Eyre on his way out of Chicago?

Update News On Scott Eyre.

The Cubs are currently debating whether or not to eat the one million dollars owed Scott Eyre in order to make a waiver trade for a prospect. The Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays, Philadelphia Phillies, and New York Yankees are all reportedly interested in the veteran reliever. Eyre is expendable as Kerry Wood‘s return to the disabled list is imminent, however the Cubs may still elect to keep Eyre and designate another player for assignment, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Update two,Eyre ON His Way To The Phillies.

Lefty reliever Scott Eyre was acquired by the Philadelphia Phillies from the Chicago Cubs on Thursday for a minor-league pitcher.

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The Phillies sent right-hander Brian Schlitter to Chicago in the trade between NL division leaders.

Eyre was 2-0 with a 7.15 ERA in 19 games over two stints with the Cubs. The 36-year-old was designated for assignment earlier this week.

Eyre didn’t allow a run in his first 14 games (nine innings) and has held left-handed hitters to a .259 batting average.

In June, Eyre set a Cubs record with 33 consecutive scoreless appearances. The streak that started in August 2007 spanned 23 2/3 innings.

Eyre is in the final season of a three-year contract. He is 23-29 with a 4.42 ERA and four saves in 556 games with the Chicago White Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, San Francisco Giants and Cubs.

Schlitter, a 16th-round pick in 2007, was 4-3 with six saves and a 2.22 ERA in 34 games for Class A Clearwater. He will report to Class A Daytona Beach,The Chicago Sun Times Reports.

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6 Responses to Eyre on his way out of Chicago?

  1. boze says:

    i wish we could get somebody with speed for eyre,thaats not asking much,just a avg guy who could give us a a late inning pinch run that is just crazy fast,i dont even care if he can hit a lick or play D cause we really have no weaknesses!

  2. boze says:

    hey mike i’ll get the series preview after i get back from the kawasaki shop,fucking need a new brake caliper already and its 250 dollars,bike part prices are insane.

    i should have the series preview up by 7:30pm my time,its almost 5pm now,i might get it a bit earlier.

    one problem ive had today on ESPN,well i have been argueing with the fucking mods all day,they removed my blog,look at it,it says “text removed”….it is the same from yours,i copy and pasted it,why in the hell would they do that,i have asked all day,if u get time check out my remarks on Communityeds wall….still no answer why it was removed but its going right back up tonight……….TTYL.

  3. MikeyCHX says:

    yeah…i need to actaully TALK to you tonight now that Im back frorm Utah…haha…Ill call you later

  4. boze says:

    ok call whenever,im gonna do that preview in a bit the kawasaki shop was closed so i will have i done in a hour or so

  5. boze says:

    posts been ok so far with you by me?????

  6. bozecubbies says:

    finally got rid of him all though i wish it was howry instead,its 6 now,because of the trade update i will wait till 8pm sharp to post the series preview on cub-card,i wanna feature this for a few cause it just broke not long ago.

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