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Hector Villanueva

Member Since 14 Apr 2012
Offline Last Active Jul 14 2013 10:30 PM
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In Topic: Brett Jackson

22 April 2013 - 06:22 PM

Totally agree. Just another Cubs prospect flame out. On to the next. Speaking of starting to get worried about Baez and Watkins strike out #s.

In Topic: 2 moves should do to contend by 2015

01 April 2013 - 10:28 PM

We should have signed Yasiel Puig instead of Soler. He hit over 500 this spring and is slated for AA. Kid is going to be a stud. Soler is no where near what this guy is. What sucks is the Cubs were rumored to offer him more money than the Dodgers.


In Topic: Jason Parks 670 Interview

19 November 2012 - 11:17 PM


Good farm systems produce about 40-50% of their top ten.


Have seen numbers on this, or you are basing it off anecdotalisms?


Let's pick a year and look at some of the top farm systems top ten shall we? 2008

Cardinals-Rasmus, Chris Perez, Jamie Garcia, Kozma, Boggs, John Jay
Reds-Bruce, Bailey, Votto, Cueto, Stubbs, mesaraco, Frasier
Yankees-Chamberlin, Jackson, Montero, Gardner, Kennedy
Rays-longoria,Price, Davis, Hellickson, Niemann, Jennings
Red Sox-Bucholz, Ellsbury, Masterson, Lowrie, Reddick,

In Topic: Jason Parks 670 Interview

18 November 2012 - 07:11 PM

Not sure I agree with the sobering news of 1 out of 5 success % is a sign Cubs are doing well. Good farm systems produce about 40-50% of their top ten. I think Almora, Baez and Soler are as close to cant miss as Cubs have had in a long time. If we can develop 3-4 pitchers along with the big 3 then we are a homegrown playoff team.

In Topic: Baez played 3rd in fall league

23 October 2012 - 08:08 PM

He played 3rd today. 2 errors, makes 9 total.

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