Justin Sellers

Well, It Could Have Been Wuertz

Time to retire the "worst-Wuertz" puns as Jim Hendry moves another player without any options for 2009. As we heard yesterday, the Cubs do end up dealing Michael Wuertz to the Athletics for outfielder Richie Robnett and infielder Justin Sellers. Scouting reports and pertinent info on the newbies after the jump...

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  • my current job has me coming in at 7am (eastern)...i miss staying up til 2am to watch west coast games.

    crunch 10 min 27 sec ago view
  • Remember when west coast road trips were a good time to catch up on some reading?

    Old and Blue 27 min 37 sec ago view
  • Taboola field is more appropriate.

    Old and Blue 28 min 3 sec ago view
  • we can only hope...

    The things you have to do to pay for James Shields contract.

    Rob G. 1 hour 9 min ago view
  • I wonder if they'll have to make use of the Guaranteed Rate logo, which is a giant red arrow pointing downward.
    https://www.guaranteedrate.com

    Brick 1 hour 15 min ago view
  • unsurprisingly, the White Sox continue a tradition of stupid stuff....

    @DannyEcker BREAKING: Guaranteed Rate has purchased naming rights to U.S. Cellular Field. Will be known as Guaranteed Rate Field thru 2030.

    Rob G. 1 hour 18 min ago view
  • that was a very kind 3rd strike to hendricks to end the 3rd.

    man on 3rd, 0 outs and got 2 pop-ups and a K...Maddux-lite indeed

    Rob G. 1 hour 28 min ago view
  • how did Fowler not score from 2nd on a double?

    by making bad decisions...

    Rob G. 1 hour 35 min ago view
  • he held on a popup (in case he needed to tag up) that bounced off the wall then jogged to 3rd. there were 0 outs so that probably played into the casual nature of how he played it.

    crunch 1 hour 46 min ago view
  • Not watching -- how did Fowler not score from 2nd on a double?

    billybucks 2 hours 5 min ago view
  • uh, Fowler?

    Rob G. 2 hours 26 min ago view
  • Well I assume Ross is going to catch Lester in the playoffs, and it looks like Contreras is going to catch everyone else. I could see the Cubs keeping three catchers on the playoff roster as it would give them flexibility and Montero would have a left handed bat with some pop (at least historically) off the bench.

    Rob Richardson 3 hours 29 min ago view
  • Aren't Montero and Ross already in a tie for third catcher?

    Charlie 3 hours 36 min ago view
  • Higher than Chris Perez's mailbox.

    John Beasley 3 hours 44 min ago view
  • Contreras starting at catcher for a day game after he caught the night before. What do people think the odds are that Montero is left off the post-season roster, or is at best the third catcher?

    Rob Richardson 4 hours 11 min ago view
  • Does he project as a starter, a relief pitcher, or is it too soon to tell?

    Rob Richardson 4 hours 27 min ago view