Are Chicago Cubs Now Favorites To Land Masahiro Tanaka?
Throughout most of this process, the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers have been the clear favorites to land 25-year-old Japanese RHP Masahiro Tanaka. Now, with his deadline to sign less than a week away, many respected baseball people are now saying that […]
Justin Ruggiano Will Be A Key Component Of Chicago Cubs’ Outfield
One of the most significant moves the Chicago Cubs made during a quiet offseason was trade for outfielder Justin Ruggiano from the Miami Marlins. Ruggiano bats from the right side of the plate and was acquired for left-handed outfielder Brian […]
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
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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, […]
Interesting Home Run Derby Breaks Out Between Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Angels
In a game that was never in doubt, the Los Angeles Angels out-slugged the Chicago Cubs in Cactus League play on the final day of February. This was the Spring Training opener for the Angels, where as the Cubs dropped […]
Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees Should Come Together In A Darwin Barney Trade
As arguably the best defensive second baseman in all of baseball, Darwin Barney certainly has value to an MLB team. That being said, Barney is a light-hitting player, and that is likely understating it. His slash line of .208/.266/.303 last season was absolutely terrible, and […]
Chicago Cubs: Pedro Strop and Arodys Vizcaino Provide Bright Future For Bullpen
Last season, the Chicago Cubs bullpen was one of the worst in baseball, especially in the first half of the season. Somehow, though, between then and now, president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer have managed to turn the bullpen into a […]
What Players Would Make the Chicago Cubs Mount Rushmore?
Lately the trend in sports has been complying a Mount Rushmore of players to sum up an era or team with only four great players. The Chicago Cubs are a franchise filled with decades of history and great players. To […]