Starlin Castro Sets Bar A Bit Too High in Gold Glove Hopes

Starlin Castro Chicago Cubs

Starlin Castro, the young superstar shortstop of the Chicago Cubs, indicated in a recent interview on cubs.com that it is his ambition to take home his first Gold Glove award in the 2013 season. Presumably inspired by second baseman and […]

Chicago Cubs Make Like Bandits in Tony Campana Trade

Tony Campana Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs fan community was slightly upset when it was announced that speedster Tony Campana was designated for assignment. He was a fan favorite during his brief tenure with the organization, despite the fact that the only aspect of […]

Projecting the Best Chicago Cubs Lineup for 2013

David DeJesus Chicago Cubs

As we get closer and closer to the start of actual games in Spring Training, one can’t help but wonder what the lineup will look like when the season actually begins for the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs have made a […]

What Will Chicago Cubs Fans Call Success in 2013?

Dale Sveum Chicago Cubs

Being that the general opinion among Chicago Cubs fans is that the team has no chance of competing for a playoff position in 2013, it seems that a point of discussion for a rebuilding franchise should be to figure out […]

Will Welington Castillo Succeed as the Cubs Starting Catcher?

Welington Castillo Chicago Cubs

Welington Castillo has some disappointing shoes to fill as the number one catcher for the Chicago Cubs in 2013. Geovany Soto, the Cubs’ previous long term starter, proved to be a huge disappointment. After a remarkable rookie season in 2008 […]

Chicago Cubs Power Output Future Rests on Anthony Rizzo

Anthony Rizzo Chicago Cubs

With Alfonso Soriano destined to be traded or become a free agent by the end of the 2014 season, the Chicago Cubs will be relying on Anthony Rizzo to become the primary power hitter in upcoming seasons. Although players like […]

Closer Brian Wilson A Good Gamble For Any MLB Team

Brian Wilson San Francisco Giants

Brian Wilson, former star closer for the San Francisco Giants, is still a free agent. Although injuries have been a problem, and Wilson will be coming off of his second Tommy John surgery, the former shutdown man would be a […]

Celebrating Black History in Baseball: Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers

The first name everyone thinks of when reflecting on the history of African-Americans in baseball is Jackie Robinson, and rightfully so. The second baseman was the first to break the color barrier when he signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in […]

Designating Campana For Assignment Right Call for Chicago Cubs

Tony Campana Chicago Cubs

Despite the player’s overall likability and amazing speed, the Chicago Cubs‘ decision to designate outfielder Tony Campana for assignment to make room for newcomer Scott Hairston was the right move. Campana became the unnecessary fifth outfielder when Hairston, a solid […]

If Marmol Allows Trade, He Won’t Be Chicago Cubs’ Problem for Long

Carlos Marmol Chicago Cubs

If the Chicago Cubs get Carlos Marmol to budge on his no-trade clause, the Dominican closer won’t be a part of the Cubs for much longer. During the off-season, a deal to trade Carlos Marmol to the Los Angeles Angels […]

Starlin Castro Should Bat Leadoff for Chicago Cubs in 2013

Starlin Castro Chicago Cubs

Starlin Castro should be the leadoff hitter for the Chicago Cubs in 2013. At first glance, Castro’s sub par on-base percentage should be a deterrent from having him at the first spot in the batting order for long, but based […]

Starlin Castro Shouldn’t Change Positions for Anyone

Starlin Castro Chicago Cubs

There has been some talk in the world of baseball journalism of Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro moving to another position to make room for other players coming up from the minors in future seasons. There are a few problems […]