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The Daily Grind: Chicago’s Guide to Handicapping MLB (8/27/14)

It has been a tough start to the week for me. Two gas can pitchers this year have gone out and thrown their best games of the year. Last night, Travis Wood threw six scoreless innings against a team that averages over five runs per game against him. Quintana is in a real funk for the White Sox, that play was over by the 3rd inning.  Lastly, I salvaged the night on the Baltimore...
Via Sports Mockery
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

DFP: Jacob Turner

In case you missed it, the Cubs acquired RHP Jacob Turner last week for two non-prospects. Turner’s stock has really fallen off since 2012, when his name was being tossed around as a potential centerpiece from the Tigers in a Matt Garza trade and was eventually a big part of the trade that brought Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante to the team. For three years between 2010 and 2012...
Via Obstructed View
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Cubs Buy Low On Another Pitcher

Photo: Miami Sun Sentinel In a very quiet move on Friday, the Cubs acquired another once-hyped prospect/pitcher in Jacob Turner. Turner comes from the Marlins for a pair of minor league relievers. Before the year began I rostered Turner at the end of my draft in a deep mixed league because he had the upside of a fantasy number four starting pitcher. He’s only 23 years old (he doesn’t...
Via Baseball Professor
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Activate Two Pitchers To The 25 Man Roster

The Cubs have announced that Jacob Turner, who was acquired earlier this week, will be added to the 25 man roster before today’s finale against the Tampa Bay Rays. Turner will report the bullpen to be under the tutelage of Lester Strode and Chris Bosio. Turner will wear #38 for his duration with the Cubs. Turner, on the year has a 4-7 record, with a 4.26 ERA, and a 6.2 k/9 rate...
Via Sports Mockery
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs add former Marlins pitcher Turner to roster

  The Chicago Cubs have added newly acquired pitcher Jacob Turner to their roster and activated reliever Neil Ramirez from the 15-day disabled list. The Cubs got Turner from Miami on Friday in a trade for two minor league pitchers. The 23-year-old Turner was designated for assignment by the Marlins last week. Turner is 4-7 with a 5.97 ERA in 20 games this season, and manager Rick...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Storylines: Cubs acquire once-promising prospect Turner

In this MLB News and Notes segment, I will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. I also will try to tweet news and rumors as I see them, so feel free to follow me on Twitter: @AndrewIBI. Here are the stories from Friday, August 8.  Top Stories: The Cubs bought low on another once-promising right-hander, as they announced the acquisition...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Red Sox Outfielder Ryan Kalish Designated For Assignment By Cubs

Ryan Kalish’s major league career still hasn’t taken off. Kalish, once a highly touted prospect in the Boston Red Sox organization, was designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs on Friday. The move made room on the Cubs’ roster for pitcher Jacob Turner, who was acquired from the Miami Marlins. Kalish turned heads after being drafted by the Red Sox in the ninth round in...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs acquire Jacob Turner from Marlins

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs acquired right-hander Jacob Turner from the Miami Marlins on Friday in exchange for minor league right-handers Jose Arias and Tyler Bremer. To make room for Turner on the 40-man roster, the Cubs designed outfielder Ryan Kalish for assignment. Turner, 23, was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the first round (No. 9 overall) of the 2009 draft and traded...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rapid Reaction: Cubs Acquire Jacob Turner

While Cubs fans were still clamoring over Javier Baez or the possibility to get Cole Hamels, the Cubs made a trade that could change their pitching outlook for years to come. Several days ago, the Cubs put a claim on Marlins pitcher, Jacob Turner, and today, the Cubs finalized that deal, by sending two low-level relievers to South Beach. While this isn’t the NL East pitcher many...
Via Sports Mockery
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs acquire Jacob Turner from Marlins

getty images On Friday the Chicago Cubs acquired starting pitcher Jacob Turner from the Miami Marlins for pitchers Tyler Bremer and Jose Arias. Turner, 23, was designated for assignment by the Marlins this week after a disastrous second year in the majors. In 20 games – including 12 starts – Turner had a 5.97 ERA and a 1.65 WHIP. It is a concern that the Marlins gave up on the...
Via Tireball.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Cubs Turn Minor Leaguers into Starting Pitcher

The Cubs just solidified a deal to send over a pair of minor league pitchers for starting pitcher Jacob Turner from Miami. This low-risk, high-reward type of deal is quickly becoming the status quo for Theo Epstein, as he looks to bolster the rotation for Chicago. Turner is a former top-50 prospect that has the potential to be a solid back-end starter in Chicago’s rotation. The...
Via Sports Mockery
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins acquire two prospects from Cubs in exchange for pitcher Jacob Turner

The Miami Marlins have acquired pitching prospects Tyler Bremer and Jose Arias from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for right-hander Jacob Turner, the team announced Friday. Miami designated Turner, who was out of options, on Tuesday. Chicago claimed him off waivers. Turner is 9-21 with a 4.77 ERA in 53 games (45 starts) as a big leaguer. After coming over as part of the 2012 Anibal...
Via Fox Sports Florida
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs acquire Jacob Turner for two minor leaguers

