Chicago Cubs: John Axford Would Significantly Bolster Bullpen
Should Milwaukee Brewers Regret Trading John Axford

The Chicago Cubs aren’t likely to make any big moves this offseason in terms of player signings. They have already inked catcher George Kottaras and reliever Wesley Wright to short-term, team-friendly deals, and more of those can definitively be expected […]

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The Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals in the 11th inning thanks to a big blast from Welington Castillo. Despite the happy outcome for the Cubs, the team is clearly facing some big worries if they want to try […]

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Jeff Samardzija

It’s becoming a story that’s all-too-common. Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija throws a gem and doesn’t get a win. Tonight, he went seven innings allowing just six hits and one earned run, lowering his season ERA to 1.29. Despite that, he will remain 0-1 […]

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Over the last few games, the Chicago Cubs‘ offense has been producing runs at a promising clip. One of the leaders in this outburst of runs scored has been the rejuvenated play of one Starlin Castro. After an injury early on […]

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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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After watching the Chicago Cubs closely during the first week of the season, something that was noticeable was their aggressiveness out on the bases. If that trait continues, it will be a welcomed positive sight to see in Chicago not […]

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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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