RP Brandon Morrow likely done with MLB, costing Cubs millions

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RP Brandon Morrow likely done with MLB, costing Cubs millions

Thu Aug 22, 2019 11:08 am





Not the guy's fault he can't stay healthy, but this is easily Theo's worst signing.
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Re: RP Brandon Morrow likely done with MLB, costing Cubs millions

Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:05 am

Maddon broke him. Theo was explicit in his directive. Do not throw him more than two days in a row. Maddon threw him three, and he was done. Morrow was fragile, but a tremendous talent. It was up to Joe to manage that correctly, and he couldn't. Due to his "circle of trust" he leaned too heavily on Morrow, and wrecked his elbow. I think with proper management, Morrow would still be pitching.
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Re: RP Brandon Morrow likely done with MLB, costing Cubs millions

Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:34 pm

Looking at his career, he was a ticking bomb, especially after the way the dodgers used him in their postseason run just prior to the cubs signing him. His signing cost the cubs not only his dollars but the kimbrel contract as well.

Maybe Theo should have just paid Wade Davis.

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