Chicago Cubs Make Somewhat Surprising Addition To Pen
The Chicago Cubs were–for the most part–quiet during the Winter Meetings. The much talked-about trade of Jeff Samardzija did not, or has not happened yet, and there were no multi-year deals handed out. However, back in the Chicago cold, the […]
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 […]
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Chicago Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo Continues His Ascent To Becoming Elite First Baseman
After tearing triple-A to shreds in 2012 before hitting 15 home runs with an OPS of .805 for the Chicago Cubs, Anthony Rizzo was supposed to take the next step towards stardom in 2013. In a lot of ways, he […]
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 […]
Chicago Cubs: Even Though He Is Fantastic, Don’t Expect To See Kris Bryant in the Big Leagues This Season
Last Friday in his first career Spring Training at-bat, Chicago Cubs prospect Kris Bryant worked a 3-2 count, then fouled off several pitches before he hit a monster home run to deep center field. The ball was estimated to have […]
Chicago Cubs: Darwin Barney and Emilio Bonifacio Can Productively Coexist
When the Chicago Cubs faced the Kansas City Royals at Cubs Park on Sunday, both Darwin Barney and Emilio Bonifacio were in the starting lineup with Barney at second base and Bonifacio in center field. When Bonifacio signed with the […]