endlessly, but Harden isn't worth it?


    Now that MBB is back, do we still have to pretend that WBB matters?

    -acgclone

  10. #10
    Walk On
    Points: 5,541, Level: 21
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 9
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    180
    Points
    5,541
    Level
    21
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Harden signs with Rangers

    Nice to see the Rangers be the choice of a starting pitcher for a change.



  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 38,028, Level: 60
    Level completed: 15%, Points required for next Level: 1,022
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    acrozier22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    In van down by the river!
    Posts
    2,595
    Points
    38,028
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Harden signs with Rangers

    Meh....he could only pitch 5 innings top and then had to come out of the game. I'm not real worried about him not being a cub next year.



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 227,057, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsCreated Album pictures
    Clones21's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    17,558
    Points
    227,057
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Harden signs with Rangers

    Quote Originally Posted by acrozier22 View Post
    Meh....he could only pitch 5 innings top and then had to come out of the game. I'm not real worried about him not being a cub next year.
    But he did get 14 K's in those 5 innings.


    "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing."

  13. #13
    All-Star
    Points: 20,560, Level: 43
    Level completed: 79%, Points required for next Level: 190
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Cyclone90's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Johnston, IA
    Posts
    1,383
    Points
    20,560
    Level
    43
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 6

    Re: Harden signs with Rangers

    All he got was a 1 year deal and an option year. Not sure who's option however. Regardless, you'd think the Cubs could have sprung for that. The guy wanted to stay. Apparently the Cubs can only sign players to bloated 3-8 year contracts.



  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 115,254, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUAlum2002's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    15,416
    Points
    115,254
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 16
    Given: 12

    Re: Harden signs with Rangers

    He will go on to win the Cy Young next year.



  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 845,202, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 59.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    53,665
    Points
    845,202
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 513
    Given: 493

    Re: Harden signs with Rangers

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    He will go on to win the Cy Young next year.
    Tradition says you're right.

    So, let me be the first to offer my congratulations to Rich Harden for the 2010 AL Cy Young Award.


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




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM