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    Cubs vs. Rangers 5/23

    How bad do we need a middle reliever? I can't take much more of this.


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

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    Re: Cubs vs. Rangers 5/23

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    How bad do we need a middle reliever? I can't take much more of this.
    They do, but for whatever reason Lou decides to only use him as a LOOGY.



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    Re: Cubs vs. Rangers 5/23

    Cashner has been throwing well for the I Cubs


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    Re: Cubs vs. Rangers 5/23

    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    They do, but for whatever reason Lou decides to only use him as a LOOGY.
    Agree completely. Marshall has some nasty stuff and has always been pretty reliable. Lou chooses instead to put in Grabow. I don't get it.


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

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    Re: Cubs vs. Rangers 5/23

    Marshall just saved the mess that Grabow and Howry left behind.



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    Re: Cubs vs. Rangers 5/23

    marshall is awesome. he needs to be used more as the middle relief instead of the rescue man.


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    Re: Cubs vs. Rangers 5/23

    Isn't Marshall being used as the setup man now? I'd rather have him there than middle relief. If a starter goes 7 innings, I like having Marshall/Marmol there to finish the game.



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    Re: Cubs vs. Rangers 5/23

    Signing Howry to solidify your bullpen is like using a bandaid on a gunshot wound... And not just any bandaid, those little circular ones.



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    Re: Cubs vs. Rangers 5/23

    Cubs win! Cubs win!


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    Re: Cubs vs. Rangers 5/23

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    Signing Howry to solidify your bullpen is like using a bandaid on a gunshot wound... And not just any bandaid, those little circular ones.
    Exactly. Howry was miserable in Chicago the first time around and yet we bring him back. I don't get it. We really should have gotten a solid middle reliever for D Lee.


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

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    Re: Cubs vs. Rangers 5/23

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Exactly. Howry was miserable in Chicago the first time around and yet we bring him back. I don't get it. We really should have gotten a solid middle reliever for D Lee.
    I understand your train of thought here, but I don't see anyone dealing a reliever this early in the season, especially for an underperforming first-baseman making as much as Lee is.



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    Re: Cubs vs. Rangers 5/23

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    Cubs win! Cubs win!
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    Re: Cubs vs. Rangers 5/23

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneState1028 View Post
    I understand your train of thought here, but I don't see anyone dealing a reliever this early in the season, especially for an underperforming first-baseman making as much as Lee is.

    Why would Lee be traded? I would look at shipping off the other corner.


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    Re: Cubs vs. Rangers 5/23

    Quote Originally Posted by Swanson10 View Post
    Why would Lee be traded? I would look at shipping off the other corner.
    Rami will turn it around, he always seems to. I think we should keep both, as much as we need a reliever, theres not much out there.



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    Re: Cubs vs. Rangers 5/23

    Still have no freakin clue why Jim signed Howry's terrible *** back to the team.


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