Luis Valbuena Should Be Given a Chance to Play Second Base With Chicago Cubs
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The Chicago Cubs definitely need an upgrade at second base, the weakest position they had this past season in terms of offense. Much has been talked about a possible replacement for Darwin Barney, who could either be traded or non-tendered by […]

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Veras

Wins are going to be a precious commodity for the Chicago Cubs this season. Given that, the Cubs simply can’t afford to have alleged closer Jose Veras be ineffective when it’s time to put games away. Up 3-1 in the […]

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Travis Wood Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs played some pretty decent baseball against the Pittsburgh Pirates in a three-game set at Wrigley Field, but the rubber game of the series turned into something of a nightmare for starting pitcher Travis Wood. The Cubs have […]

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Already this season, the Cubs are showing that a more versatile and deeper lineup means more runs most of the time. Having role players like Junior Lake and Justin Ruggiano makes the lineup deeper and tonight it showed it can result in offensive […]

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Edwin Jackson

No one should have been fooled by Edwin Jackson‘s first start of the season, least of all the Chicago Cubs. Jackson looked so dominant in his first go-around against the Pittsburgh Pirates that some wondered if this was going to be […]

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Starlin Castro

Even though the Chicago Cubs lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6, they saw an encouraging sign out of shortstop Starlin Castro, who is looking to have a bounce back year this season. Castro launched two home runs in the loss and is showing that […]

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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 […]

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Ryan Kalish Chicago Cubs

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 […]

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Pedro Strop

Even though the Chicago Cubs won the game today 8-3, closer Jose Veras looked bad once again and red flags are up everywhere in the Cubs’ bullpen. Not able to locate his pitches, Veras walked four Philadelphia Phillies batters and […]

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