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Ricketts Buys Cubs, Peavy Next?

By bullpenbrian - May 19, 2009 - 12:58 am Leave a comment.

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It’s taking three banks to help Tom Ricketts finance his purchase of the Cubs.

Think about that for a second. Not one, not two, but three banks. That’s some kind of coin.

The Cubs’ price tag is $900 million. Ricketts needs $450 million to close the deal–that’s where the three banks come in.

What can’t you buy for $450 million? Seriously.

Here’s a better question. What can the Cubs afford to buy at the trade deadline?

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