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Kyle Hendricks and the Interplay Between Velocity, Mechanics, and Results

Kyle Hendricks tries again tonight against the Pirates. Will there be a bump in velocity? Improved command? Better results? It’s all related.

by April 25, 2017 Analysis and Commentary
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MLB Totally Randomly Drug Tested Anthony Rizzo Immediately After He Commented on Testing System

It’s a strange situation, but it really might have been random. More on the MLB drug testing system and the Cubs.


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Fun With Last Night’s Blowout Win, Anderson’s Odd Outing, and Other Bullets

The Cubs are now way up there in the offensive rankings. Also: Brett Anderson’s start was both good and bad.

David Ross Tangos and Joins a Boy Band on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ (VIDEOS)

David Ross Tangos and Joins a Boy Band on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ (VIDEOS)

David Ross, coming soon to a mall near you!

by April 25, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: Cease, Underwood, and the Value of Struggles

Cubs Minor League Daily: Cease, Underwood, and the Value of Struggles

It’s important for minor league players to go through – and adjust to – periods of struggle.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 14, Pirates 3 – April 24, 2017

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 14, Pirates 3 – April 24, 2017

*happy circus music playing*

by April 24, 2017 Enhanced Box Scores

Jason Heyward May Be Back – He Just Crushed His Third Home Run in Four Games!

Jason Heyward May Be Back – He Just Crushed His Third Home Run in Four Games!

Jason Heyward is red freakin’ hot!

by April 24, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Pirates (6:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Pirates (6:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Brett Anderson heads to the mound to get those grounders.

by April 24, 2017 Pre-Gamin'
Javy Baez Has Been “Over Amped” at the Plate, But There’s Reason for Optimism

Javy Baez Has Been “Over Amped” at the Plate, But There’s Reason for Optimism

Joe Maddon would just like to see Baez get his “B” hack in place, and the natural ability will take things from there.

by April 24, 2017 Analysis and Commentary
Chicago Cubs Lineup: Zobrist Slides Out to Right Field

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Zobrist Slides Out to Right Field

The Cubs load up on defense in the infield, and the outfield … perhaps Jason Heyward can cover a lot of ground.

by April 24, 2017 Cubs Lineups

BIF: This College Pitcher Made a Crazy Behind-the-Back, No-Look Catch to Start a Double Play!

BIF: This College Pitcher Made a Crazy Behind-the-Back, No-Look Catch to Start a Double Play!

Baseball is Fun: What a catch!

by April 24, 2017 Baseball is Fun
Natch: Addison Russell Has Been a Defensive Stud in the Early Going

Natch: Addison Russell Has Been a Defensive Stud in the Early Going

Addison Russell made a great snag yesterday, adding to his impressive early-season defensive totals.

Series Preview: Cubs at Pirates, April 24 – April 26, 2017

Series Preview: Cubs at Pirates, April 24 – April 26, 2017

The Pirates swept the Cubs in their first match-up just a little over a week ago. Can the Cubs return the favor?

by April 24, 2017 Series Previews
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The Pirates Are Reportedly Looking for Outfielders – But Matt Szczur Seems a Tough Trade Fit

The Pirates would probably love to get a guy like Szczur right about now. But would the Cubs make that move?

Manny Machado Nearly Got Beaned in the Head – Where Do You Stand on Retaliation?

Manny Machado Nearly Got Beaned in the Head – Where Do You Stand on Retaliation?

Do you want Cubs pitchers out there throwing at batters when it sends a message?