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The Verdict

Here are BP's and BA's take on the prospects the Cubs acquired over the last 2 days ranked by potential awesomeness. Arodys Vizcaino (RHP) - 21 year old Baseball America: Vizcaino possesses the raw stuff to justify the hype, but also the injury history to explain why the Yankees and Braves were willing to trade him. He had Tommy John surgery toward the end of spring training...
Via Cub Reporter
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs Gamble on Vizcaino, Sell Low on Soto

“As a whole, not specifically regarding potential deals, we need to add a lot of pitching to the system. It’s not enough to have a handful or two. You need waves and waves coming through your system, and we don’t have that. We hardly have even one wave coming, so we need to rebuild a lot of pitching depth.” –Theo Epstein, July 18, 2012 On Monday night, the Chicago Cubs...
Via Fangraphs
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Geovany Soto Traded to Texas Rangers For Minor League Pitcher Jacob Brigham

In a mostly unsurprising move on Monday, Geovany Soto was traded to the Texas Rangers less than a day before the trade deadline. Midway through the Cubs' opener of their three game homestand with the Pittsburgh Pirates, the 29-year-old catcher was reportedly dealt to Texas for minor league pitcher Jacob Brigham. Soto has been struggling lately, batting only .199 with six homers...
Via NESN.com
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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