Chicago Cubs: Jeff Samardzija Has Makeup To Reach His Ceiling
Jeff Samardzija joined the “Carmen and Jurko Show” on ESPN 100 earlier this week and gave fans a glimpse of his goals as a starting pitcher who would like to stay with the Chicago Cubs long term. “This year, I [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]
Eric Jokisch Is A Sleeper Candidate For Chicago Cubs’ Future Rotation
Erik Jokisch is a left-handed starting pitcher in the Chicago Cubs‘ minor league system who receives little love from the prospect authorities, despite throwing a no-hitter last season and compiling impressive results throughout the minor leagues. Jokisch started for the [...]
Starlin Castro Injury Means It’s Time for Javier Baez to Shine with Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro suffered a mild hamstring strain in the Cubs’ spring training game yesterday and will reportedly miss anywhere between seven and 10 days of action. With this news comes a silver lining. Top shortstop prospect Javier Baez will now have [...]
Chicago Cubs: Even Though He Is Fantastic, Don’t Expect To See Kris Bryant in the Big Leagues This Season
Chicago Cubs: With One Swing, Kris Bryant Raised Expectations Even More
After leading all of college baseball with 31 home runs, being drafted No. 2 overall in the MLB draft by the Chicago Cubs, hitting .336 in his first minor league season, and winning the MVP of the Arizona Fall League, [...]