Pittsburgh Pirates’ Clint Hurdle Expectedly Wins Sporting News’ NL Manager of the Year
For the second day in a row, a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates organization has received a National League award. Pirates manager Clint Hurdle has won the Sporting News’ NL Manager of the Year award voted on by other NL […]
Matt Garza’s Comments Spicing Up Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers Rivalry?
It has been 16 seasons since the Milwaukee Brewers joined the NL Central division. Since that time, the Brewers have developed a friendly rivalry with the Chicago Cubs. It is known as the I-94 series with the two stadiums separated […]
Chicago Cubs’ Prospect Javier Baez Will Not Make the Opening Day Roster
As the top prospect in a loaded Chicago Cubs‘ minor league system, Javier Baez has obvious talent and a very bright career ahead of him. At only 21 years old, he is tearing apart high-level pitching in Spring Training, making […]
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Mike Olt Leader For Chicago Cubs’ Third Base Job
With two long home runs under the lights on Wednesday against the Seattle Mariners, Mike Olt laid his claim to the third base job for the Chicago Cubs. While Olt still has yet to play the position this spring, sticking […]
Chicago Cubs Spring Training: Could Javier Baez Really Make Opening Day Roster?
At the beginning of Spring Training this season, it appeared more than a long shot that Chicago Cubs infield prospect Javier Baez would make the team out of camp. However, several recent developments are pointing to the possibility of the team’s top prospect […]
Chicago Cubs Rumors: Nate Schierholtz Doesn’t Fit In Future Plans
Last season, Nate Schierholtz was very solid for the Chicago Cubs. He showed nice power with 21 home runs and 32 doubles in 462 at-bats, while playing respectable defense in right field. Schierholtz has always struggled against left-handed pitching, but he does […]
Opening Day Starter Not a Lock After All for Chicago Cubs?
Don’t look now, but the Chicago Cubs may be shuffling their plans on just who will be taking the ball on the Opening Day lineup card. It has long been forecast and assumed numerous times that righty Jeff Samardzija would […]
Anthony Rizzo Shows His Potential In Spring Training
He has only played in 247 games as a Chicago Cub, but Anthony Rizzo has improved in a short time with the team. Last season, Rizzo hit 23 homers and 80 RBI’s while hitting .233; his batting average plummeted in […]
Chicago Cubs’ Starting Pitching Options Thinning Out?
After the Oscars, can you imagine if John Travolta had to call play-by-play for a Jeff Samardzija start? One can only imagine the botched pronunciations that would occur, like shades of Harry Caray on the call. Samardzija was on the […]