Saturday, July 31, 2010

Breaking News: Theriot & Lilly to LA

The Cubs have traded Ted Lilly and Ryan Theriot to the Dodgers for Blake DeWitt and minor league pitchers Brett Wallach and Kyle Smit.

The Cubs also send $2.5 million in the deal.

Here is some info on Blake DeWitt:
  • 2010 stats with LAD: 82 games, .270 AVG, 1 HR, 30 RBIs
  • Positions: 3B, 2B
  • B/T: Left/Right
  • Drafted: By the Dodgers in the first round of the 2004 draft.
  • MLB Debut: March 31, 2008
  • Born: August 20, 1985

Info on Brett Wallach:

  • B/T: Right
  • Born: December 2, 1988
  • Drafted: By the Dodgers in the 3rd round of 2009
  • Position: Pitcher
  • 2010 Team: Pitching for Great Lakes of the Midwest League, which is low Class-A ball.
  • Stats: 6-0, 3.72 ERA, 17 starts this year

Info on Kyle Smit:

  • B/T: Right
  • Born: Oct 14 1987
  • Drafted: By the Dodgers in the 5th round of the 2006 draft.
  • Position: Pitcher
  • 3 IP, 0 R allowed in three games with Double-A Chattanooga this season
  • 5-3, 2.49 ERA, 34 games (1 starts) with Inland Empire of the Class-A Advanced California League

It's the end of an error the Cubs, who lose two great guys in Lilly and Theriot.

I'll update when more info comes along.


  1. any word if he will be in Colorado for tonights game?

  2. I am a little biased as Theriot was one of my favorite Cubs. It does not appear they have up-graded the 2b position. Does this mean it was to save a little money and is that where they are headed in thwe future ?