White Sox Interactive Forums
What's The Score?

Welcome
Go Back   White Sox Interactive Forums > Baseball Discussions > What's The Score?
Home Chat Stats Register Blogs FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-31-2005, 11:01 PM
ChiSoxRowand ChiSoxRowand is offline
WSI Church Elder
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: DeKalb/Rockford
Posts: 1,731
Default Report: Scrubs close to deal with Burnitz

Heard it while listening to the scoreboard update a little while ago. This is good because it probably means they won't be getting Maggs or Huff. Burnitz is pretty much a clone of Sammy, but worse. He isn't the bad clubhouse guy though.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-31-2005, 11:06 PM
NSSoxFan NSSoxFan is offline
WSI Church Elder
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Loop
Posts: 2,548
Default

Oh, now I don't see how the sCrUBS can be overlooked as a favorite to win it all.
__________________

Ozzie manages, you watch.
Quote:
Originally Posted by FarWestChicago View Post
Yeah, they won is spite of Greg Walker, Ozzie, KW, JR and everybody else associated with that team. It's either a friggin' miracle or they knew more about what they were doing than posters here. I guess I have to go with "friggin' miracle" since the posters here obviously make any professional baseball person look like a moron.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-31-2005, 11:11 PM
santo=dorf santo=dorf is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 6,465
Default

Hendry tried to trade for his fat ass back in 2003 when Patheticson went down. Take a look at Jeromy's road splits from last season;

.244/.327/.448 14HR, 67 SO in 78 games.

Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-31-2005, 11:54 PM
HebrewHammer HebrewHammer is offline
WSI Personality
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Arlington Heights, IL
Posts: 1,349
Default



Wow, Sammy Sosa and a ton of cash for Jerry Hairston Jr., Jeromy Burnitz, and two "prospects". I'm sure the Cards and 'Stros are quakin' in their boots.
__________________

"That was the plan no matter what. Because I had Kearns and 'MaTola,' whatever his name is, the first baseman, the fat guy, I don't know what ****ing name is - LaPorta - on the bench and I didn't want them to face Matt."
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-01-2005, 12:18 AM
DrCrawdad DrCrawdad is offline
WSI High Priest
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Valley Of The Malls
Posts: 8,592
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by HebrewHammer


Wow, Sammy Sosa and a ton of cash for Jerry Hairston Jr., Jeromy Burnitz, and two "prospects". I'm sure the Cards and 'Stros are quakin' in their boots.
The following is one Cub fans opinion on the trade of Lee and the Sox loss of Magglio.

Quote:
The Sox did this because Ozzie Guillen is an idiot.

Let me explain. Ozzie thinks that "speed and defense" wins games. Sure,
those things are important. But you also have to tailor your team to your
ballpark. Since the remodeling at the Cell, it has become a launching pad.
It had the 6th highest park factor for home runs last year of *ANY*
ballpark.

So what does Ozzie ask his GM to do? Get rid of one of his best home run
hitters.

...the Cell is now a launching pad, and the Sox are doing speed and defense. They'll be hard-pressed to win 70 games next year.
__________________

DrCrawdad
"In time you can turn these obsessions into careers...Hurry Down Doomsday the bugs are taking over." - Elvis Costello
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 02-01-2005, 12:34 AM
HebrewHammer HebrewHammer is offline
WSI Personality
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Arlington Heights, IL
Posts: 1,349
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DrCrawdad
The following is one Cub fans opinion on the trade of Lee and the Sox loss of Magglio.
Well...it's worked so well for the past three years...

Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 02-01-2005, 10:31 AM
1917 1917 is offline
WSI Personality
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 956
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DrCrawdad
The following is one Cub fans opinion on the trade of Lee and the Sox loss of Magglio.
Buddy, we got Paulie, Dye, Everett, Rowand, Frank, Uribe and crede to knock the rest in. Sit back and relax and enjoy our show
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 02-01-2005, 12:19 AM
Jabroni Jabroni is offline
WSI Church Elder
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 2,151
Default

http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news?slu...oles-sosatrade
Quote:
To replace some of Sosa's power, the Cubs neared an agreement with free-agent outfielder Jeromy Burnitz on a one-year contract with a mutual option for 2006. That deal wouldn't be finalized until the Sosa trade is completed.
MWAHAHAHAHAHA!!! OH, HAPPY DAY!!! The Scrubs replace Sham-Me with an even worse bat in Burnitz!!!

Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 02-01-2005, 04:45 PM
dickallen15 dickallen15 is offline
WSI High Priest
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Posts: 6,046
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by santo=dorf
Hendry tried to trade for his fat ass back in 2003 when Patheticson went down. Take a look at Jeromy's road splits from last season;

.244/.327/.448 14HR, 67 SO in 78 games.

Looks like Konerko on the road. Paulie only hit .239 with 12 homers on the road in 2004.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 02-01-2005, 05:17 PM
SOXit2EM SOXit2EM is offline
WSI Personality
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Orange County, Ca
Posts: 685
Default

Just read this on TSN.com. Burnitz to Cubs after Sosa deal completed. It's a 1 year deal for 5 mil, with a mutual option for 2006 for 6.5 mil. This was just posted 3 min ago.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 02-01-2005, 06:14 PM
Palehose13 Palehose13 is offline
WSI High Priest
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: In Milwaukee, hey!
Posts: 10,440
Default

5 mil for Burnitz? That looks like 5 mil for Valentin! Plus, they have to pay most of Sosa's salary? The 2005 cubs is proof that spending money doesn't necessarily give you a great team.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 02-01-2005, 09:30 PM
PAPChiSox729 PAPChiSox729 is offline
WSI Church Elder
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Raleigh, NC
Posts: 2,885
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SOXit2EM
Just read this on TSN.com. Burnitz to Cubs after Sosa deal completed. It's a 1 year deal for 5 mil, with a mutual option for 2006 for 6.5 mil. This was just posted 3 min ago.
Burnitz for 5 million!? Hendry is a genius!!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 02-01-2005, 02:11 AM
kruzer31 kruzer31 is offline
WSI Personality
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Chicago
Posts: 523
Default Burnitz To Sign With Cubs Tomorrow

Cubs will sign Jeremy "Bum Bum" Burnitz tomorrow as reported on the Kevin Wheeler show that he hosts overnight on Sporting News Radio. Just what the cubs need, another guy who strikes out over 135 times a year. Im die hard Sox fan here and dont hate the cubs, just dont pay attention to them like any of the other 28 teams out there. I honestly think the Cubs are far worse then last season. At least we have hope and some optomism here on the South Side. Glad we didnt sign Burnitz, he really does suck.

Jeff
__________________
Longest World Series Championship Droughts

1.Cubs

3. Indians



2005 World Series Champion Chicago White Sox
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 02-01-2005, 02:18 AM
Jabroni Jabroni is offline
WSI Church Elder
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 2,151
Default

http://www.whitesoxinteractive.com/v...ad.php?t=44816

Yep, this is great news. The Flubs replace Sham-Me with an even bigger strikeout master in Burnitz. Hilarious. We have a better outfield than the Cubs by far. I'll take Dye, Podsednik, Rowand, and Everett over Burnitz, Hairston, Patterson, and Hollandsworth any day of the week.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 02-01-2005, 09:53 AM
Ol' No. 2's Avatar
Ol' No. 2 Ol' No. 2 is offline
WSI High Priest
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Bullpen Sports Bar
Posts: 11,663
Default

I don't know how they did it, but they somehow managed to replace Scammy with the one guy who will probably put up even WORSE numbers. I wonder if they'll be on the cover of SI again this year. Has Hell frozen over yet?
__________________

19 seasons, 9232 AB, 216 SO
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



Forum Jump




All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:36 PM.




Design by: Michelle

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Site-specific editorial/photos Copyright ©2001 - 2008 White Sox Interactive. All rights reserved.