What’s Next For Chicago Cubs’ Former Top Prospect Brett Jackson?
Outfielder Brett Jackson was once the best prospect in the minor league system for the Chicago Cubs. After his 2011 season where Jackson had an OPS of .869 between Double-A and Triple-A, Baseball America ranked him as the 32nd best prospect in all of baseball. […]
Chicago Cubs’ Travis Wood May Be Emerging as a Legitimate No. 2 Starter
He’s only thrown 12.1 innings this season, but through his first two starts Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood has drastically increased his strikeout rate compared to the rest of his career. Wood’s strikeout rate currently sits at 12.42 K/9 […]
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Jake Arrieta Soon To Claim Fifth Spot In Rotation For Chicago Cubs
The Chicago Cubs are still in the midst of a substantial rebuild. As such, the 2014 season should be used in part as a means of player evaluation. One player who requires a long look at the big league level […]
Chicago Cubs Finally Receive Some Late-Inning Bench Production
The Chicago Cubs‘ offense has been something of a mixed bag in the early part of the 2014 MLB season, with reasonable production coming from a number of sources. However, in regard to the bench in pinch-hitting situations, it was been rather bleak so […]
After Latest Blown Save, It’s No Wonder Jeff Samardzija Won’t Commit to Chicago Cubs
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 […]
Starlin Castro Finding His Spot, Producing Offense For Chicago Cubs
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 […]
Chicago Cubs’ Deeper Lineup Already Showing Improvement
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 […]