As has been expected for two days, the Cubs have acquired right-handed pitcher Jacob Turner from the Marlins, according to the Cubs official website. It was expected due to the following chronology and factors. 1. Turner was designated for assignment and put on revocable waivers. 2. The Cubs were second in line (reverse order of NL standings) to claim Turner and did so. 3. The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cubs Acquire Starter Jacob Turner From Marlins

Jacob Turner has been traded to the Chicago Cubs – Mandatory Credit: Lynne Sladky/Associated Press via Palm Beach Post The Chicago Cubs have reportedly acquired starting pitcher Jacob Turner from the Miami Marlins in exchange for two minor-league pitchers, according to ESPN Insider Keith Law. The two players Miami will receive are Single-A pitchers Tyler Bremer and Jose Arias. Turner...
Via The Sports Journal
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Acquire Jacob Turner

The Cubs worked out a deal with the Miami Marlins for the aforementioned former top prospect Jacob Turner. In return, minor league relievers Tyler Bremer and Jose Arias will go to the Marlins. Turner's a work-in-progress, work that will have to be done at the major league level and in the offseason since he's out of options. But the "stuff" still seems to be there...
Via Cub Reporter
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins deal Jacob Turner to Cubs

The Chicago Cubs have acquired right-hander Jacob Turner from the Miami Marlins in exchange for two low Class-A pitchers, according to Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune. Turner acquired from Marlins for two low Class-A pitchers #Cubs — Paul Sullivan (@PWSullivan) August 8, 2014 Jacob Turner was designated for assignment by Miami on Tuesday and was […]
Via On-Base Talk
19 days ago  |  Discuss

A Reason For Pessimism About Jacob Turner

According to Keith Law, the Cubs have acquired Jacob Turner from the Marlins for “a couple of minor leaguers”. Turner was a pretty high profile prospect a few years ago, is just 23, and this acquisition falls in line with the Cubs buying low on young pitching and seeing what sticks. Assuming the two minor […]
Via Fangraphs
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Officially Trade for Jacob Turner

The other day news broke that the Miami Marlins designated 2009 first round draft pick Jacob Turner for assignment. The Marlins acquired Turner in a trade which sent Anibal Sanchez to the Detroit Tigers in 2012. In his two full season of Major League ball, Turner has yet to really impress or show that he was worthy of being drafted ninth. Much like with Jake Arrieta, the Chicago...
Via World Series Dreaming
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Claim Jacob Turner Off Revocable Waivers

According to Jim Bowden of ESPN, the Chicago Cubs have claimed Jacob Turner off of revocable waivers from the Miami Marlins.Cubs claim Jacob Turner on waivers— Jim Bowden (@JimBowden_ESPN) August 6, 2014 #453123052 / gettyimages.comTurner, 23-years-old, was once a top-25 prospect in baseball after being drafted ninth overall in the 2009 MLB draft. After being rushed to the Majors...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs claim 23 year old pitcher, former top 25 prospect

Former top 25 prospect, Jacob Turner was designated for assignment by the Florida Marlins yesterday. Reports suggest Cubs have claimed him and now have 2 days to see what low level peanut vendor  pitcher the Marlins will accept in return. As other reports suggest, #Cubs won waiver claim on Miami SP Jacob Turner, former touted prospect, still just 23. But haven’t acquired yet...
Via Sports Mockery
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Busy Shuffling the Deck Chairs

Well my browser crashed in midst of typing out something longer, but here's the quick version. - Javier Baez debut was very Javier Baez. Lots of K's, lots of power and lots of swinging. - Cubs activate Kyuji Fujikawa and put Nate Sureouts to rest, DFA'ing him. - Cubs put in claim for RHP Jacob Turner, former Tigers top prospect  and recently released by the Marlins....
Via Cub Reporter
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins release pitcher Jacob Turner

Jacob Turner had the pedigree of an ace in the making when the Marlins acquired him from the Detroit Tigers two years ago. However, the 23-year-old right-hander turned out to be such a bust that the Marlins designated him for assignment prior to Tuesday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. Left-hander Brian Flynn was recalled from Triple A New Orleans. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Penny is an option to start Saturday for Marlins

With Jacob Turner designated for assignment the Miami Marlins are considering Brad Penny for Saturday’s game in Cincinnati. Turner’s rotation spot will need to be filled but how well Penny could do is up for debate. Penny has not pitched in the majors since 2012 but owns a 2.28 ERA in five starts for Triple- New Orleans this season. Ultimately Penny owns an opt-out clause which...
Via Tireball.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins designate Jacob Turner for assignment

Following his poor start on Sunday in which he yielded five runs on nine hits in just four innings against the Cincinnati Reds, right-hander Jacob Turner has been designated for assignment by the Miami Marlins. In related moves, Miami will recall 6’7 left-hander Brian Flynn to the big league club. #Marlins RHP Jacob Turner designated […]
Via On-Base Talk
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins designate Jacob Turner for assignment, recall Brian Flynn

getty images On Tuesday the Miami Marlins designated pitcher Jacob Turner for assignment. The 23-year-old Turner had struggled this season posting a 5.97 ERA in 12 starts and eight relief appearances for the Marlins. It was quite a bit off of the 3.74 ERA he posted across 20 starts last season. Turner was a key part of a trade that sent Anibal Sanchez to the Detroit Tigers and given...
Via Tireball.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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