Archive for December, 2006

Marquis de Sad

Saturday, December 9th, 2006

So the Cubs follow up their signing of a solid #3 starter with a could-be-decent #4 starter.  Ted Lilly and now Jason Marquis join the Cubs, replacing the Greyhound Roundtrippers we had filling out every start not dominated by Zambrano last season.  With Wood finally going to the bullpen (about 2 years to late) the […]

Trade Offs

Monday, December 4th, 2006

Watching Sportscenter and heard former GM and current ESPN “insider” Steve Phillips reporting that a Jason Jennings for Jock Jones/Carlos Marmol deal looks set. That’s a starter upgrade for a decent hitter/horrible fielder and a potential strong starter. Actually, all you are really upgrading is starting experience and gambling away potential. Jennings […]