MLB Trade Rumors: 5 Chicago White Sox on the Block in 2014

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MLB Trade Rumors: 5 Tampa Bay Rays on the Block in 2014

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Edwin Jackson Contract Still Has Upside for Chicago Cubs

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The contract given by the Chicago Cubs to Edwin Jackson heading into the 2013 season is roundly ridiculed by everyone who has ever seen Jackson pitch. At four years and $52 million, the Cubs signed Jackson for the same length and total […]

Stock Watch for Chicago Cubs’ Top 10 Prospects

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Chicago Cubs’ Travis Wood May Be Emerging as a Legitimate No. 2 Starter

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He’s only thrown 12.1 innings this season, but through his first two starts Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood has drastically increased his strikeout rate compared to the rest of his career. Wood’s strikeout rate currently sits at 12.42 K/9 […]

Chicago Cubs: Early Numbers Suggest That Anthony Rizzo Is Taking The Next Step

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While it’s still early and small sample size caveats apply, first baseman Anthony Rizzo is showing signs that 2014 may be the breakout year that Chicago Cubs fans have been waiting for. The one glaring concern in Rizzo’s first full MLB season last […]

Early Look at 10 Prospects for Chicago Cubs to Target in 2014 MLB Draft

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10 Way-Too-Early MLB Rookie of the Year Candidates After Week 1

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Chicago Cubs Using Platoon Advantage to the Extreme

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In 2012, the Oakland Athletics made a surprise run to the playoffs with the help of platooning multiple positions in their lineup. It was deemed the “New Moneyball” as the A’s used platoons at four different positions: first base, second […]

Ryan Kalish Puts His Potential on Display for Chicago Cubs

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Outfielder Ryan Kalish was the feel-good story of Spring Training for the Chicago Cubs. After being non-tendered by the Boston Red Sox last year, the Cubs signed Kalish to a minor league deal on Dec. 13, 2013. He was not […]

Jose Veras Should Keep Closer Job For Chicago Cubs

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Reliever Jose Veras has done nothing to endear himself to Chicago Cubs fans in the short time that he has been a member of the team. After a bad showing in Spring Training, Veras promptly blew his first save opportunity as the Cubs […]

Chicago Cubs Must Weather Brutal April Schedule to Have Chance at Contention

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While the thought of the 2014 Chicago Cubs competing may be seen as a pipe-dream to some, a .500 record this season is not entirely out of the question. One of the largest hurdles to achieving this will be escaping […]