MLB: Pick a Chicago Outfield

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Pick 3 outfielders

  1. Jermaine Dye

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  2. Carlos Quentin

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  3. Dewayne Wise

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  4. Brian Anderson

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  5. Alfonso Soriano

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  6. Kosuke Fukudome

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  7. Milton Bradley

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  8. Micah Hoffpauir

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  9. Reed Johnson

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  10. Joey Gathright

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  1. CrossCyed

    CrossCyed Well-Known Member

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    #1 CrossCyed, Apr 19, 2009
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2009
    I kinda liked the discussion with the rotation one, so let's try it for the OF. I'll throw in 09 and 08 stats, along with age and contract status again.

    Jermaine Dye, age 35
    09: .357, 4 HR, 9 RBI
    08: .292, 34 HR, 96 RBI

    2 years/$22M (2008-09), plus 2010 option
    signed extension with White Sox 8/18/07
    08:$9.5M, 09:$11.5M, 10:$12M mutual option ($1M buyout)
    full no-trade clause in 2008
    limited no-trade clause in 2009 (Dye may block deals to 6 clubs in Northeast)


    Carlos Quentin, age 26
    09: .308, 6 HR, 11 RBI
    08: .288, 36 HR, 100 RBI

    2009: 550k, 2010-12: Arb. Eligible, 2013: Free Agent

    Dewayne Wise, age 31
    09: .238, 0 HR, 0 RBI
    08: .248, 6 HR, 18 RBI

    2009: 1 year, 550k

    Brian Anderson, age 27
    09: .176, 0 HR, 0 RBI
    08: .232, 8 HR, 26 RBI

    2009: 440k, 2010-12: Arb. Eligible

    Alfonso Soriano, age 33
    09: .292, 5 HR, 9 RBI
    08: .280, 29 HR, 75 RBI

    8 years/$136M (2007-14)
    signed by Cubs as a free agent 11/06
    $8M signing bonus
    07:$9M, 08:$13M, 09:$16M, 10-14:$18M annually
    full no-trade clause
    award bonuses: $0.25M for top vote-getter in All-Star balloting, $0.35M for World Series MVP, $0.25M for LCS MVP, $0.3M for MVP, $75,000 for Gold Glove
    perks: suite on road trips, 6 premium tickets for each home game (spring training - post-season) and All Star Game (if Soriano is selected)
    Soriano to donate $25,000 annually to both United Way & Cubs Care


    Kosuke Fukudome, age 31
    09: .375, 3 HR, 10 RBI
    08: .257, 10 HR, 58 RBI

    4 years/$48M (2008-11)
    signed by Cubs as a free agent from Japan 12/12/07
    $4M signing bonus
    08:$6M, 09:$11.5M, 10:$13M, 11:$13.5M
    no-trade protection
    club must sign Fukudome to an extension by 11/15/2011 or release him, allowing him to become a free agent
    award bonuses: $0.3M each for MVP, WS MVP, $0.2M for LCS MVP, $0.1M Silver Slugger, $75,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star
    perks: 8 first-class round-trip air tickets between Japan and Chicago for family each year, personal trainer, masseuse, interpreter, visa expenses, $25,000 annually in moving expenses, vehicle during spring training and regular season
    Fukudome to make annual donation to club charity


    Milton Bradley, age 31
    09: .053, 1 HR, 1 RBI
    08: .321, 22 HR, 77 RBI

    2 years/$20M (2009-10), plus 2011 option
    signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/6/09
    $4M signing bonus
    09:$5M, 10:$9M, 11:$12M option
    2011 may become $12M club option with $2M buyout based on Bradley's health
    2011 option vests with 75 games played in 2009


    Micah Hoffpauir, age 29
    09: .333, 0 HR, 3 RBI
    08: .342, 2 HR, 8 RBI

    1 year/$0.4075M (2009)

    Reed Johnson, age 32
    09: .333, 0 HR, 0 RBI
    08: .303, 6 HR, 50 RBI

    1 year/$3M (2009)

    Joey Gathright, age 27
    09: .000, 0 HR, 0 RBI
    08: .254, 0 HR, 22 RBI

    1 year/$0.8M (2009)
    signed by Cubs as a free agent 12/16/08

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    again, do it like you're building a team, with payroll concerns as well as looking towards the future as well.
     
  2. IcSyU

    IcSyU Well-Known Member

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    Quentin, Dye, and Soriano.
     
  3. CrossCyed

    CrossCyed Well-Known Member

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    And ****, I can't delete the thread because I forgot to make the poll multiple choice. Lil help?
     
  4. gocubs2118

    gocubs2118 Well-Known Member

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    LF: Quentin

    CF: Soriano (he signed to play CF)

    RF: Dye
     
  5. hurdleisu24

    hurdleisu24 Well-Known Member
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    Quentin, Soriano and Bradley
     
  6. bigcyfan82

    bigcyfan82 Active Member

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    lots of power in your outfield, but also some pretty crappy defensive players.

     
  7. IcSyU

    IcSyU Well-Known Member

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    Oh well :wink:
     
  8. cycloneman003

    cycloneman003 Well-Known Member

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    Soriano Bradley Dye.
     
  9. chadm

    chadm Giving it a go

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    If you want to start a new thread and poll we can close this one and move the posts to the new one.

    Mods can't change the setting of a poll other than the words.
     
  10. C.John

    C.John Babysitting Debbie Downers
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