Coco Crisp to the Cubs

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  1. jDub

    jDub Member

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    Rumor is that the Cubs are interested in Coco Crisp as an upgrade over Felix Pie. Crisp is certainly looking to get out of Boston.
     
  2. ISUAlum2002

    ISUAlum2002 Well-Known Member

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    They've been talking about this on northsidebaseball.com for weeks now, and nothing concrete has come of it. I think the Cobs are going to stick with Pie and try to keep developing him.
     
  3. cyclonez7

    cyclonez7 Well-Known Member

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    It doesn't have anything to do with Pie's injury does it? :biggrin:
     
  4. mwitt

    mwitt Well-Known Member

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    It probably all depends on how Pie recovers from his twisted testicle.
     
  5. jDub

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    Any idea what Crisp has remaining on his contract? If Pie is still a year or two away, I can see platooning him alongside Crisp.
     
  6. CTAClone

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    You were laughing when you wrote that....right?:wink:
     
  7. huntt26

    huntt26 Well-Known Member

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    hahahaha amazing
     
  8. CyclonesRule

    CyclonesRule Well-Known Member

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    I go coo coo for Coco Crisp. sorry I just had to say it. thats got to be one of the worst famous names to get teased about, next to Milton Bradley.
     
  9. mwitt

    mwitt Well-Known Member

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    I've been laughing ever since I first heard about it. Can you imagine what kind of response Lou Piniella had when he first heard?
     
  10. gocubs2118

    gocubs2118 Well-Known Member

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    I heard they may end up trading Pie to Baltimore for Roberts. So Crisp would be his replacement. Crisp is horrible though, might as well just stick with Sam Fuld or put Fukudome in CF. I would take the Cleveland Crisp over the Boston Crisp any day of the week.
     
  11. cigaretteman

    cigaretteman Well-Known Member

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  12. Cardinal&Gold11

    Cardinal&Gold11 Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't say Crisp is horrible, he just didn't hit very well last year. He stilled played amazing defense for Sox last year.
     
  13. ZJohnson

    ZJohnson Well-Known Member

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    There have been talks about either Crisp or Roberts to the Cubs for months and months now. I'm not sure I'm a huge fan of either. I would love to see Pie develop into the great player that I think he can be....with the Cubs
     
  14. Wesley

    Wesley Well-Known Member

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    Crisp Pie. Way to go CUBs. Hendry means business.
     
  15. superdorf

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    Another bad trade idea here... Not a fan... Develop Pie.
     
  16. uro cy

    uro cy Well-Known Member

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    I hope someone untwisted it...
     
  17. CapnMorgan18

    CapnMorgan18 New Member

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    unless the cubs are getting more than roberts from the O's. the cubs are not going to part with Pie. he's to highly touted, and he's still very young. i am all for signing kenny lofton and having him tutor pie some more.
     
  18. Bobber

    Bobber Well-Known Member

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    Is Lofton actually back in the mix? The guys like 41 now. He almost got us to the World Series last time he was a Cub.
     
  19. superdorf

    superdorf Well-Known Member

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    I am WAY more worried about our starting pitching, and middle relief than I am our offense.
     
  20. Cy Hard

    Cy Hard Well-Known Member

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    I would too, T-ball teams can take it out of Wrigley on your average day.:biglaugh:
     

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