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Cubs take new swing at long-stalled triangle building

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I think the Cubs should worry about fixing the team on the field. I've seen a lot of people over the past few weeks comment on being an organization like the Phillies. This is how the Phillies 2010 team was built. 1996 Draft Jimmy Rollins (2nd round) 1998 Draft Ryan Madson (9th round) Amateur free agent Carlos Ruiz 2000 Draft Chase Utley (1st round) 2001 Draft Ryan Howard (5th round) 2002 Draft Cole Hamels (1st round) 2004 Draft, Rule 5 Shane Victorino (Dodgers) 2005 Free agent Antonio Bastardo (undrafted rookie) 2006 Draft Domonic Brown (20th round) Free agent Jayson Werth (Dodgers) 2007 Free agent Chad Durbin (Detroit) J.C. Romero (minor leagues) Waivers Greg Dobbs (Seattle) 2008 Trade Joe Blanton (Oakland) Brad Lidge (Houston) 2009 Free agent Raul Ibanez (Seattle) Trade Ben Francisco (Cleveland) 2010 Free agent Danys Baez (Baltimore) Jose Contreras (Colorado) Ross Gload (Florida) Placido Polanco (Detroit) Brian Schneider (Mets) Wilson Valdez (minor leagues) Trade Roy Halladay (Toronto) Roy Oswalt (Houston)

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